Key Updates from the Health Center COVID-19 Survey (Update #8): Nearly 2,000 Sites Are Temporarily Closed, Testing Has Dropped, Telehealth Use Has Declined, and Revenue Losses are Estimated in the Billions

As the Health Resources and Services Administration’s (HRSA’s) weekly reports on community health centers’ response to the COVID-19 pandemic reaches its eighth week, certain trends and areas of concern have emerged. Drawing any definitive conclusions is difficult, since the data are not longitudinal, tracking changes experienced by a defined group of reporting health centers over time. Instead, the information provided by HRSA is cross-sectional – that is, each week, different health centers may be reporting.

Key Updates from the Health Center COVID-19 Survey (Update #7): Despite a Drop in the Number and Percentage of Patients Testing Positive for COVID-19, the Percentage of Those Testing Positive Continued to Exceed National Percentages

The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) released its seventh weekly summary of COVID-19 survey data on May 22nd, 2020. This weekly update is drawn from information provided by responding federally-funded community health centers on May 15th, 2020. This data note summarizes key findings based on 1,028 health center responses (74 percent response rate).

The data note is available here.

Key Updates from the Health Center COVID-19 Survey (Update #7): Despite a Drop in the Number and Percentage of Patients Testing Positive for COVID-19, the Percentage of Those Testing Positive Continued to Exceed National Percentages

The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) released its seventh weekly summary of COVID-19 survey data on May 22nd, 2020. This weekly update is drawn from information provided by responding federally-funded community health centers on May 15th, 2020. This data note summarizes key findings based on 1,028 health center responses (74 percent response rate).

The data note is available here.

Key Updates from the Health Center COVID-19 Survey (Update #6): One in Six Health Center Sites Now Temporarily Closed

The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) released its sixth weekly summary of COVID-19 survey data on May 15th, 2020. This weekly update is drawn from information provided by responding federally-funded community health centers on May 8th, 2020. This data note summarizes key findings based on 1,011 health center responses (73 percent response rate).

The data note is available here.

Key Updates from the Health Center COVID-19 Survey (Update #5): COVID-19 Positive Cases Climb as Health Center Testing Capacity Increases

The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) released its fifth weekly summary of COVID-19 survey data on May 6th, 2020. This weekly update is drawn from information provided by responding federally-funded community health centers on May 1st, 2020. This data note summarizes key findings based on 966 health center responses (70 percent response rate).

The data note is available here.