• Public Health Workforce (state, regional, local)
  • Promotores/Community Health Workers
  • Indian Health Service
  • Tribal Health Workforce
  • Tribal Community Health Representatives
  • School Nurses
  • Traditional First Responders
  • Non-Traditional Responders


  • Strengthen the public health workforce readiness in predominantly rural and under served areas through implementation of life long learning programs
  • Strengthen capacity at state, regional, local, and tribal levels for a rural public health emergency response.
  • Strengthen the network of academic based programs contributing to national all hazards preparedness and emergency response capacity.


  • Community Engagement
  • Technical Assistance
  • Education and Training
  • Assessments
  • Consulting
  • Exercises
  • Educational Material Development