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Local Health Department Healthcare-Associated Infections and Antimicrobial Resistance (HAI/AR) Project

This funding record is inactive. Please see the program website or contact the program sponsor to determine if this program is currently accepting applications or will open again in the future.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Association of County and City Health Officials
Dec 12, 2022

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) will provide funding to strengthen the capacity of local health departments (LHDs) for healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) and antimicrobial resistant (AR) prevention and response.

LHDs may use the funding to pilot and implement the Interim Local Health Department Strategy for Response, Control, and Prevention of HAI/AR. Specifically, the project aims to increase LHD capacity in the following areas:

  • Support local health department capacity for HAI prevention and response
  • Advance local health department engagement in AR-related initiatives and activities
  • Enhance coordination and connection with the State Health Department HAI/AR programs
  • Develop and identify resources, lessons learned, and best practices for other LHDs
  • Build strategic approaches to HAI/AR, including addressing health equity, through the implementation of the CDC LHD HAI/AR Strategy

Local health departments at the city, county, metropolitan, district, and tribal level are eligible to apply.

Applicants must have at least one employee who will:

  • Participate in a monthly community of practice with other LHDs
  • Coordinate with local, state, and regional partners
  • Pilot and implement the CDC LHD HAI/AR strategy
  • Attend at least one conference to share lessons learned
Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Up to $120,000 based on the project type

Application process

A link to the application instructions is available on the program website.

Email completed applications to

Applicant webinar recording

Tagged as
Health workforce education and training · Networking and collaboration · Planning and strategy methods and resources · Public health

Organizations (2)

  • National Association of County and City Health Officials, view details
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, view details

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