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The Foundation for Health Leadership & Innovation is a nonprofit organization that envisions healthy communities across North Carolina where everyone can flourish. FHLI develops and supports innovative partnerships that build a healthier North Carolina through collaboration and respect. Learn more about us.

COVID-19 Resources from FHLI Programs & Trusted Partners

The NC Inclusive Disaster Recovery (NCIDR) network has developed a living document for organizations serving historically under-resourced and marginalized communities. Visit

FHLI’s North Carolina Oral Health Collaborative has released a statewide map of emergency oral health resources for patients during the COVID-19 pandemic. The map is a first-of-its-kind resource to help patients with urgent oral health needs to find nearby Federally Qualified Health Centers, county health departments, free and charitable clinics, and other safety net practices. Go to the map…

During the current health emergency it is especially important that oral health providers take extra precautions to protect themselves and their patients. Check the NC Oral Health Collaborative’s COVID19 Resource page for relevant information.

The National Rural Health Association takes seriously the impact that pandemics and public health emergencies have on our members and rural communities nationwide. NRHA has compiled the following free COVID-19 resources provided by the CDC, WHO, and other reputable organizations. Read more…

State health officials responded to the need for financial and policy flexibility and gave providers the green light to bill for nontraditional services during this public health crisis, including telehealth visits. On Friday, DHHS sent a letter to the head of all the mental health local management entities (known as LME-MCOs), which manage the state’s behavioral health dollars. Read more…

CCNC and NC AHEC are working together with N.C. DHHS to help North Carolina’s healthcare providers address the challenge of the COVID-19 pandemic with weekly webinars held on Thursdays from March 19 through April 23 at 5:30 PM. Register in advance.

Check the NC Dept. of Health & Human Services COVID-19 Resource site for the most current information related to the state’s response to the current health crisis. This website is for the general public, business owners, and anyone in the community impacted by COVID-19.