93.495: Community Health Workers for Public Health Response and Resilient
Sept. 2, 2022
Sept. 2, 2022
To scale up Community Health Worker (CHW) activities across the nation related to public health response efforts in those communities hit hardest by an outbreak and among populations that are at high risk for exposure, infection, and poorer health outcomes (priority populations). Emphasis and or focus areas are the: 1) Training Community Health Workers to ensure comprehensive acquisition and reinforcement of relevant knowledge, roles, and skills in support of a public health response to manage outbreaks and community spread; 2) Deploying Community Health Workers to support the public health response to manage outbreaks among priority populations within communities; 3) Engaging Community Health Workers to help build and strengthen community resilience to mitigate the impact of an outbreak by improving the overall health of priority populations within communities.
Type of Assistance
B - Cooperative Agreements
Eligibility applicants include: State government health departments; local governments (including city, county, and district health departments); Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized); Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments); Urban Indian Health Programs; Government Organizations: State (includes the District of Columbia), Territorial governments or their bona fide agents in the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, the Commonwealth of the Northern Marianna Islands, American Samoa, Guam, the Federated States of Micronesia, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, and the Republic of Palau, American Indian or Alaska Native tribal governments (federally recognized or state-recognized) Applicants, through full and open competition, must be a bona fide agency of a state, locality, territory or tribe, including, but not limited to, health departments.