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HACC Increases On-Campus Class Offerings for Fall 2021 Semester
HACC, Central Pennsylvania’s Community College, will extend its mostly remote online instruction and student services through the fall 2021 semester. However, as a result of the decline of COVID-19 cases, HACC’s reported cases of COVID-19 remaining low, the state’s heightened vaccination plan and the announced ease of mitigation restrictions, the College will increase the number of approved on-campus classes offered and bring select student services back to campus by appointment.


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20 January 2021

HACC to Launch 100% Online Community Health Worker Program

HARRISBURG, Pa. – HACC, Central Pennsylvania’s Community College, is expanding Pennsylvanians’ access to healthcare education with the launch of a fully online, 120-hour Community Health Worker (CHW) Program. The CHW Program is accredited through the Pennsylvania Certification Board.

Vic Rodgers, vice president of workforce development, said, “Currently, there are over 400 job openings in Pennsylvania for community health workers. HACC has designed an educational program that satisfies Pennsylvania Certification Board requirements and meets a need in the community.”

HACC’s program includes lecture and clinical opportunities. The program covers six major areas: health care, social services, communication skills, health education, and individual and community advocacy. Upon completion of the program, individuals may apply for professional certification as a CHW.
Community health workers contribute to improved health outcomes in their communities and may hold titles such as outreach worker, patient navigator or peer health educator.

Classes begin Feb. 9, 2021. For additional information about the program and how to enroll, please visit HACC’s website.
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