CSTE Funding Opportunity – Flu Near You Data Implementation Pilot Project

The Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists (CSTE) recently announced a new funding opportunity: Flu Near You Data Implementation Pilot Project. This funding opportunity serves to encourage and facilitate the use of Flu Near You data by enabling a sample of U.S. health departments to acquire, manage, analyze, and interpret data from the Flu Near You participatory surveillance system in order to augment existing influenza surveillance methods. The opportunity is open to State, territorial, and large local public health agencies. A large local public health agency is defined as a city or county health department serving a population of 500,000 or more residents.

Learn more or apply now. Applications must be submitted by July 15, 2016.

To assist with the application process, an informational webinar for interested applicants has been scheduled for Wednesday, June 15, 2016 from 1:00-2:00pm ET. CSTE and the Skoll Global Threats Fund project leads will provide an overview of the pilot project as well as an opportunity for applicants to ask questions related to the application. Registration is required for this webinar.

About Christina Baum

Christina Baum serves as a Senior Program Analyst for infectious disease at NACCHO. Her work includes projects on emerging infectious diseases, epidemiology, healthcare-associated infections, and antibiotic resistance.

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