NACCHO Releases RFA for STI Program

This week, the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) released a request for applications (RFA), “Piloting Self-Specimen Collection Outside of Clinical Settings Using a Telemedicine Model for Testing Gonorrhea and Chlamydia.” The opportunity is a program improvement and evaluation effort to identify replicable models and best practices for patient self-collection of specimens outside of clinic settings and testing of specimens for patients recommended by the U.S. Preventive Services Taskforce or U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) treatment guidelines. Funded sites could receive up to $300,000.

The deadline for applications is November 25, 2020. Additional information from NACCHO is available here.