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.

What Can We Learn from Telehealth Experience of Community Health Centers During the COVID-19 Pandemic?

Telehealth has grown from a promising innovation to become essential during the COVID-19 pandemic. Community health centers’ ability to put telehealth to use can provide important insight into how well the modalities can be adapted to comprehensive primary health care for medically underserved populations. These centers face challenges with receiving payment for virtual telehealth visits, the cost of telehealth technology, and ensuring an adequate telehealth workforce.

Key Updates from the Health Center COVID-19 Survey (Week 4): Two in Three Patients Who Tested Positive for COVID-19 Were Racial/Ethnic Minorities

The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) released its 4th weekly summary of COVID-19 survey data on May 1st, 2020. This weekly summary is drawn from information provided by responding federally-funded community health centers on April 24, 2020. This data note summarizes key findings based on 1,038 health center responses (75 percent response rate).

The Week 4 Summary can be found here.

Weeks 2 and 3 are available at the links below: