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HOSPITAL GRANT OPPORTUNITY NOTICE (Deadline Extended to 7/28 at 5pm)
The Wyoming Department of Health, Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Unit received funds from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to implement projects in response to the rising incidence of opioid use in pregnancy and postpartum and increases in substance-exposed newborns. This grant project will support Wyoming hospitals in implementation of quality-improvement strategies or projects related to opioid use during pregnancy and neonatal abstinence syndrome.
- To decrease the number of women who are misusing opioids during their pregnancy and in the postpartum period.
- To decrease the number of infants who are exposed to opioids in utero.
- To improve the care of opioid-exposed infants and their families in the hospital setting.
- To improve discharge and resource-referral systems for opioid-exposed infants and their families after their stay in the hospital.
All Wyoming hospitals with an active labor and delivery department are eligible to apply. Applicants may request up to $10,000. Completed applications are due by July 28, 2019 at 5pm. Please see the full notice of funding opportunity by clicking here.
Please contact Brenda Burnett, Wyoming Perinatal Quality Collaborative Coordinator, at 719-661-9271 or email@example.com with additional questions.
A recording of the July 9, 2019 Technical Assistance call can be accessed on the Women and Infant Health Program YouTube page by clicking here. You can also view the PowerPoint slides through the following links: