Local Health Department Overdoses Surveillance and Response Grant
CSFA Number: 482-00-2104
Agency Name
Department Of Public Health (482)
Agency Contact
Jennifer Epstein
Short Description
Strengthen opioid overdose and associated infections surveillance and response activities through internal capacity or coordination with partnered organizations.
Subject Area
Program Function
Enabling Legislation
311(c)(1) of the Public Health Service Act (42 USC § 243(c)(1))
Objectives and Goals
The purpose of this funding is to support the development and implementation of local action plans for overdoses and associated infections outbreaks through customized jurisdictional thresholds based on select overdose metrics. This plan will identify the necessary services and interventions required to address the risks / high disease rates in highly vulnerable zip codes.

Supplemental funds will be made available to two jurisdictions that using state-level analysis show an increased risk for HCV/HIV infections or outbreaks. These supplemental funds will be used to enhance LHD response plan with specific interventions at the sub-county level within at least one community and for the prevention of infectious disease transmission that is tailored to the local community needs and resources.
Types of Assistance
Project Grants
Uses and Restrictions
Funding may not be used for research, purchase of Naloxone, purchase of syringes, or drug disposal programs; Clinical care; publicity and propaganda; Funds cannot be used for the preparation, distribution, or use of any material (publicity/propaganda) or to pay the salary or expenses of grants, contract recipients, or agents that aim to support or defeat the enactment of legislation, regulation, administrative action, or executive order proposed or pending before a legislative body, beyond normal, recognized executive relationships
Eligibility Requirements
Only certified local health departments in Illinois are eligible to apply

1) Burden above average for county-level opioid overdose mortality or morbidity
2) Identified as vulnerability county from 2017 analysis, either overall or by rural stratification
3) (supplemental) HCV under 35 years old burden or HIV burden
4) (supplemental) Evidence of engagement with local partners and stakeholders in HIV/HCV prevention
Eligible Applicants
Government Organizations;
Application and Award Processing
This grant is open competitive. There will be a team review for each grant. Applications will be reviewed by the Department for compliance with all application requirements. During the course of its review, the Department may contact the applicant for additional information if the information originally submitted is incomplete, inconsistent or unclear.
o Grant funds will be made available based on the objective review of the applicant's grant application.
o Applications with budgets submitted which are higher than the maximum Total SFY2019 Local Health Department Overdose Surveillance and Response for the Region will be DISQUALIFIED.
o Only applications scoring 75 or above will be considered
Assistance Consideration
Post Assistance Requirements
The grantee must work closely with IDPH’s XXXXX will be managed through specific deliverables, and quarterly performance reports will be required to capture the progress made toward successful completion of goals and objectives. Grantees will report quarterly expenditure and reimbursement reports which will be reviewed by IDPH

Applicants shall punctually submit quarterly progress reports by XXXX,2019, XXXX,2019,, in the format approved by the Section.
1) A budget including sub grantee indirect costs and program costs must be approved in advance in writing by the department.
2) Applicants shall seek reimbursement through EGrAMS from IDPH on a monthly basis by the final business day of the following month using approved forms and submit a final grant expenditure report along with any unclaimed advance funds by the final due date.
3) Submission of billing to the Illinois Comptroller for payment shall be initiated upon the Department’s approval and verification of approved cost expenditures and capacity building activity implementation as required by the Department.
Regulations, Guidelines, Literature
Funding By Fiscal Year
FY 2019 : $800,000
Federal Funding
Notice of Funding Opportunities
Agency IDAward RangeApplication Range
DetailsNA$60000 - $16000003/25/2019 - 04/24/2019 : 5:00pm
Agency IDGrantee NameStart DateEnd DateAmount
95080301GCity of Chicago d/b/a Chicago Department of Public Health.04/15/201908/31/2020300,000
95080303GCounty of Lake dba Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center04/15/201908/31/2020165,000
95080305GCounty of McHenry04/15/201908/31/2020120,000
95080304GLaSalle County Health Department04/15/201908/31/2020120,000
95080308GWhiteside County Health Department04/15/201908/31/2020120,000