Strengthening Rural Local Health Department Capacity to Address Social Determinants of Health
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:
- Serve at least one rural geographic area as defined by RUCA codes between 4-10
- Have completed a community health assessment (CHA)
- Currently in the action planning/implementation stages of the community health improvement plan (CHIP)
- Are able to attend an in-person meeting in Washington, DC on March 20-21, 2018
- 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
Six (6) LHDs will receive training, technical assistance, and $15,000 to support project goals and travel.
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