Lucia Colindres-Vasquez

Chair, Community Health Workers Association

Lucia worked as a Community Health Worker for the Monroe County Department of Health in 1999, a home visiting program for pregnant women and their children. During that time she became involved with CHWAR, formerly known as ROWA. She is one of the original members since the group became organized in 1999. She continues to be a member of the Board of Directors for CHWAR. Lucia has over 18 years of experience working in health care in special health areas such as prenatal care and HIV/AIDS. She also has experience with program development in the following areas: Community outreach, prevention and education, care managements services, and Community Health Worker programs. She currently works at Rochester Regional Health as the Senior Manager of Community Services.

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