Improving Migrant Workers’ Health

Health centers that serve farmworkers and their families now see close to a million patients annually, and are helping HRSA expand care into rural areas — including treatment for opioid misuse disorder and HIV — HRSA Administrator Tom Engels said on November 6, 2019.

Engels commended the work of the National Advisory Council on Migrant Health, which was kicking off a two-day meeting at HRSA headquarters. The Council is a congressionally mandated body that advises the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on issues that affect migrant and seasonal farmworkers.

Read more about our efforts to improve migrant workers’ health.