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Equipping Local Health Departments to Address Vaccine Hesitancy

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National Association of County and City Health Officials
Nov 19, 2021

National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) is offering a technical assistance and capacity building opportunity that will provide local health departments (LHDs) with resources to address vaccine hesitancy for routine, influenza, and COVID-19 vaccines. This will include supporting one temporary, consultant staff member in the LHD dedicated to addressing vaccine hesitancy and misinformation, building partnerships with other local organizations, and identifying areas of need to improve vaccine confidence and uptake.The opportunity is open to rural and tribal health departments.

Detailed lists of required activities and deliverables are provided in the application instructions.


Eligible applicants are LHDs with an interest and identified need to promote vaccine confidence and contain vaccine misinformation as related to routine, influenza, and COVID-19 vaccines.

Applicants must be able to:

  • Hire a consultant to carry out the project work
  • Serve as a host site that will support the identified individual as a temporary consultant employee and supervise the consultant's daily activities
  • Provide one temporary, consultant staff member with appropriate staff accommodations and training
Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

3 awardees will receive a fee-for-service contract and up to $100,000 to support the vaccine hesitancy consultant and project activities.

The project period will end on July 31, 2022.

Application process

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

Applicant webinar recording

Tagged as
COVID-19 · Infectious diseases · Public health · Vaccination

Organizations (1)

  • National Association of County and City Health Officials, view details

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