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In 2018, the Florida Department of Health was awarded with a 5-year Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) cooperative agreement CDC-RFA-DP18-1815 Grant entitled “Improving the Health of Americans Through Prevention and Management of Diabetes, Heart Disease, and Stroke.”

The funds will go toward:

  • Increasing and expanding the availability, access, awareness, and coverage of CDC-recognized National Diabetes Prevention Programs (NDPP) and ADA-recognized/AADE-accredited Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support (DSMES) programs throughout the state
  • Increasing awareness and resourcing networks through our partnership with Florida Alliance of Information and Referral Services (FLAIRS-211)

In 2017, The Florida Department of Health was awarded with a 5-year grant through a partnership with the National Association of Chronic Disease Directors (NACDD) for Diabetes Prevention Programs (DPP). The Department is working with several CHDs for the implementation of DPP in rural underserved counties. The grant focuses on:
  • Expanding access of DPP to individuals with disabilities
  • Expanding access of DPP in rural underserved counties

For more information about these grants see:

https://www.cdc.gov/chronicdisease/about/foa/1815/index.htm

https://www.chronicdisease.org/news/news.asp?id=421291&terms=%221705%22