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Prevention & Wellness Fund
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Federal Program Information
Federal Program Description Prevention and Wellness Fund Grants for immunization and vaccines; healthcare-associated infection control; and evidence based clinical and community based prevention strategies.       
CFDA Number Childhood Immunization - 93.712; Preventing Healthcare-Associated Infections - 93.717; and Survey and Certification Ambulatory Surgical Center Healthcare-Associated Infection (ASC-HAI) Prevention Initiative - 93.720; and Evidence-Based Clinical and Community-Based Prevention and Wellness Strategies - N/A;Prevention and Wellness-Communities Putting Prevention to work - 93.724
Assistance Type Project Grants
ARRA Citation Title VIII, Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health and Social Services Emergency Fund, Prevention and Wellness Fund, Pages 66-67
ARRA Reporting In addition to routine federal program reporting requirements, recipients must comply with ARRA Section 1512.
Federal Agency Department of Health and Human Services
 
NYS Information
NYS Program Title Prevention and Wellness
NYS Agency Department of Health
Contact Robert W. Reed
Email stimulus@health.state.ny.us
Phone 518-474-8565
 
Program Funding
National Total $1 billion: $300 million for immunization and vaccines; $50 million for healthcare-acquired infections of which $35.8 million through the Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity Program (ELC) and $4 million through the Emerging Infections Program (EIP); and $650 million to develop community-based prevention and wellness trategies to address chronic disease rates.$373 million for communities putting prevention to work grants, targeting obesity and tobacco prevention strategies and $277 million to support grants to States(details not yet available).
NYS Share For immunization: approximately $7 million for New York State and $5 million directly to New York City to purchase vaccines from the Centers for Disease Control and augment existing categorical grant funding. Amounts unknown for other Immunization, HAI and Evidence-Based Programs grants.
Flow of Funds For immunization:  formula allocation; for HAI, ELC, funds awarded to States; for HAI, EIP, competitive grants; for Evidence-Based, likely to be competitve grants.
Deadline Varies
 
Federal Grant Notice(s)
Status Open
Title Communities Putting Prevention to Work
Eligible Entries
  • Large cities: The official local health department ( or its bonafied agent), or its equivalent, as designed by the mayor, county executive, or other equivalent government official, will serve as the lead/fiduciary agent for a large city application. for this announcement, the term "large city" is defined as a local health department that serves a jurisdiction with a population of more than 1 million people. Urban areas: The official local health department(or its bona fide agent), or its equivalent, as designated by the mayor, county executive, or other equivalent government official, will serve as the lead/fiduciary agent for an urban area application. For this announcement, the term "urban area" is defined as a local health department that serves a jurisdiction with a population more than 500,000 and up to 1 million people.
  • Tribal communities: Federally recognised Tribal Governments, Regional Area Indian Health Boards, Urban Indian Organizations, and Inter Tribal Councils as designated by the Principal tribal elected official or chief exceutive officer will serve as the lead/fiduciary agency for tribal applications.
  • State-cordinated small cities and rural areas: the official state healthd epartment (or its bonafide agent), or its equivalent, as designated by the governor, is to serve as the lead/fiduciary agent for small city and rural community applications. For this announcement, the term "State" includes the 50 states. teh commonwealth of Puerto Rico,, the virgin Islands, the commonwealth of the Northern Marianna Islands, American samoa, guam, the federated states of Micronesia, the republic of the Marshall Islands, and the republic of Palau. The term "small city" is defined as a local health department that serves as a jurisdiction with a population between 50,000-500,000 people. The term "rural area" is defined as a local health department that serves as a jurisdiction with a population of 50,000 people and below.
Website http://www07.grants.gov/search/search.do;jsessionid=7MNzKv1Q28wyygFkW3rqqsXHyQnJgzcSPtnTyTDnFC2tTHJ4j7NJ!1602516421?oppId=47832&flag2006=false&mode=VIEW
Deadline Letter of intent: October 30, 2009; final Application: December 1, 2009
Status Closed
Title Supplemental Funding for Improving Data Quality & Enhancing Asses
Eligible Entries Limited to 8 grantees currently receiving supplemental IIS sentinel site funds, including New York City
Website http://www07.grants.gov/search/search.do;jsessionid=vV4QKm8Qps81G
Deadline 07/02/09
Status Closed
Title Supplemental Funding for Innovative Projects to Develop "Best Pra
Eligible Entries Only the current 64 grantees currently funded under RFP IP08-803 are eligible applicants for supplemental funding because they have the necessary infrastructure in place to perform the activities required and have the experience needed to successfully complete the required functions.
Website http://www07.grants.gov/search/search.do;jsessionid=vV4QKm8Qps81G
Deadline 07/02/09
Status Closed
Title Supplemental for Innovative Projects to Improve Reimbursement in
Eligible Entries Only the current 64 grantees currently funded under RFP IP08-803 are eligible applicants for supplemental funding because they have the necessary infrastructure in place to perform the activities required and have the experience needed to successfully complete the required functions. New York State recieved a grant of 80,000
Website http://www07.grants.gov/search/search.do;jsessionid=pkJsKf9DHkN92
Deadline 07/02/09
Status Closed
Title Supplemental Funding for Reaching More Children & Adults
Eligible Entries Only the current 64 grantees currently funded under RFP IP08-803 are eligible applicants for supplemental funding because they have the necessary infrastructure in place to perform the activities required and have the experience needed to successfully complete the required functions. New York State recieved a grant of $3.8 million.
Website http://www07.grants.gov/search/search.do;jsessionid=cdpRKgQQjlnbv
Deadline 07/02/09
 
Awards and Outcomes
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