COVID-19 Rural Resources

The Utah Office of Primary Care and Rural Health is grateful for the dedication and service being provided to Utah’s rural communities. Utah’s rural hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals, Rural Health Clinics, FQHCs, and rural EMS providers are the heroes of our communities and the Utah Department of Health, Office of Primary Care and Rural Health are here to help in anyway possible.
 
This page will be continuously updated with information regarding COVID-19 with general and rural specific updates. If you find we are missing any relevant information or have questions, please email us at opcrh@utah.gov.

Please check back often.

Rural Specific Resources:

Funding Opportunities Table

CDC Situation Summary

NOSORH COVID-19 Updates

Comagine COVID-19 Updates

CMS COVID-19 Waivers and Flexibility

CMS COVID-19 Flexibility for Telehealth Services

CMS COVID-19 Partner Toolkit

NRHA COVID-19 Toolkit

USDA COVID-19 Toolkit

Alliance Rural Health System Response Webinar Series

RUPRI Center for Rural Health Policy Analysis: COVID-19 Projects

Telehealth:

Comagine Telemedicine and Virtual Services Resources

CDC – Using Telehealth to Expand Access to Essential Health Services during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Webinar:

Rural Primary Care Tools and Resources for Managing Suicidal Ideation During COVID-19

EMS:

Interim Guidance for Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Systems and 911 Public Safety Answering Points

NHTSA EMS COVID-19 Resources

Data Visualizations:

John Hopkins COVID-19 Map Dashboard

Broadstreet COVID-19 Data Project

Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation:  Projected Hospital Resource Use Based on COVID-19 Deaths

Fact Sheets:

Long-Term Care Resources: