Zika Funding Available from CDC

The CDC has announced that it will be providing $25 million in funding to respond to potential Zika virus disease outbreak to 53 state, territorial, and local health departments to support accelerated Zika public health preparedness and operation readiness. The CDC will review the funding request and award funding based on the following considerations:

  • Actual ongoing local transmission or high risk of local transmission in the jurisdiction
  • Presence of Aedes aegypti or other competent vector in the jurisdiction
  • Number of travel-associated cases in the jurisdiction
  • Spending rate of currently awarded PHPR Zika funds

Deadline to apply for this funding is November 11, 2016 at 11:59 PM EST. 

Release Date: 
Friday, November 4, 2016