Guides are healthcare and public health professionals who want to build a foundation of shared understanding with the patients, clients, and communities they serve. Guides have medical and public health knowledge, and they share their knowledge with their patients and communities. 

Topics include:

  • The health literacy triangle (patient, provider, organization)
  • Health literacy and equity
  • Building relationships non-verbal communication
  • Communicating about COVID in the US-Mexico border
  • Effective communication strategies Identifying and countering misinformation
  • Assessing health literacy in people
  • Assessing health literacy of written materials
  • Communicating with story
  • Community health literacy

Who We Are

Salud y Vida Con Amigos uses Health literacy to help people find, understand, appraise, and act on information to protect themselves and their community from COVID-19.  Salud y Vida con Amigos is funded by the Office of Minority Health/OASH/HHS and is a program of Doña Ana County.

Office of Minority Health

Contact Us

Salud y Vida con Amigos
Doña Ana County Health and Human Services
845 N. Motel Blvd.
Las Cruces, New Mexico 88007
(575) 728-5591 

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