The purpose of this program is to fund capacity-building assistance (CBA) activities in support of COVID- 19 response for organizations that were previously awarded funding under Funding Strategy 1 of CDC- RFA-OT18-1802: "Strengthening Public Health Systems and Services through National Partnerships to Improve and Protect the Nation's Health" in FY18.
The CDC-RFA-OT18-1802 recipients are eligible to submit applications for COVID-19 CIO Project Plans according to the Target Population Category (A, B, or C) and Target Population Description for which they received initial funding in FY18.
The purposes of the program described within the supplemental funding are to strengthen the nation's public health infrastructure, ensure a competent, current, and connected public health system, and improve delivery of essential public health services through capacity-building assistance (CBA) in response to COVID-19.
Applications should include capacity-building assistance activities relevant to implementing this program's key strategies, activities, and outcomes, as they relate to the following emergency preparedness domains:
- Strengthen Incident Management for Early Crisis Response
- Strengthen Jurisdictional Recovery
- Strengthen Biosurveillance
- Strengthen Information Management
- Strengthen Countermeasures and Mitigation
- Strengthen Surge Management
- Strengthen Communications
- Achieve Incident Management System Response Objectives
Applicants should propose to address the OT18-1802 program outcomes using the following strategies and activities. The activities listed below are not exhaustive and should be augmented based on the priority COVID-19 needs of the target population and the outcomes and strategies outlined in the individual COVID-19 CIO Project Plans.
Applicants are eligible to submit applications for COVID-19 CIO Project Plans according to the Target Population Category and Target Population Description for which they received initial funding in FY18.
None is available.