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Community Health Worker Toolkit & Resources
A compilation of tools to assist you as you serve your community

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HEART HEALTH
Your Guide to Lowering Your Blood Pressure with DASH – Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) Eating Plan Book*  

American Heart Association Hypertension Quick Guide*
Nebraska Heart Disease & Stroke Program (HDSP) Blood Pressure & Cholesterol Record Card*

*To request these items please contact the Nebraska HDSP Program
 

DIABETES
Know Your Blood Sugar Numbers: English and Spanish
The National Diabetes Prevention Program, is an evidence-based lifestyle change program for preventing type 2 diabetes. It has encouraged healthy lifestyle changes in participants, which has helped individuals cut their risk of diabetes in half. Meetings are held by a lifestyle coach for a period of one-year. Diabetes LogoThe program has seen great success in theNebraska Panhandle.

National Diabetes Education Program, provides several resources and tools, including the “Road to Health Toolkit.” To order the toolkit please  email us here

Looking for a Certified Diabetes Educator in your community? Find one at one of the two links below.  

 

BREAST & CERVICAL CANCER
Every Woman Matters Bookmark:           English Spanish  
NE Breast Health Quick Reference Guide: English Spanish
  

Be Active LogoACTIVE LIVING

 
Be active…your way – every day! English & Spanish Summary fact sheets available. Other active core messages include: Go lean with screen…turn off the TV & be active!


Go4Life, Various resources are available, when you select the “Resources” tab, for topics such as physical activity, nutrition, safety, social support, goal setting as well as tracking tools.
 
 
Game & Parks LogoNebraska Game & Parks Looking for a way to be active outdoors? Find your closest Nebraska State Park and explore the many activities you can do there.
 

 

HEALTHY EATING
 
Looking for a farmers’ market near you? Click HERE for an interactive map! Nebraska Our Best to You, aims to further advance the availability and benefits of Nebraska's agricultural food products.
Best To You Logo
"Produce that's shipped in from other states can't match the farm fresh flavor and quality of Nebraska's fruits and vegetables. Nebraska-grown produce is great for your table and great for the local economy. Vine ripened beats box ripened every time."

 
  
Eat Fruits & Veggies LogoEat more fruits & veggies…more does matter!

English & Spanish Summary fact sheets available.
 


 


TOBACCO CESSATION

Tobacco Free LogoNebraska Cessation Resources: Are you ready to quit but don’t know where to start?

Nebraska Tobacco Quitline A free & confidential service to help you when you are ready to quit.

Nebraska Tobacco Cessation Programs &Resources Locate the program or tool that works best for you.


 
 BREASTFEEDING
Breastfeeding Logo

Breastfeeding...the healthy choice for moms & babies. English & Spanish fact sheets available.
 
Health Navigation Home

Nebraska Office of Women’s and Men’s Health
301 Centennial Mall South
P.O. Box 94817
Lincoln, NE 68509-4817
1-800-532-2227 | dhhs.chw@nebraska.gov