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Tribal Epidemiology Centers COVID-19 Response Webinar

Join the Directors of the 12 Tribal Epidemiology Centers in a roundtable discussion describing the roles of the Centers in Indian Country COVID-19 response efforts.

Topics covered during the roundtable discussion will include:
• Description of the Tribal Epidemiology Centers, who they serve, and their seven core functions
• Overview of the work Tribal Epidemiology Centers are currently doing for COVID-19 response efforts
• Description of the types of data the Tribal Epidemiology Centers work with, established protocols Tribal Epidemiology Centers use working with Tribal data, and Tribal data sovereignty

Facilitated by: Abigail Echo-Hawk
Director: Urban Indian Health Institute

Thursday May 21, 2020
2 PM Eastern
10 AM Alaska

Register in advance for this meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUsdOCopzojGtHmEJJh4AU0Jy44iTM-pou-

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

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National Infrastructure for Mitigating the Impact of COVID-19 within Racial and Ethnic Minority Communities

Grant Opportunities

The Office of Minority Health (OMH) is offering a funding opportunity to support the development and coordination of a national-state/territorial/tribal-local network of public and community-based organizations that will disseminate COVID-19-related information; disseminate effective response, recovery and resilience strategies; and ensure service linkages for racial and ethnic minority, rural and disadvantaged communities hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Applications Due: May 11, 2020

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Emergency Awards: Rapid Investigation of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) and Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) (R21 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

Grant Opportunities

The purpose of this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is to provide an expedited (rapid) funding mechanism for research on Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) and Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19).

Applications Due: April 29, 2021

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Tribal Public Health Capacity-Building and Quality Improvement Umbrella Cooperative Agreement Department of Health and Human Services Centers for Disease Control – OSTLTS

Grant Opportunities

CDC announces a supplemental funding opportunity for the American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) tribal nations and regional AI/AN tribally designated organizations that were awarded under CDC-RFA-OT18-1803: Tribal Public Health Capacity-Building and Quality Improvement Umbrella Cooperative Agreement. The CDC-RFA-OT18-1803 recipients are eligible to submit applications for new fiscal year (FY) 2020 Center, Institute, and Office (CIO) Project Plans according to the geographic categories under which they are awarded. The geographic categories are the following: 1) Category A: HHS Regions I, II, III, and IV; 2) Category B: HHS Regions V, VI, and VII; and 3) Category C: HHS Regions VIII, IX, and X.

Applications Due: May 26, 2020
Electronically submitted applications must be submitted no later than 11:59 p.m., ET, on the listed application due date.

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