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ELIGIBILITY

Can I apply if I'm not an employee of a local health department?

Yes.

 

If you are not applying as an employee of a local department, you must be an employee of a local government department and include a letter of support [no more than one page] from your local health authority describing how your vector control program will collaborate to improve jurisdictional capacity to prevent and respond to vector-borne threats. Your local health authority may be a health commissioner, a departmental director of environmental health, or another representative with appropriate decision-making authority

TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE

What type of support will be offered to program participants?

Technical assistance will be provided to mentors and mentees throughout the program period. Specific areas of technical assistance include:

  • NACCHO administrative support to include facilitation of meetings, webinars, and project conference calls.

  • NACCHO technical support and guidance for any needs, including resources

  • Access to CDC Vector Borne Disease Specialists and Entomologists address questions on Integrated Pest Management, including pesticide resistance testing.

SELECTION PROCESS

How will applicants be selected to participate in the Vector Control Collaborative?

Applications will be reviewed by NACCHO and CDC.

  • Late applications will not be accepted.
  • Incomplete applications and applications submitted outside of the NACCHO Forms website not be reviewed.
  • Applicants will be notified of their selection status in January 2019 via email to the specified point of contact. Selected applicants will be provided with a letter certifying NACCHO’s plans for reimbursement.

NACCHO and CDC will use the following criteria to review application materials in each of the sections below:

  • Completeness in application materials and all related questions;
  • Demonstrated capability (mentors) or gaps (mentees) in the application self-assessment; and
  • Well-supported plans to build program capacity, improve local collaboration and support program sustainability as appropriate

PROGRAM AND APPLICATION SUPPORT

Who do I contact if I have additional questions about the Vector Control Collaborative or the application?

Questions about the Vector Control Collaborative or the program application should be sent to vectorcontrol@naccho.org