Health Confianza debuts Wellnesscultura.org during Health Literacy Month
San Antonio — October is Health Literacy Month and Health Confianza, a community-wide health literacy initiative, has introduced wellnesscultura.org, an online resource with preventive health information and a list of local clinics.
The new online resource was created with health literacy principles and input from community health workers and UT Health San Antonio public health experts. Health literacy is the ability to find, understand and use health information.
This new resource site is for community members and can also be a useful tool for community health workers, social workers and other health and social service professionals, to stay up to date on the many resources in the community for referrals and networking.
- Local health clinics.
- Health coverage resources.
- Mental health resources.
- Organizations with community health workers
- Downloadable health flyers and information.
About Health Confianza:
Health Confianza (Spanish for confidence or trust) is a community-wide health literacy initiative that began in 2020 with pilot funding from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The initiative, which is housed at the University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio (UT Health San Antonio), provides health education, workforce training, health information and resources to the community.