Public Health Weekly


Funding Opportunities

Multi-Site Study of the Health Implications of Exposure to PFAS-Contaminated Drinking Water

Applications Due: May 30, 2019

CDC and ATSDR released a Notice of Funding Opportunity soliciting research applications to conduct a multi-site study on the human health effects of exposures to Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) through drinking water. The main goal of the study is to examine the association between PFAS exposure and health outcomes.

More information can be found here.

Healthy Brain Initiative Planning Lab: Alzheimer’s and Chronic Conditions

Applications Due: May 31, 2019

ASTHO and the Alzheimer’s Association are pleased to offer an opportunity for states to apply for the Healthy Brain Initiative (HBI) Planning Lab, which has a unique focus on Alzheimer’s and other dementias as chronic conditions. The Planning Lab will support public health teams from up to 8 states in the development of strategy-and-action plans addressing Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias as chronic conditions. From August 2019 through March 2020, selected state teams will participate in educational sessions, analyze state data and priorities, and craft plans with strategies focused on cognitive health, dementia, and caregiving. Each strategy will have both immediate and longer-term actions related to the HBI’s State and Local Public Health Partnerships to Address Dementia, The 2018-2023 Road Map. Applications have a four page limit.

Review the Request for Applications now.

Emergency Department Surveillance of Nonfatal Suicide-Related Outcomes (ED-SNSRO)

Applications Due: June 14, 2019  

CDC’s Division of Violence Prevention released a Notice of Funding Opportunity intending to fund up to nine states, territories, and local health departments for up to three years, from September 2019 through August 2022. The goal is for CDC and participating states, territories, and local health departments to collaborate on improving the timeliness of surveillance of nonfatal suicide-related outcomes.

Review this grant opportunity.