COVID-19 Resources

covid-19.jpgNRHA takes seriously the impact that pandemics and public health emergencies have on our members and rural communities nationwide.
We’ll continue to advocate for rural communities to have the resources they need to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.

NRHA has compiled the following free COVID-19 resources provided by the CDC, WHO, and other reputable organizations:

Communicate with your community

Free NRHA/Legato COVID-19 'Call First' Communications Toolkit -

CDC Communication Resources -

RHI Hub Emergency Communication Planning Tools -

Stay informed

Live summary and announcements
CDC COVID-19 Situation Summary -

CDC Emergent COVID-19 Announcements -

Screening, evaluation and testing
Augusta University Health Virtual COVID-19 Screening -

University of Alabama Burmingham COVID-19 Symptom Tracker -

CDC What You Should Know -

CDC Tests for COVID-19 -

CDC Evaluating and Reporting Cases -

USDA Rural Development COVID-19 Response -

World Health Organization Coronavirus -

ASPR COVID-19 Public Health Emergency response -

State Department Travel Advisory -

COVID-19 state and county-level data -

Worldwide COVID-19 graphical data -

U.S. COVID-19 map and case count -

Worldwide Interactive Map -

For health providers and professionals

Standard Precautions for Patient Care -

Information for Healthcare Professionals -

Resources for Healthcare Facilities -

Hospital/Provider Preparedness Tools -

ACOG Continuity of Care Clinical Guidance -

ACOG COVID-19 and Obstetrical Care FAQ -

CMS Programs of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) Guidance -

CMS Temporary Regulatory Waivers and New Rules -

CMS COVID-19 Relief for Medicare Providers -

CMS Quality Payment/Reporting/Value Based Purchasing Programs COVID-19 Relief -

Resources for Health Departments -

Information for Laboratories -

CMS Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) COVID-19 Guidance -

COVID-19 Telehealth Policy Fact Sheet -

CMS Nursing Home Telemedicine Toolkit -

Interim Coding Guidance -

Medicare FFS Response to COVID-19 -

COVID-19 Nursing Home Visitor Guidance -

ASHP Pharmacy Practice Resources -

ASHP Drug Shortage Guide and Reporting -

ASHP Critical Care Pharmacy Review Course -

ASPR Strategic National Stockpile -

National Institute of Environment Health Sciences COVID-19 Resources -


NRHA Breaks Down the Rural Impact of the Latest COVID-19 Stimulus Package (03.26.20)

NRHA's COVID-19 Advocacy Response Update (03.17.20)

NRHA COVID-19 response and event updates (03.16.20)

Health and prevention

Preventing COVID-19 Spread in Communities -

Protect Yourself & Family -

People at Higher Risk -

Public Health Emergency Dept. Healthcare Emergency Preparation Checklist -

Network for Public Health Law COVID-19 Resources -

Flatten the Curve -

NYT on Coronavirus Infection Curve Mitigation -

COVID-19 in rural America

California’s rural hospitals can’t handle a coronavirus wave -

Washington Post -

Daily Yonder -

State resources
National Governor’s Association State-by-State orders and actions -

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