COVID-19 Resources from FHLI Programs & Trusted Partners

The Primary Care Collaborative and the Larry A. Green Center have surveyed 2,000 providers from across the country and the results are painting a heroic, yet tragic story for our nation’s primary care providers during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read the Quick COVID-19 Primary Care Survey.

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 June 4 at 5:30 PM. Register in advance.

EVERY FRIDAY FROM 12:30 TO 1:30 P.M.

Co-sponsored by the Division of Public Health (DPH) and NC AHEC, this weekly forum will provide the latest updates on COVID-19 and allow health care providers the opportunity to ask questions. Subject matter experts from DPH will provide a quick update on any new developments and respond to questions received before or during the forum. The forums will continue until they are no longer needed.

Join the Zoom meeting room on your computer, or dial-in at (646) 558-8656 using webinar ID 705-979-628.

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

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.

Starting Monday, April 6th, Community Care of NC’s telehealth program is being offered through DocsInk — a local healthcare communications company — at no cost to any prescribing clinician actively participating in Medicaid’s Carolina Access Program, Community Care Physician Network, or the Pregnancy Medical Home program. Download the PDF to learn more.

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…

Workforce Surge Planning Playbooks

Ensuring an adequate and appropriately trained workforce in hospitals, health systems, and practices is an essential component of preparation for and management of patients during the COVID-19. Learn more at www.ncahec.net

NCDHHS COVID-19 SiteThe North Carolina Department of Health & Human Services has an extensive website with resources, guidance and general information regarding the state’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Visit the NC DHHS COVID-19 Response page today.

USDA LogoUSDA Federal Programs

The U.S. Department of Agriculture now has a listing of federal programs to help rural communities, organizations, and residents impacted by COVID-19.  Click here to learn more.  

NCPeds NCAFP Survey Results
Read the full report here.

RuralHealthWebinarICYMI: The May 21 RURAL TALK: A Virtual Advocacy Speaker series focused on the impact of COVID-19 on rural access to health care, featuring panelists Dr. Laura Gerald, Alan Morgan, and Allison Owen. Watch the recording and download the Rural Health Fact Sheet created by the NC Rural Center and Rural Counts.

NC-PAL TeleconsultationThe NC Psychiatry Access Line has been working to ensure behavioral health consultation services remain accessible. Every week on Tuesdays and Fridays from 12 PM – 1PM, NC-PAL Child and Adolescent Psychiatrists will be available. Learn more at ipmh.duke.edu/ncpal

 

Knowing that the #COVID19 outbreak has been very stressful, Eleanor Health is offering free virtual support groups for the public. Online support groups are for those currently using opioids, alcohol and other drugs; those in recovery from substance use; and those who are the support system and loved ones of people with addiction. Learn more and register on the Eleanor Health site.  

FHLI’s Center of Excellence for Integrated Care has materials to assist clinicians as they move toward delivering care using telehealth, as well as for communities as they deal with COVID-19 in a healthy way. Visit COE’s COVID-19 Resources page today.

COVID-19 Disaster Blog GraphicCOVID-19 is North Carolina’s Latest Forecasted Hurricane…but will its largest impacts on our state’s most vulnerable be visible?

Learn more about what our communities, legislature, nonprofit organizations and leaders can do to blunt the impact of this disaster on those already struggling.