Building Workforce Capacity of Rural and Frontier Local Health Departments to Respond to COVID-19
The National Association of County and City Health Officials offers funding for training and technical assistance activities that build workforce capacity in rural and frontier local health departments (LHDs) in order to help communities more effectively respond to and recover from the COVID-19 crisis. The program focuses on strengthening COVID testing, contact tracing, and vaccine administration activities, as well as identifying best, promising, and innovative practices in support of these activities. Funding is intended to help communities become more resilient in addressing the COVID-19 pandemic and future public health emergencies.
Governmental LHDs whose main, administrative office is located in rural or frontier/remote areas are eligible to apply.
For this opportunity rural and frontier areas are defined as follows:
- Rural areas are those with a Rural Urban Commuting Area (RUCA) Code between 4 and 10.
- Frontier areas are those with a RUCA code of 10.
Awards are issued in the form of fixed price contracts of up to $35,000.
For complete information about funding programs, including your application status, please contact funders directly. Summaries are provided for your convenience only. RHIhub does not take part in application processes or monitor application status.