Rethinking local health department (LHD) roles in the safety net under health care reform: The central role of community health workers (CHWs)

Carl H. Rush, MRP1, James Krieger, MD, MPH2, June Robinson, MPH3 and Theresa Mason, Ph.D.4
(1)UT School of Public Health, Institute for Health Policy, San Antonio, TX, (2)Public Health - Seattle and King County, Seattle, WA, (3)Public Health – Seattle & King County, Seattle, WA, (4)Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Boston, MA