What is a Community Health Worker?
I am a connector. I am an advocate. I am a health educator. I am a coach.

Community Health Workers are part of your care team.
The Community Health Workers will work with you to understand the COVID-19 vaccine facts and connect you to support and services.

Community Health Workers are connected to your community.
The Community Health Workers know the communities in which they are working and understand the barriers that you face to improve your health.

Community Health Workers can help you.
The goal of the Community Health Workers is to talk to you about COVID-19 facts and vaccination information to assist you in making health care decisions for you and your family.

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Meet our Community Health Workers!
These wonderful individuals help bridge the gap between the myths and facts about the COVID-19 Vaccine. Without them, we wouldn't be able to add the personal connection to our effort in getting more people to understand the facts about the vaccine and consider being vaccinated.

Meet The Team

Probartic Byest

Humphreys County

Probartic is a Certified Community Health Worker with vast experience in working in Humphreys County to facilitate communication concerning COVID-19. She was employed at the Southern Health Commission as a Community Health Worker for over nine years.


Eunikka Freeman

Bolivar County

Eunikka’s background in healthcare enhances her role working with the residents of Bolivar County to expand COVID-19 information and knowledge. Most recently, she was employed at Shaw Medical Clinic as an office assistant and phlebotomist.


Latania Dodd

Leflore County

Latania’s work with the Mississippi State Department of Health enables her community health worker role to facilitate COVID-19 efforts in Leflore County. Her experience includes working as a Regional Diabetes Coordinator and a supervisor at a personal care home.


Dianne Beasley-Spears

Sharkey & Issaquena County

Dianne’s background as a social worker allows her human services skills to reach the citizens of Sharkey and Issaquena Counties with COVID-19 information. During the last few years, she has served as a disaster case manager overseeing relief and recovery efforts in the Delta.


Richard Stevens

Tate & Tunica County

Richard’s Registered Nurse expertise as well as education background enables him to expand COVID-19 knowledge to the residents of Tate and Tunica Counties. Richard was an RN in Memphis for over 20 years including supervisory roles.


Stacey Wilson-Wells

Sunflower & Washington County

Stacy’s experience as a Community Health Worker, provides the residents of Sunflower and Washington Counties with COVID-19 facts and knowledge. She worked for over three years in Leland focusing on diabetic patients, outreach and promoting healthy lifestyles.


Dianne Mitchell

Coahoma and Quitman County

Dianne, a Clarksdale native, has over 20 years’ experience in Community and Healthcare Public Relations. She has worked with numerous community partners to foster and improve health disparities through education, health fairs and advocacy.