Poison Control Centers Program

Active
No
Status
Posted
Published Date
January 31st, 2024
Close Date
May 1st, 2024
Total Funding
$24,846,000.00
Award Ceiling
$0.00
Award Floor
$0.00
Expected No. Awards
52
Opportunity No.
HRSA-24-045

Agency

Health Resources and Services Administration (HHS-HRSA)

Eligible Applicants

Others

Funding Category

Health

Funding Instrument

Grant

Opportunity Category

Discretionary

Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement

Yes

Summary

The Health Resources and Services Administration is offering a grant opportunity for the Poison Control Centers Program. This program aims to reduce poisonings and their associated harms by ensuring that individuals across the United States have access to Poison Control Centers for expert consultation on preventing and managing poisonings. The program focuses on supporting poisoning prevention activities, providing high-quality guidance and information to callers, offering treatment recommendations, collecting data on poisonings and poisoning outcomes, and using data to inform public health and emergency preparedness responses. The grant is open to organizations in the United States, territories, or compacts of free association that are accredited by a professional organization in the field of poison control or by a state government with standards for accreditation. Unaccredited poison control centers are also eligible for a grant waiver if they can demonstrate their intent to obtain accreditation within a reasonable time. Native American tribal governments and organizations are also eligible to apply. The deadline for applications is May 1, 2024. For more information, visit the provided link.

Description

This notice announces the opportunity to apply for funding under the Poison Control Centers (PCC) Program. The goal of this program is to reduce poisonings and the harms resulting from poisonings by ensuring that individuals across the United States can connect to a Poison Control Center and obtain expert consultation on preventing and managing poisonings. The objectives of this program are to: 1. Support poisoning prevention activities; 2. Provide high-quality guidance and information to callers to the Poison Help Line; 3. Provide treatment recommendations when poisonings occur; 4. Collect data related to poisonings and poisoning outcomes; and 5. Use data to inform public health and emergency preparedness responses. These will be accomplished by: 1. Maintaining the number of calls received by the Poison Help Line. 2. Maintaining the percentage of human exposure poisoning case calls from health care facilities and practitioners. 3. Increasing the percentage of human exposure poisoning cases with a completed follow-up contact. 4. Increasing national data on poisonings available in the National Poison Data System (NPDS) for toxic exposure surveillance purposes.

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Title
Type
Grant