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RFP: Technical Assistance to Enhance Local Health Department Capacity Related to Healthcare-Associated Infections and Antimicrobial Resistance Prevention and Response

Dec 20, 2023 | Andrea Grenadier

NACCHO recognizes the growing roles local health departments (LHDs) play in strengthening infection prevention and response for healthcare-associated infections (HAI) and antimicrobial-resistance (AR) threats, and the opportunities there are to support infection control expertise, infrastructure, and practice. NACCHO, with support from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, aims to help LHDs increase their capacity to improve healthcare infection prevention and response efforts for HAI and AR threats, including COVID-19.

NACCHO is providing funding to strengthen LHD capacity for healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) and antimicrobial resistance (AR) prevention and response through the Building Up Infection Prevention and Control in Local Departments in Healthcare-Associated Infections and Antimicrobial Resistance (BUILD HAIAR) Project. Access the RFP here.

Through this funding opportunity, NACCHO will award up to $150,000 to a consultant or consulting firm to assist NACCHO with technical assistance to selected LHDs to strengthen capacity related to healthcare-associated infections (HAI) and antimicrobial resistance (AR) prevention and response.

The selected consultant will work with NACCHO staff to provide technical assistance and support to LHDs to strengthen capacity related to healthcare-associated infections and antimicrobial resistance prevention and response by facilitating monthly community of practice calls, webinars, office hours, collating resources, enhance the BUILD HAIAR virtual experience, and support LHDs in communication product development related to HAI, AR, AS, and health equity.

Applications must be submitted no later than January 12, 2024. All necessary information regarding the project and application process may be found in this Request for Proposals (RFP).

Applicants may pose individual questions to NACCHO at any point during the application process by emailing [email protected].

Proposal Due Date and Time: January 12, 2024 by 5:00 PM ET

Selection Announcement Date: January 26, 2024

Estimate Period of Performance: The project period will begin upon contract execution and will end June 30, 2024.

Point of Contact: [email protected], cc [email protected]


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