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Strengthening Rural Local Health Department Capacity to Address Social Determinants of Health

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National Association of County and City Health Officials
Jan 26, 2018

This program provides training, technical assistance, and project support funding to assist rural teams of local health departments (LHDs) and their partners in applying a Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) lens to their community health improvement planning efforts.

Required activities include:

  • Attend an in-person workshop on March 20-21, 2018 in Washington, D.C. where participants will complete an action planning process that is appropriate to their current stage of implementation
  • Participate in 3-4 calls as a community team
  • Implement the action plan developed during the in-person meeting
  • Participate in project evaluation

LHDs are eligible to apply if they meet the following conditions:

  1. Serve at least one rural geographic area as defined by RUCA codes between 4-10
  2. Have completed a community health assessment (CHA)
  3. Currently in the action planning/implementation stages of the community health improvement plan (CHIP)
  4. Are able to attend an in-person meeting in Washington, DC on March 20-21, 2018
  5. Are able to apply for the project with two partner agencies, one from a non-health sector, that are able to commit to the full project activities
Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Six (6) LHDs will receive training, technical assistance, and $15,000 to support project goals and travel.

Application process

Links to additional guidance, application instructions , and the online application are available on the program website.

Tagged as
Networking and collaboration · Planning and strategy methods and resources · Public health · Social determinants of health

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