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AHEC Health Careers Handbook

The Chicago AHEC Health Careers Handbook provides career profiles of over 60 different health professions as well as information about education, financial aid, job descriptions, and salary information.

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Sustainable Career Pathways for Contact Tracers

Contact tracing positions will provide an opportunity to improve equity in our state if hiring is prioritized to those most impacted by COVID 19 including formerly incarcerated persons, people from geographically hardest hit neighborhoods, people of color, people with disabilities and those who have lost their jobs.

Policy to Advance Community Health Workers in Illinois: Contact Tracing & COVID-19

These policy recommendations are not exhaustive but rather present the beginning of a roadmap for Illinois to formally re-value a role that represents an essential provider role in COVID-19 response and in improving overall community health.