Request for Applications: Public Health and Safety Teams (PHAST) Pilot

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) is pleased to offer a funding opportunity to support collaboration among public health, public safety, and other sectors implementing evidence-based opioid overdose prevention strategies in their community through the Public Health and Safety Teams (PHAST) framework. With support from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), NACCHO will award up to 7 multi-sector collaboratives.

This funding opportunity is open to pre-established multi-sector collaboratives targeting their efforts to counties, cities, or communities. Collaboration between local public health department and public safety is required. Each eligible collaborative may request up to $30,000 to support project activities.

Application requirements and full details of the project are available in the RFAApplications are due by 11:59 ET on February 5, 2020. Questions about the RFA and application process can be directed to NACCHO’s Overdose Prevention Team, at

About Kim Rodgers

Kim Rodgers serves as a Communications Specialist at NACCHO. Her work includes promoting local health departments' best practices, as well as partner tools and resources, in infectious disease and preparedness through NACCHO's communications channels, storytelling, and outreach to various audiences.

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