Rockingham County’s new Integrated Health Care program features SUV filled with medical gear

ROCKINGHAM COUNTY, N.C. -- With an SUV filled with medical gear, Elena Walker visits three to five patients in their homes every day.

She checks vital signs, medications, and assesses the patient's overall welfare.

“Do they have food? Do they have heat? Are they able to take care of themselves?” she said.

Walker is one of two community paramedics who are part of Rockingham County's new Integrated Health Care program.

“My job is trying to figure out how to prevent emergencies,”

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