Coronavirus update for Thursday, May 7 as of 2:30 p.m.

Department of Health and Human Services Provider Relief Fund


Department of Health and Human Services

HHS’s Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response’s Technical Resources Assistance Center and Information Exchange will hold a webinar titled “COVID-19:  Healthcare System Operations Strategies and Experiences” next Monday, May 11 at 2:00 p.m. (eastern) to help health systems incorporate experiences and lessons learned from hospitals in New York, Louisiana, and Arizona that have been hit especially hard by COVID-19.  Find information about the webinar here.

Health Resources and Services Administration

HRSA has awarded nearly $583 million to 1385 HRSA-funded health centers in all 50 states.  The primary purpose of this funding is to expand COVID-19 testing.  See HRSA’s announcement here and an interactive map showing award recipients here.

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services


Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


Federal Funding Opportunities for Hospitals

The National Alliance of Safety-Net Hospitals has prepared a document that collects and presents in one place the various new federal funding opportunities for hospitals resulting from legislation addressing the COVID-19 public health emergency.  Find that document here.