Key Updates from the Health Center COVID-19 Survey: Week 3

The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) released its third weekly summary of COVID-19 survey data on April 24, 2020. This weekly summary is drawn from information provided by responding health centers on April 17, 2020. This data note produced by the Geiger Gibson/RCHN Community Health Foundation Research Collaborative summarizes key findings based on 1,032 health center responses (78 percent response rate).

Greater Investment in Community Health Centers Needed to Narrow Disparities in Health and COVID-19 Outcomes

The increasing number of reports on the racial and ethnic disparity in COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations, and deaths, particularly for African Americans, highlights the need not only for greater testing but also for greater federal investment to strengthen and expand essential health care provider capacity in medically underserved communities.

Blog: How will the Public Charge Rule Affect Community Health Centers and the Communities They Serve? (Updated Estimates)

By Peter Shin, Jessica Sharac, Sara Rosenbaum, and Maria Velasquez

 

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Strong GW Health Policy and Management Showing at AcademyHealth

Faculty, staff and students from the George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health Department of Health Policy and Management presented cutting-edge research and policy analyses at the 2019 AcademyHealth Annual Research Conference, the nation's premier health services and policy research conference.