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My Healthy Community: Delaware Environmental Public Health Tracking Network was funded by the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control, with a grant from the Strategic Opportunity Fund for Adaptation. These grants support Delaware state agencies' progress toward climate resiliency with funding from proceeds derived from the auction of carbon allowances under the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI).

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Improving the quality of life for Delaware's citizens by promoting health and well-being, fostering self-sufficiency, and protecting vulnerable populations.

Related Grants/Programs

  • Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH)

    Public Health touches the lives of everyone in our State and includes a wide range of programs and services—all aimed toward protecting and improving the health of the people who live and work in Delaware.

    https://www.dhss.delaware.gov/dhss/dph/index.html

  • The Health Care Commission (HCC)

    The HCC ensures access by uninsured individuals to primary care doctors, medical specialists, health promotion and disease prevention services; and helps with access to other health resources—including prescription programs, and laboratory and radiology services. HCC program staff are available to assist individuals with establishing a health care home, scheduling appointments, and removing barriers to obtaining healthcare and health promotion services.

    https://dhss.delaware.gov/dhss/dph/dpc/chap.html

  • Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMMI)

    Delaware is developing a State Health Care Innovation Plan to transform our health care system, with support from the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMMI) State Innovation Models (SIM) initiative. We have set ambitious goals for improving health care for Delawareans and improving the sustainability of our health care system, and are supported by a broad set of stakeholders who are committed to making real and lasting change - including physicians, hospitals, other providers, insurers, businesses, consumer advocates and our education and research community.

    https://dhss.delaware.gov/dhcc/cmmi/

  • Delaware Division of Substance Abuse and Mental Health (DSAMH)

    DSAMH serves the adult (age 18 and older) population in need of publicly funded behavioral health services. Its mission is to promote health and recovery by ensuring that Delawareans have access to quality prevention and treatment for mental health, substance use, and gambling conditions.

    https://dhss.delaware.gov/dsamh/

    https://www.dhss.delaware.gov/dsamh/about.html

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) envisions a Delaware that offers a healthy environment where people embrace a commitment to the protection, enhancement and enjoyment of the environment in their daily lives; where Delawareans’ stewardship of natural resources ensures the sustainability of these resources for the appreciation and enjoyment of future generations; and where people recognize that a healthy environment and a strong economy support one another.

Related Grants/Programs

  • Strategic Opportunity Fund for Adaptation (SOFA)

    In May of 2016, the Division of Energy & Climate announced the Strategic Opportunity Fund for Adaptation (SOFA) grants. These grants provided funding for state agencies to implement their adaptation strategies contained in the Climate Framework for Delaware. Ten adaptation projects were funded in six state agencies. The project ranged from establishing environmental indicators and GIS mapping projects of cultural resources, to preparing Delaware emergency responders for climatic changes.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) collaborates to create the expertise, information, and tools that people and communities need to protect their health through health promotion, prevention of disease, injury and disability, and preparedness for new health threats.

Related Grants/Programs

  • Public Health Preparedness and Response (PHEP)

    PHEP is a critical source of funding for state, local, and territorial public health departments. Since 2002, the PHEP cooperative agreement has provided assistance to public health departments across the nation. This helps health departments build and strengthen their abilities to effectively respond to a range of public health threats, including infectious diseases, natural disasters, and biological, chemical, nuclear, and radiological events.

    https://www.cdc.gov/phpr/readiness/phep.htm

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