OTASA Weekly Update

June 5, 2020
Posted on 06/05/2020
Hello,   In addition to the Friday weekly updates, CDC’s Office of Tribal Affairs and Strategic Alliances is sending bi-weekly updates dedicated to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak. Below you will find notices of funding opportunities for COVID-19 preparedness and response activities, information on tribal webinars and conference calls, guidance, resources, and updates on COVID-19. For your convenience, the blue headings are hyperlinked so you can easily navigate to the priority items.     Notices of Funding Opportunities

·         Rural Telementoring Training Center

·         State Environmental Justice Cooperative Agreement Program/ COVID-19 Projects

  Conference Calls and Webinars

·         Weekly COVID-19 Care Site-Specific Call: Nursing Homes

·         Weekly COVID-19 Care Site-Specific Call: Dialysis Organizations

·         Weekly COVID-19 Care Site-Specific Call: Home Health and Hospice

·         CMS COVID-19 Office Hour Calls

·         Indian Health Service’s All Tribes COVID-19 Weekly Conference Call

·         Weekly COVID-19 Care Site-Specific Call: Nurses

·         Lessons from the Front Lines: COVID-19

·         National Indian Council on Aging’s Title VI Grantees Weekly COVID-19 Call

·         Substance Use During a Pandemic: Two Public Health Crises Collide

·         Indigenous Health, Healing, and Research: COVID-19 Challenges and Strategies for Moving Forward

·         Academia, Cell Biology, COVID-19, and a Long Path Traveled for the Navajo Nation


Guidance and Resources

·         CDC’s COVID-19 Guidance Updates

·         CDC’s COVID-19 Resources

·         FAQs on Diagnostic Testing for SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) 

·         National Council of Urban Indian Health’s Coronavirus Resource Center

·         National Indian Health Board’s COVID-19 Tribal Resource Center

·         National Network of Public Health Institutes (NNPHI) COVID-19 Learning and Action Collaborative

  Updates and Tribal News

·         Provider Relief Fund Allocation to Indian Country

·         HHS Clarifies Pharmacists’ COVID-19 Testing in All States

·         Health Advisory: Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C) Associated with Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

·         CDC Activities and Initiatives Supporting the COVID-19 Response and the President’s Plan for Opening America Up Again