BOLD Public Health Programs Award Recipients

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CDC is pleased to announce recipients of the Building Our Largest Dementia (BOLD) Infrastructure for Alzheimer’s Act, Public Law 115-406, for Public Health Programs to Address Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias (CDC-RFA-20-2004).

Funded health departments will promote a strong public health approach to Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias (ADRD). Recipients are focusing on changing systems, environments and policies to promote risk reduction, to improve early diagnosis, to prevent and manage comorbidities, and to avoid hospitalizations. To accomplish this public health approach to Alzheimer’s disease, recipients are using data to set priorities, to develop public health actions, to address social determinants of health, and to provide support for caregivers who take care of people with dementias.

Funded recipients’ activities will align with the Healthy Brain Initiative State and Local Public Health Partnerships to Address Dementia: The 2018–2023 Road Map pdf iconand the Road Map for Indian Country. These projects fulfill the aim of the BOLD Infrastructure for Alzheimer’s Act (Public Law 115-406). Core Capacity recipients will be creating statewide dementia coalitions and developing or updating ADRD strategic plans for their jurisdictions using the Road Maps as a guide. Enhanced recipients already have these things in place and will be implementing ADRD activities in line with their strategic plan and the Road Map actions.

Recipient Program Level
Recipients are funded at either the Core Capacity or Enhanced Program level.
Colorado Core Capacity
Hawaii Core Capacity
Iowa Core Capacity
Los Angeles County Core Capacity
Maine Core Capacity
Mississippi Core Capacity
Nevada Core Capacity
North Carolina Core Capacity
Northwest Portland
Area Indian Health Board
Core Capacity
Oklahoma Core Capacity
Vermont Core Capacity
Recipient Program Level
Georgia Enhanced
Minnesota Enhanced
Rhode Island Enhanced
Virginia Enhanced
Wisconsin Enhanced