APRIL 7, 2020

The emergence of COVID-19 has caused an almost unprecedented amount of change in the framework surrounding rural care. The CORH team is dedicated to providing regular updates on this evolving situation to healthcare leaders across the country.

As the pandemic unfolds, we foresee sending out updates twice a week on Tuesdays and Thursdays with new developments.

CDC’s Number of Confirmed Cases of Covid-19 (04.07)330,891

CDC’s Number of Confirmed Deaths due to Covid-19 (04.07): 8,910

See a city-by-city map of confirmed cases:

Hospitals are advised to warn patients, community against using chloroquine phosphate to for COVID-19 prevention and treatment

FCC announced $200 million in funding for telehealth programs

Medicaid releases more guidance on Medicaid and CHIP during COVID-19 pandemic

USDA announces second round for telemedicine and distance learning grants

CDC announces weekly reporting system on the spread of the COVID-19 epidemic