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    ​​Enhancing Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity for COVID-19 Through Community-Based Strategies

    A. The Maryland Department of Health (MDH or the Department), Office of Minority Health and Health Disparities (MHHD) is issuing this Request for Applications (RFA) as part of Maryland’s strategy for enhancing Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity for COVID-19.  Grantees funded through this RFA will provide community-based services including outreach and education, quarantine and isolation, and other COVID-related support.

    B. It is the State’s intention to obtain services, as specified in this RFA, from an Agreement between the selected Applicant(s) and the State.  The anticipated duration of services to be provided under this Agreement is one (1) year.

    C. The Department intends to make up to 36 awards as a result of this RFA.

    D. Applicants, either directly or through their subcontractor(s), must be able to provide all services and meet all of the requirements requested in this solicitation and the successful Applicant shall remain responsible for performance regardless of subcontractor participation in the work.

    To download a copy of the RFA - Click here

    The pre-application webinar will be held on Monday, November 8, 2021, at 1:00 pm.  You can request an invite by sending an email to mdh.healthdisparities@maryland.gov.  A link to the meeting can be found below.

    Join with ​Google Meet

    You can also join the meeting by telephone:

    US +1-617-675-4444

    PIN 602 692 213 7751#