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ACDP Health Equity Mini-grants

Health Equity Mini-grants: Addressing Health Disparities in Communicable Disease

In April 2019, the Acute and Communicable Disease Prevention's (ACDP) Health Equity Work Group (HEWG) awarded 6 mini-grants to address health disparities in communicable disease (CD) work to counties around the state. The funds were awarded to local public health authorities to support implementation of CD projects. The projects addressed community health disparities among groups that have experienced major obstacles associated with socio-economic disadvantages and historical contemporary injustices. Mini-grant funds went toward implementation of a direct service in the community. The total amount granted was $40,067.81 (see infographic).


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2019 Projects Funded

2019 Final Report - All Recipients

Crook, Deschutes, Jefferson counties
Stakeholder/Community engagement surrounding health equity assessments and strategizing for health department planning.
Read the report (pdf)

Washington County
Rapid Testing (hepatitis C, syphilis and HIV). Response to persons unstably housed in Washington County.
Read the report (pdf)

Linn County
Vaccine storage (refrigerator, freezer). 
Read the report (pdf)

Malheur County
Outreach clinics to offer hepatitis B/C, HIV screening and counseling and hepatitis A/B vaccine for people experiencing homelessness or incarceration. 
Read the report (pdf)

North Central Public Health Department
Harm reduction (sharps containers). 
Read the report (pdf)

Harney County
Harm reduction for individuals using drugs (syringe exchange, HIV/STI testing and hepatitis C testing) and stakeholder education. 
Read the report (pdf)


Other Grant Information

In addition to the above grants, the ACDP HEWG helped fund the Oregon Immunization Coalition's mini-grants for 2018 and 2019.


Infographic showing 2019 health equity minigrants totaling $40,067 
 

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