Links women and men with breast cancer needs to organizations and community partners to receive needed care and services living in Colorado.
- Komen’s Helpline Information Flyer: English | Spanish
- Komen’s Treatment Assistance Program Application: English | Spanish
2022 WWC Marketing Campaign Toolkit Documents
Improve the health of Colorado women who may qualify for the WWC (Health Navigation and Clinical Services) by encouraging them to get caught up on critical breast and cervical cancer screenings with the marketing materials in this toolkit folder. Materials include posters, postcards, press release templates, rack cards, social media images, and a press kit. Materials are available in English and Spanish.
Health Navigator Workforce Development
Colorado’s Health Navigator Workforce Development Initiative aims to define competencies and standardize training for unlicensed health navigators as well as create a voluntary registry for employers to use when hiring. Follow this link to find out more about the health navigator competency assessment, CDPHE-recognized training programs for health navigators, the Colorado Health Navigator Registry and more!
Alliance for HPV Free Colorado
The Alliance for HPV Free Colorado aims to implement a multidisciplinary approach that results in a sustainable increase in completion of the HPV vaccine series for 9-17 year olds in 15 counties across Colorado. The Alliance is supported by the Cancer, Cardiovascular and Chronic Pulmonary Disease Grants Program to address cancer.
- Provider-facing webpage
- Community-facing webpage
- Parent Handout: English | Spanish
- Poster: English | Spanish
Colorado Cancer Coalition
The Colorado Cancer Coalition is the statewide network dedicated to improving Colorado lives touched by cancer. On the website you’ll find a Resource Directory and an Event Calendar with Colorado based cancer support groups and educational events. If you are looking to get more involved and network with others in cancer related fields, you can join a Task Force and/or attend quarterly meetings.
- Cancer Resources Map - This virtual map highlights cancer screening, treatment, and support options available in the state of Colorado.
Colorado Cancer Genetics Alliance
The Colorado Cancer Genetic Alliance is a partnership of genetic counselors, educators and public health professionals who offer genetic counseling services throughout the state. The Alliance’s goal is to reduce the burden of cancer in Colorado by identifying those at higher risk for cancer due to inherited genetic factors. The Alliance provides:
- Education on genetic cancers for providers and patients
- Tools for screening patients
- Options for genetic counseling, screening, testing and cancer screening/surveillance for patients
Advance Care Planning Tools for Providers
This website features tools to assist healthcare workers with advance care planning conversations from determining a Medical Durable Power of Attorney to difficult conversations on goals of care. This site contains short videos, conversation guides, COVID specific resources, shared decision making tools, and more.
The Community Guide: Cancer
The Guide to Community Preventive Services (The Community Guide) is a collection of evidence-based findings of the Community Preventive Services Task Force (CPSTF). It is a resource to help you select interventions to improve health and prevent disease in your state, community, community organization, business, healthcare organization, or school.
Think cultural health
This website features information, continuing education opportunities, resources, and more for health and health care professionals to learn about culturally and linguistically appropriate services, or CLAS. Launched in 2004, Think Cultural Health is sponsored by the Office of Minority Health
National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program (NBCCEDP)
The CDC funding source that focuses on implementing a program to provide breast and cervical cancer screening services to uninsured and underinsured women and implement key evidence-based strategies to reduce structural barriers to screening within health systems. The Women’s Wellness Connection is responsible for implementing NBCCEDP in Colorado.
Health Insurance Portability and Privacy Act (HIPAA) rules
Learn about your organization’s responsibilities regarding health information privacy.