SFY21-22 FQHC Incubator Project Grant Recipients
Nevada Health Centers (NVHC) will
develop a pharmacy service line at Nevada Health Centers’ Martin Luther King
Center to serve clients in Clark County’s Medically Underserved Areas (MUAs)
and provide enhanced services to Clark County’s homeless population. This will
be done through a new high-speed and automated robotic pharmacy dispensing
system that will allow for the expansion of pharmacy and chronic disease
Northern Nevada Hopes, Washoe County, Nevada.
Northern Nevada Hopes (NNH) will increase capacity to provide chronic disease management services to clients through a targeted chronic disease management outreach program to include healthcare navigation, education, and population management, as part of HOPES Diabetes Prevention Program. In addition, NNH is working to increase capacity to provide Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT). This will be done through an integrated behavioral health plan for direct services, which includes case management, MAT services, and education.
Community Health Alliance (CHA) is establishing a comprehensive telehealth program, which includes developing standardization through policies, procedures, templates, and training providers on evidence-based and best practice tools to enhance and expand CHAs.
Hope Christian Health Center, Clark County, Nevada
Hope Christian Health Center (HCHC) is working to develop and implement an integrated health system which includes behavioral health services. This includes providing clients with in-house mental health outpatient services and measuring behavioral health outcomes. In addition, HCHC is increase capacity of primary care clinics through an expansion of services, service hours, increasing mobile outreach and expanding an outreach program into the surrounding community to share the resources available.
SFY20-21 FQHC Incubator Project Grant Recipients
Nevada Health Centers (NVHC) plans to bring
health care services directly to students and families in thirty-nine (39)
schools located in Carson City, Elko County, and Clark County. Health care
services are primarily delivered via telehealth, as each school is equipped
with a cart and video monitor, Bluetooth-connected stethoscope, handheld exam
camera, and instrument with attachments to examine the ear, nose and throat,
which the school nurse uses to assist the doctor with their exam.
In addition, Nevada Health Centers
established a “Direct-to-Consumer” virtual service, where families can use
their smartphones, tablets, or computers to see one of their medical,
behavioral health, or dental providers. With the closure of all Nevada schools
in March 2020, the virtual program became an instrumental component of their
Community Health Alliance (CHA) implemented a
coordinated care project through two (2) Boys and Girls Club of Truckee Meadows
(BGCTM) sites in Washoe County. This pilot project funded Partnership
Coordinators at the BGCTM sites, who identify BGCTM members in need of health
care services, schedule their appointments, and transport them to their
appointments during the members’ regularly scheduled time at the BGCTM.
In addition, CHA implemented the
“5210 Let’s Go!” nutrition and health information program to BGCTM members.
“5210 Let’s Go!” is a healthy lifestyle initiative to create environments that
support healthy choices in Washoe County. The program brings evidence-based strategies
for healthy living into schools, childcare and out-of-school programs, health
care practices, and workplaces.
SFY22-23 Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO)
January 16, 2021
The State of Nevada Department of Health and Human Services
(DHHS), Grants Management Unit (GMU), is excited to announce an upcoming Notice
of Funding Opportunity (NOFO). This NOFO is intended to solicit competitive
proposals from Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) and FQHC Look-Alikes
for State Fiscal Years (SFY) 2022 and 2023. Awarded projects will implement
projects to expand access to health care among underserved communities.
The DHHS plans to award up to $700,000 per fiscal year.
These grants cover a 24-month period beginning July 1, 2021 and ending June 30,
2023. Funding is contingent upon availability of funds, as well as
sub-recipient performance in the first year. Proposals are to be submitted to
DHHS in accordance with the timeline in the instruction package, which is
available at Grants Managment Unit (GMU)
or may be requested by contacting the Grants Management Unit via e-mail at email@example.com.
Questions about the NOFO were due by 3:00pm on Friday,
February 19, 2021, and answers have been posted on the GMU page. Applications
are due by 3pm on Friday, March 26, 2021 by 3:00PM.