Monday, July 22, 2019

Job Opportunity at the Utah Department of Health

The Utah Department of Health has a recruitment open for the following position:

Research Consultant III/Managed Health Care Quality Manager
$28.04 - $45.70

This is a full-time, career service position with benefits.

Requisition #   20626

Closes:   08/04/2019 at 11:59 pm MST


In order to be considered for an interview for these positions, you will need to apply on-line at https://statejobs.utah.gov.  If you have not done so already, you will need to create a job seeker account at https://statejobs.utah.gov.

Salt Lake County's Vehicle Repair Assistance Program

Thursday, July 11, 2019

Healthy Housing City Leaders' Forum and HUD NOFA

City leaders can now apply for two new opportunities to help ensure their residents live in healthy housing free of indoor environmental hazards, including a $1 million minimum grant opportunity from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and a technical assistance initiative from the National League of Cities (NLC). Applications for both opportunities are due on August 9, 2019. Learn more about these opportunities by listening to our recorded web forum or reading our blog post announcements.
 
The NLC technical assistance initiative, the Healthy Housing City Leaders’ Forum, builds on the previous Mayors’ Institute on Housing, Hazards, and Health. The Request for Proposals can be accessed here – applications are due August 9, 2019. Participating cities will benefit from peer sharing, guidance and advice from national, state and local experts for the duration of the 18 month program. City teams will work closely with experts to develop an action plan for healthy housing issues in their community.
 
The HUD 2019 Lead-Based Paint Hazard Reduction Grant Program NOFA, which can be accessed here, makes an unprecedented $324 million available in lead grant and Healthy Homes Supplemental grant funding for state, county, and city jurisdictions. Participating jurisdictions will be awarded funds to conduct lead hazard reduction and healthy homes interventions for low-income families. The maximum available award for the Lead-Based Paint Hazard Reduction Grant is $9.1 million for High Impact Neighborhoods, and the minimum award size is $1 million. There is also $38 million available in Healthy Homes Supplemental Funds. Applications are due August 9, 2019.

Monday, July 8, 2019

2019 KIDS COUNT Data Book Released from Annie E Casey Foundation

The 30th edition of the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s KIDS COUNT® Data Book begins by exploring how America’s child population — and the American childhood experience — has changed since 1990.
The Annie E. Casey FoundationAnd there’s some good news to share: Of the 16 areas of child well-being tracked across four domains — health, education, family and community and economic well-being — 11 have improved since the Foundation published its first Data Book 30 editions ago.
The rest of the 2019 Data Book — including the latest national trends and state rankings — rely on a shorter review window: 2010 to 2017.