NACCHO Awards More Than $800,000 to Enhance Infectious Disease Outbreak Planning and Response

Feb 08, 2024

Washington, DC, February 8, 2024 - The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), the voice of the country’s over 3,300 local health departments, with the support of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Center for Forecasting and Outbreak Analytics, has announced new funding awards to strengthen local health departments’ capacity to integrate forecasting and analytics tools into infectious disease outbreak planning and response.

NACCHO has awarded funding to 15 local health departments to increase their capacity to create, interpret, and communicate forecasting models and outbreak analytics. These funds will assist local health departments in implementing tools and methodologies to proactively predict and analyze outbreaks. Also, the new funding and advanced resources will help improve public health response and mitigate the impact of respiratory infectious diseases.

The 15 awardees are:

Awardees will implement the project through June 2024.

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About NACCHO

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) represents the country’s over 3,300 local health departments. These city, county, metropolitan, district, and tribal departments work every day to protect and promote health and well-being for all people in their communities. For more information about NACCHO, please visit www.naccho.org.


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