Federal Office of Rural Health Policy

April 2, 2020

What’s New

Federal Office of Rural Health Policy FAQs for COVID-19.  A set of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) from our grantees and stakeholders, updated regularly.

Confirmed COVID-19 Cases, Metropolitan and Nonmetropolitan Counties.  The RUPRI Center for Rural Health Policy Analysis provides up-to-date data and maps on rural and urban confirmed cases throughout the United States.  An animated map shows the progression of cases beginning January 21.

CDC COVID-19 Update for Rural Partners and Communities.  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) provides a recording of its March 23rd online presentation that’s specifically focused on rural communities.  Daily updates continue on the CDC website.

ACL COVID-19 Resources for Older Adults.  The Administration for Community Living (ACL) has a website with guidance, funding, and other resources for organizations supporting older adults and people with disabilities.

U.S. Department of Labor (DOL)  Benefits Website.  The DOL consolidated its resources to help workers and employers in response to COVID-19. These include an Unemployment Benefits Finder by state.

Rural Response to Coronavirus Disease 2019.  The Rural Health Information Hub has created a guide to help you learn about activities underway to address COVID-19.