HHS Awards Nearly $165 Million to Combat the COVID-19 Pandemic in Rural Communities

April 27, 2020 by Mandy Qualls

Filed under COVID-19 for Employers, COVID-19 for the Workforce, For Employers, For the Workforce, Telehealth

Last modified April 28, 2020

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), through the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), announced on April 22, 2020, that they were awarding nearly $165 million to combat the COVID-19 pandemic in rural communities. These investments will support 1,779 small rural hospitals and provide additional funding to 14 HRSA-funded Telehealth Resource Centers (TRCs) to provide technical assistance on telehealth to help rural and underserved areas combat COVID-19.

https://www.hhs.gov/about/news/2020/04/22/hhs-awards-nearly-165-million-to-combat-covid19-pandemic-in-rural-communities.html

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