The COVID Community Partnership (CCP) project has released its Phase 4 interim report, which outlines progress from August 2021 through March 2022. Click here to view the report.
The CCP project launched in May 2020 to address disparities in COVID-19 related health outcomes among under-resourced communities in Utah. The CCP project employs community health workers (CHWs) from diverse communities throughout the state by partnering with community-based organizations (CBOs) and local health departments (LHDs) to incorporate CHWs into the COVID-19 emergency response.
The CCP project has been operationalized in four phases. In 2020 with Phases 1 and 2, CCP focused on emergency response and partnered with COVID-19 testing sites to increase accessibility and address needs in under-resourced communities. The CCP project continues to evolve and adapt to the changing state of the COVID-19 pandemic. Through July 2021 with Phase 3, CCP transitioned to focus on supporting equitable vaccine distribution efforts and combatting misinformation. Now in Phase 4, the CCP project aims to build CHW capacity and facilitate partnerships between CBOs and LHDs. This interim report outlines progress of Phase 4 from August 2021 through March 2022. Phase 4 will continue through June 2023.