Notice of Supplemental Award to the Association of State Territorial Public Health Nutrition Directors for the Children's Healthy Weight Collaborative Improvement and Innovation Cooperative Agreement, 10102 [2019-05044]

Download as PDF 10102 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 53 / Tuesday, March 19, 2019 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Health Resources and Services Administration Notice of Supplemental Award to the Association of State Territorial Public Health Nutrition Directors for the Children’s Healthy Weight Collaborative Improvement and Innovation Cooperative Agreement Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: HRSA announces the award of a supplement in the amount of $300,000 for the Children’s Healthy Weight Collaborative Improvement and Innovation (CoIIN) cooperative agreement. The supplement will permit the Association of State Territorial Public Health Nutrition Directors, the cooperative agreement recipient, during the period of September 1, 2019–August 31, 2020, to collect and analyze additional data from state teams and conduct a robust evaluation of their SUMMARY: collective impact approach to prevent childhood obesity. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Meredith Morrissette, Division of Maternal and Child Health Workforce Development, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, HRSA, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, Maryland 20852, Phone: (301) 443–6392, Email: mmorrissette@hrsa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Intended Recipient of Award: Association of State and Territorial Public Health Nutrition Directors. Amount of the Non-Competitive Award: $300,000. Period of Supplemental Funding: 9/1/ 2019–08/31/2020. CFDA Number: 93.110. Authority: Social Security Act, Title V, § 501(a)(2) (42 U.S.C. 701(a)(2)). Justification: The purpose of the Children’s Healthy Weight CoIIN is to increase the proportion of children and young adults ages birth to 21 years who fall within a healthy weight range by supporting states to adopt evidencebased or evidence-informed policies and practices related to nutrition, physical activity, and breastfeeding to help states address the National Performance Measures and National Outcome Measure related to healthy weight. To support states, the Children’s Healthy Weight CoIIN has established statebased teams to engage in collaborative learning and test evidence-based strategies; the recipient currently supports 12 state teams, across 13 unique states. State teamwork addresses identified state Title V priorities while supporting underserved communities, including communities at higher risk for childhood obesity. HRSA is awarding these funds as a supplement to the previous award, for the collection of additional data from states and a robust evaluation of their approach to prevent childhood obesity. The supplement of an additional year of funding will allow the recipient to collect and analyze data on state projects that will be implemented this year and evaluate the collective impact of the Children’s Healthy Weight CoIIN on maternal and child health outcomes, helping to identify the most effective ways for HRSA to address childhood obesity and inform future activities related to nutrition and obesity. Grantee/Organization name Grant Number State FY 2019 Authorized funding level FY 2019 Estimated supplemental funding Association of State and Territorial Public Health Nutrition Directors ............................................................................................. U7NMC30388 PA $300,000 $300,000 Dated: March 13, 2019. George Sigounas, Administrator. [FR Doc. 2019–05044 Filed 3–18–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4165–15–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Health Resources and Services Administration Notice of Single Source Award Based on Non-Statutory Earmark to the Delta Region Community Health Systems Development Program Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Department of Health and Human Services. AGENCY: ACTION: Notice. The purpose of the Delta Region Community Health Systems Development program is to support collaboration with and input from the Delta Regional Authority to develop a pilot program to help underserved rural SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:54 Mar 18, 2019 Jkt 247001 communities in the Delta region identify and better address their health care needs and to help small rural hospitals improve their financial and operational performance. 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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 53 (Tuesday, March 19, 2019)]
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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Health Resources and Services Administration


Notice of Supplemental Award to the Association of State 
Territorial Public Health Nutrition Directors for the Children's 
Healthy Weight Collaborative Improvement and Innovation Cooperative 
Agreement

AGENCY: Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Department 
of Health and Human Services (HHS).

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: HRSA announces the award of a supplement in the amount of 
$300,000 for the Children's Healthy Weight Collaborative Improvement 
and Innovation (CoIIN) cooperative agreement. The supplement will 
permit the Association of State Territorial Public Health Nutrition 
Directors, the cooperative agreement recipient, during the period of 
September 1, 2019-August 31, 2020, to collect and analyze additional 
data from state teams and conduct a robust evaluation of their 
collective impact approach to prevent childhood obesity.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Meredith Morrissette, Division of 
Maternal and Child Health Workforce Development, Maternal and Child 
Health Bureau, HRSA, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, Maryland 20852, 
Phone: (301) 443-6392, Email: mmorrissette@hrsa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Intended Recipient of Award: Association of State and Territorial 
Public Health Nutrition Directors.
    Amount of the Non-Competitive Award: $300,000.
    Period of Supplemental Funding: 9/1/2019-08/31/2020.
    CFDA Number: 93.110.
    Authority: Social Security Act, Title V, Sec.  501(a)(2) (42 U.S.C. 
701(a)(2)).
    Justification: The purpose of the Children's Healthy Weight CoIIN 
is to increase the proportion of children and young adults ages birth 
to 21 years who fall within a healthy weight range by supporting states 
to adopt evidence-based or evidence-informed policies and practices 
related to nutrition, physical activity, and breastfeeding to help 
states address the National Performance Measures and National Outcome 
Measure related to healthy weight. To support states, the Children's 
Healthy Weight CoIIN has established state-based teams to engage in 
collaborative learning and test evidence-based strategies; the 
recipient currently supports 12 state teams, across 13 unique states. 
State teamwork addresses identified state Title V priorities while 
supporting underserved communities, including communities at higher 
risk for childhood obesity. HRSA is awarding these funds as a 
supplement to the previous award, for the collection of additional data 
from states and a robust evaluation of their approach to prevent 
childhood obesity. The supplement of an additional year of funding will 
allow the recipient to collect and analyze data on state projects that 
will be implemented this year and evaluate the collective impact of the 
Children's Healthy Weight CoIIN on maternal and child health outcomes, 
helping to identify the most effective ways for HRSA to address 
childhood obesity and inform future activities related to nutrition and 
obesity.

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                                                                                               FY 2019 Estimated
     Grantee/Organization name          Grant Number          State       FY 2019 Authorized     supplemental
                                                                             funding level          funding
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Association of State and                          U7NMC30388         PA            $300,000            $300,000
 Territorial Public Health
 Nutrition Directors...............
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    Dated: March 13, 2019.
George Sigounas,
Administrator.
[FR Doc. 2019-05044 Filed 3-18-19; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4165-15-P