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FRHD welcomes Community Resource Navigator

FALLBROOK – Fallbrook Regional Health District has announced the addition of Katia Elizondo Márquez to its team. As the newly hired Community Resource Navigator, Elizondo Márquez will play a crucial role in helping community members access essential healthcare and health-impacting resources.

The Community Resource Navigator serves to bridge the gap between individuals and the resources they need to lead healthy lives. FRHD CEO Rachel Mason said, "Elizondo Márquez, an experienced social services professional, brings a deep understanding of the diverse needs of our community."

Her role as a Community Resource Navigator will involve identifying economic barriers, addressing healthcare system concerns, and assisting with basic needs, such as food, transportation, and material goods. She will also utilize her Spanish/English bilingual skills and cultural sensitivity to establish trust and build rapport with community members, ensuring that their unique needs are met with empathy and understanding.

"With the addition of Katia Elizondo Márquez as our Community Resource Navigator, we are taking significant steps toward providing inclusive and culturally competent support to our community," said Mason. "Katia's ability to communicate fluently in both English and Spanish, combined with her education and experience in the social services, will enhance our efforts to break down barriers and ensure equitable access to healthcare and resources for all individuals.

To schedule a meeting with Elizondo Márquez, interested parties are invited to fill out the form available at, and she will promptly reach out to arrange an appointment.

FRHD is also in the process of developing open hours for walk-in appointments, and the schedule will be made available soon. Additionally, individuals can connect with Elizondo Márquez by calling 760-731-.9187, ext. 117. ¡Podemos apoyarte en español!

Submitted by Fallbrook Regional Health District.


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