Healthy Sioux Empire Community-Based CHW and Libraries

The “Healthy Sioux Empire Community-based CHW and Libraries” project focuses on bringing a Community Health Worker (CHW) into the public library system in the Sioux Falls Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA). This project will connect Siouxland Libraries staff and community member library users with expanded knowledge of health resources available from the National Library of Medicine. 


Project Lead: Fran Rice


Geographic Type: Rural
Race & Ethnicity: American Indians, Asians/Asian Americans, Blacks/African Americans, Hispanics/Latin Americans, Other Pacific Islanders
Roles of Participants Project is Intended to Serve: Library or Information Professional, Library Staff - Community College

Award Details

Funding Source: Region 4
Period of Performance: May 1, 2023 - Apr 30, 2024
Project Status: Completed

Project Funding

Federal Fiscal Year 2023: $26,162