Dedicated to improving the health and well-being of the African American community. The Center provides chronic disease management programs, health education, and Connect for Health Colorado application assistance. Classes are held at the Center and various locations in the community.
The Center for African-American Health is dedicated to improving the health and well-being of the African American community. The Center is the leading resource for disease prevention, chronic disease management programs and health education for African Americans in metro Denver.
The Center for African American Health is a community-based organization providing disease prevention and disease management programs in the metro Denver area. The Center’s mission is to empower and improve the health and well-being of African-Americans, who have higher rates of illness, disability and premature death from diseases such as diabetes, cancer, and cardiovascular disease. Launched in 2005, the Center partners with a wide array of health education and health delivery organizations to provide services to thousands of participants each year. Programs such as the national Diabetes Prevention Program, Diabetes Self-Management, A Matter of Balance fall prevention, the Just Check It home blood pressure monitoring system are a few of the services provided free of charge to participants. In addition, the Center for African American Health is also active in the public policy arena, advocating for system reforms focused on prevention and on reducing health disparities.