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The GIS Pilot Project for Tribes and Tribal Environmental Programs

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Funding Description

The National Indian Health Board (NIHB) is accepting applications for a GIS Pilot Project designed to support Tribal environmental health programs carrying out surveillance, epidemiology, laboratory capacity, and other COVID-19 preparedness and response activities. Tribes, Tribal Epidemiology Centers (TECs), Tribal Health Departments, or Tribal environmental health programs awarded the grant will be required to pilot the Tribal-Focused Environmental Risk and Sustainability (Tribal-FERST) Tool and identify opportunities and challenges for improving the tool to support system-wide efforts.

The GIS Pilot Project will support Tribal environmental health staff conducting COVID-19 investigations and integrating environmental health data with data from other sources to enhance COVID-19 surveillance and monitoring.


Apply Today

To apply for this funding opportunity, submit an application to Brett Weber at BWeber@nihb.org no later than Friday, February 25, 2022 at 11:59 PM Eastern Standard Time.
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