Collaborate for Healthy Weight is seeking applications to participate in the healthy weight collaborative. Dynamic multi-sector teams comprised of primary care, public health and relevant community sectors have been called upon to participate. The yearlong collaborative will begin in June and the application deadline is June 3.
The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) and the National Association of Local Boards of Health (NALBOH) will provide $5,000 to selected teams to assist in developing an action plan that addresses local tobacco prevention and control issues. This grant program will assist communities in developing/maintaining effective tobacco use prevention and control coalitions and planning key tobacco use prevention and control programs to ensure evidence-based best practices are completed at the local level. Applications due July 1, 2011.