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Traditional Health Worker Steering Committee to meet Sept. 23 in Salem

September 18, 2013
September 18, 2013

Contact: Carol Cheney, 971-673-2960 (meeting information or accommodations)

Rebeka Gipson-King, 503-756-0366 (media inquiries)

Traditional Health Worker Steering Committee to meet Sept. 23 in Salem

What: The Traditional Health Worker (THW, previously called Non-Traditional Health Worker or NTHW) Steering Committee will meet September 23 in Salem. The committee will be updated on development of administrative rules governing worker background checks and on rules for a Traditional Health Worker Commission. The committee will also host a “meet and greet” with final candidates for the health equity workforce manager position within the Office of Equity and Inclusion.

When: Monday, September 23, 1-4 p.m.

Where: Barbara Roberts Human Services Building, Room 137, 500 Summer Street, NE, Salem
Toll-free conference call line: 1-877-873-8017; participant code: 441654
Webinar (if needed to review documents):

For more information on the meeting, visit the committee’s webpage at

The meeting site is accessible to persons with disabilities. Individuals requiring accommodation may request alternate formats, sign language interpreters, physical accessibility, or other reasonable accommodations by calling the Oregon Health Authority at 1-800-282-8096 at least 48 hours before the meeting.