RHCs At Work

Successes in the Field

RHC Profiles: Finding a Place in Northeast Colorado

A mural in Sterling Colorado created by Communities That Care.

Regional Health Connector Jeff Appleman’s favorite thing about Fort Morgan, population 11,000, is its small-town feel. “It’s a strong community. They’re always looking out for each other,” he said of his northeast Colorado home. “In Denver, you’ll go to a meeting that’s catered by Panera or whatever. Here, I’m getting home- cooked meals.” Jeff is […]

From the Southwest to Douglas County, RHCs Take the Lead

In southwest Colorado, RHC Mary Dengler-Fry worked with youth on a digital storytelling project about resilience.

By Rebecca Rapport, RHC Program Manager In May, all 21 Regional Health Connectors gathered in Keystone, Colorado for a biannual retreat. We shared success stories, developed ideas for the future of the RHC role and program, and explored ways to strengthen partnerships with organizations around the state. I’m a primary contact for 11 RHCs, which […]

Regional Health Connector Promotes Health & Wellness in Southwest Denver

Stephanie Salazar-Rodriguez is the Regional Health Connector for Denver County. We are excited to showcase her recent success in convening the 2017 Health & Wellness Expo in collaboration with Porter Adventist Hospital and College View Community Center/Life Line. Stephanie coordinated 129 volunteers to provide blood pressure and BMI checks, fresh food, dental screenings, A1C/Diabetes screenings, […]