Women’s History Month focuses on healing and hope

Women’s History Month is a time to highlight and celebrate the contributions of women. This year, the designated theme for March 2022 is “Providing Healing, Promoting Hope.” According to the National Women’s History Alliance (NWHA), the theme is “both a tribute to the ceaseless work of caregivers and frontline workers during this ongoing pandemic and [...]

Senator Casey introduces legislation to build up CHW workforce

Strengthening the Community Health Worker (CHW) workforce has come to the forefront of conversations about preventable disease and reducing health care disparity across the nation. CHWs are frontline public health workers who are trusted and integrated members of the communities in which they work. A CHW works as a liaison to connect the people who [...]

Get to know new Community Care HUB CHW Sophie Sprankle

Meet Sophie Sprankle, the newest Community Health Worker at the HUB. She is employed by care coordination agency Alleghenies United Cerebral Palsy. Tell us about yourself. My name is Sophie. I am a graduate of Pennsylvania Highlands Community College with a degree in Social Work and a certificate in Substance Abuse & Addiction Technician. In [...]

2022-02-17T15:32:36+00:00February 17th, 2022|Categories: COVID-19, HUB, HUB Community Health Workers, News|

We’re hiring! 1889 Jefferson Center for Population Health searching for Referral Coordinator

The 1889 Jefferson Center for Population Health is looking for a Referral Coordinator to join the team. You will be responsible for assisting with client enrollment, tracking referral outcomes, making sure the community resource database is accurate, and clerical support in the office. The right candidate will also be instrumental in the Community Care HUB. [...]

2022-02-17T15:30:44+00:00January 25th, 2022|Categories: HUB, News, Population Health|

Being that compassionate person: Meet Stephanie Buck our new CHW

Meet the newest HUB Community Health Worker Stephanie Buck. She is employed by HUB care coordination agency Community Action Partnership of Cambria County. Tell us about yourself. I’m a mother of 3 children. I have a daughter who just turned 20 and is a Sophomore at Juniata College, an 18-year-old son in his senior year [...]

Community Care HUB Celebrates One Year Anniversary!

September 1, 2021 marked the one-year anniversary of the Community Care HUB. We are grateful to HUB Care Coordination Agencies - Alleghenies United Cerebral Palsy, Beginnings, Inc., & Community Action Partnership of Cambria County - who became Care Coordination Agency partners of ours over a year ago. Needless to say, starting a home-visiting program during [...]

2021-09-01T10:05:59+00:00September 1st, 2021|Categories: HUB, News|

Advocating for our community: Justina Schreiber, HUB CHW

Tell us about yourself. My name is Justina. I was born and raised in Johnstown. I graduated from the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown with a B.S. in Psychology with a related area of Sociology. My husband Jim and I have been married for almost 11 years and have two high-spirited children, Isabella & Anthony. [...]

2021-08-18T07:57:47+00:00August 18th, 2021|Categories: HUB, HUB Community Health Workers, News|

Referral Partner Spotlight: Tableland, a one-stop shop

If you’ve heard of Tableland in Somerset County, you may have also wondered about the origin of its name. The name ‘Tableland’ stems from President Johnson’s War on Poverty in the 1960s. When Somerset residents got together to establish the organization at the time, the word ‘tableland’ was commonly used and fit the Somerset geography [...]

2021-08-18T07:38:04+00:00August 18th, 2021|Categories: HUB, News|

Meet Brianna Livingston, HUB CHW Supervisor

Tell us about yourself. I am a Somerset County native and a graduate of North Star High School. I received my B. A in Human Resources from Geneva College. I am married to my husband of 16 years Jim. We have two wonderful children Braden and Abby. We recently added a new addition to our [...]

2021-08-09T15:14:29+00:00August 9th, 2021|Categories: HUB, HUB Community Health Workers, News|
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