Community Health Workers for Covid Response and Resilient Communities (CDC-CCR) Grant
On August 23, 2021, the Arizona Advisory Council on Indian Health Care (AACIHC) was awarded the CDC-CCR grant. The grant runs through August 31, 2021 to August 30, 2024.The grant is a CDC initiative, funding over 68 government and tribal entities.
- To enhance and expand the training and deployment of CHW/CHR to COVID-19 response efforts;
- To build and strengthen community resilience to respond to COVID-19 and future public health emergencies;
- To decrease the impact of COVID-19 on at-risk populations;
- To decrease health disparities and increase health equity in target populations.
Who are the partners to the CDC-CCR grant?
Subcontracted Grant Partners:
- Cocopah Indian Tribe
- White Mountain Apache Tribe
- Hualapai Tribe
- Salt River Pima- Maricopa Indian Community
- Hopi Tribe
- Navajo Nation
- Gila River Health Care
- Colorado River Indian Tribes
- CHR Movement
- Northern Arizona University
- Provide overall support, including oversight of development of instrument design, data collection, database development and management, collaborative analysis, and development.
Three Objectives with implementation of the CDC-CCR grant:
- Objective 1: Train CHRs to ensure comprehensive acquisition and reinforcement of relevant knowledge, roles, and skills to support the COVID-19 public health response to manage outbreaks and community spread.
- Objective 2: Deploy CHRs to support the COVID-19 Public Health Response to manage outbreaks and spread of COVID-19 among AI communities in Arizona.
- Objective 3: Engage CHRs to help build and strengthen AI communities’ resilience to mitigate the impact of COVID-19 by improving the overall health of their populations.
- CHRs with uS! Quarterly Meeting
- Annual CHR summit
For more information please visit the CDC website : https://www.cdc.gov/chronicdisease/programs-impact/nofo/covid-response.htm
For more information please contact: Bella Denton, Grants Manager at [email protected]