- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) COVID-19 Homepage
- Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) COVID-19 Homepage
- HRSA Resources for Health Centers
- HRSA COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions on Grant Policies
- HRSA COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions for Health Centers
- HRSA COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions for Health Centers Funding
- HRSA COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions for Ryan White/HIV Grantees
- HRSA COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions for Maternal and Child Health Programs
- HRSA COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions for National Health Service Corps and Nurse Corps
- HRSA COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions for 340B Pricing Program
- HRSA COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions for Rural Health Programs
- Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) COVID-19 Homepage
- SAMHSA COVID-19 Guidance for Opioid Treatment Programs
Agency News and Guidance
June 25, 2020 - CDC Posts Transcript for Telebriefing Update on COVID-19
June 19, 2020 - CMS Releases FAQs on COVID-19 Surveillance Testing
June 19, 2020 - HRSA Announces Webinar on Fiscal and Grants Management Best Practices for Ryan White HIV/AIDS Recipients
The webinar is July 22 at 2:00 p.m. ET.
June 11, 2020 - HRSA Awards $8 Million to Expand COVID-19 Training, Technical Assistance for Health Centers
June 10, 2020 - CDC Posts Guidance on Testing Funds and CARES Act Funding
June 9, 2020 - HRSA Announces Webinar on Fiscal and Grants Management Best Practices for Health Centers
The webinar includes two sessions that cover the same information. The first is June 17 at 12:30 p.m. ET (call-in: 888-566-7701, passcode: 9747226). The second is June 23 at 1:00 p.m. ET (call-in: 888-628-9525, passcode: 9747226).
June 9, 2020 - HRSA Updates Health Center COVID-19 FAQs
The new question addresses flexibilities available to health centers seeking Medicaid reimbursement for oral health services.
June 9, 2020 - HRSA Posts Recording from May 20 Ryan White HIV/AIDS Webinar
The webinar provided information on the COVID-19 data report for CARES Act funding.
June 5, 2020 - HRSA Updates Health Workforce COVID-19 FAQs
The addition focuses on the Dental Faculty Loan program.
June 5, 2020 - HRSA Unveils New COVID-19 Ryan White HIV/AIDS Webpage
It also updated its FAQs.
June 1, 2020 - HRSA Updates Health Center Funding FAQs
The additions address quarterly progress reports.
May 28, 2020 - HHS Releases Report on COVID-19 Challenges to Rural Health
Comments are due June 8.
May 26, 2020 - HRSA Updates COVID-19 Ryan White HIV/AIDS FAQs
HRSA added several questions related to reporting requirements, as well as a webinar replay from a recent grant recipient meeting.
May 21, 2020 - CDC Releases Guidance to Health Departments on Developing a Case Investigation and Contract Tracing Plan
The funding was included in the Paycheck Protection and Health Care Enhancement Act.
May 20, 2020 - HRSA Offers Virtual Healthy Grants Workshops
The series will begin on June 9.
May 20, 2020 - HRSA Updates COVID-19 Rural Health FAQs
HRSA added several questions related to funding for rural health clinics.
May 19, 2020 - SAMHSA Updates State Awards of COVID-19 Funded Grants
The guidance describes policies intended to help facilitate the development and use of tests during the public health emergency.
May 13, 2020 - HRSA Awards $15 Million to Support Telehealth
The awards—funded through the CARES Act—support five health workforce programs.
May 12, 2020 - HRSA Announces Ryan White HIV/AIDS COVID-19 Grantee Call
The call will be on May 20 from 2-3PM ET. To participate, dial 800-988-9483 and enter participant passcode 1912352. In addition, HRSA has posted a transcript from the April 30 call.
States are eligible to apply for funds, and applications are due May 22.
May 12, 2020 - HHS Posts Funding Table for CARES Act Funding to Hospital Preparedness Program Grantees
May 8, 2020 - SAMHSA Releases COVID-19 Guidance for Law Enforcement and First Responders Administering Naloxone
The funding was included in the Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act (P.L. 116-139). A list of grantees is available here.
May 1, 2020 - HRSA Updates Health Center Survey Data for COVID-19
The data include state-specific information on patient testing and operations/staff.
April 30, 2020 - HRSA Awards $20 Million for Telehealth
HRSA awarded funds to national organizations to focus on improving telehealth access and infrastructure.
April 30, 2020 - SAMHSA Combines COVID-19 Grant Awards in Single Document
April 29, 2020 - HRSA Provides New Ryan White HIV/AIDS Flexibilities
HRSA reversed an earlier decision that stated all provisions and funding limitations—except the core medical services requirement—applies to CARES Act funding.
April 27, 2020 - SAMHSA Awards Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic Grants
The grant awards include funding from the CARES Act and regular FY 2020 appropriations process. Awards are available here.
April 24, 2020: HRSA Announces Ryan White HIV/AIDS COVID-19 Call
The grantee call will be on April 30 at 2:00 PM ET. To participate in the call, dial 888-972-6405 and enter participant passcode 1373235.
The funding is being awarded through the existing Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity for Prevention and Control of Emerging Infectious Diseases (ECL) cooperative agreement. It is part of the $1.5 billion provided to states, locals, territories, and tribes.
April 23, 2020 - HRSA Awards $5 Million to Poison Control Centers
April 21, 2020 - HRSA Posts Recording of April 15 Ryan White HIV/AIDS Grantee Call
April 20, 2020 - SAMHSA Awards $110 Million in Funding for Emergency Grants to Address Mental and Substance Use Disorders
April 20, 2020 - CDC to Host Webinar for Rural Communities on Response Efforts
Registration is required for the call, which is on April 22 at 4:00 PM ET.
April 13, 2020 - HRSA Posts Audio from Ryan White HIV/AIDS March 26 Grantee Call
The plan is a requirement for grant recipients of supplemental funding.
April 9, 2020 - HRSA to Host Webinar for Ryan White Grantees on Program Flexibilities
Date: Wednesday, April 15, 2:00-3:00 PM ET
April 9, 2020 - HRSA Publishes COVID-19 Data Collected from Health Centers
April 8, 2020 - HRSA Awards $1.3 Billion to Health Centers under CARES Act
April 7, 2020 - Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Announces Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPPA) Enforcement Discretion During COVID-19 Emergency
April 6, 2020 - CDC Awards Additional $186 Million to States and Locals
April 6, 2020 - SAMHSA Releases Training and Technical Assistance Resources
April 1, 2020 - SAMHSA Releases Funding Opportunity for Emergency Grants to Address Mental and Substance Use Disorders During COVID-19
Applications are due April 10.
March 26, 2020 - CDC Posts Presentation on Grants Management Issues and COVID-19 State, Local Funding
The presentation provides a funding overview, timeline, submission requirements, allowable expenses, and other information.
March 24, 2020 - SAMHSA Outlines Flexibilities for Discretionary Grant Recipients
March 24, 2020 - HRSA Awards $100 Million to Health Centers for COVID-19 Response
The funds were provided in the first coronavirus supplemental appropriations bill.
March 20, 2020 - SAMHSA Releases Considerations During COVID-19 Epidemic for Mental and Substance Use Disorders
March 19, 2020 - SAMHSA Releases Considerations During COVID-19 Epidemic for Crisis Centers and Clinicians
The request is a twice-weekly survey to help track the number of patients who have undergone testing, as well as information about health center operations.
March 18, 2020 - SAMHSA Releases Considerations During COVID-19 Epidemic for State Psychiatric Hospitals
March 18, 2020 - Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Releases Catastrophic Health Coverage FAQs
March 17, 2020 - SAMHSA Releases Considerations During COVID-19 Epidemic for Outpatient Treatment Centers
March 15, 2020 - CDC Releases Guidance on Supplemental Funding
March 5, 2020 - CMS Releases Fact Sheet on Individual and Small Group Market Coverage and Benefits Related to Coronavirus
Updated July 1, 2020