Health Center Program Look-Alike COVID-19 Survey

National Summary Report

Latest data from May 22, 2020

The Health Resources and Services Administration uses the information collected to: help track health center capacity and the impact of COVID-19 on health center operations, patients, and staff; and better understand training and technical assistance, funding, and other health center resource needs. 

View Health Center Survey Data for COVID-19.

Number of Look-Alike respondents = 41 (47% of all Look-Alike Health Centers)

Data represents information provided by health centers from a single, specified reporting date. Summary information across report dates is not comparable due to differences in which health centers responded for a given report date.

Patient Testing

Metrics Value
Health Centers with COVID-19 Testing Capacity 75.61%
Health Centers with COVID-19 Drive-Up/Walk Up Testing Capacity1 64.52%

Average Turnaround Time for COVID-19 Test Results1

Metrics Value
Less than 1 Hour 0.00%
12 Hours or Less 0.00%
24 Hours 19.35%
2-3 Days 67.74%
4-5 Days 9.68%
More Than 5 Days 3.23%

Number of Patients Tested

Metrics Value
Patients Tested for COVID-19 1,760
Racial and/or Ethnic Minority Patients Tested for COVID-19 58.07%
Patients Tested Positive for COVID-19 277
Racial and/or Ethnic Minority Patients Tested Positive for COVID-19 76.53%

Patients by Race and Ethnicity

Race/Ethnicity Patients Tested2 Patients Tested Positive2
White, Non-Hispanic/Latino Patients 30.45% 15.52%
White, Hispanic/Latino Patients 19.20% 39.71%
Black/African American, Non-Hispanic/Latino Patients 0.28% 15.88%
Black/African American, Hispanic/Latino Patients 0.97% 1.08%
Asian Patients3 3.24% 5.05%
American Indian/Alaska Native Patients3 26.14% 0.00%
Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander Patients3 0.62% 1.44%
Patients with More than one race3 4.89% 10.47%
Hispanic/Latino Ethnicity Patients (Unreported/Refused to report race) 2.73% 2.89%
Non-Hispanic/Latino Ethnicity Patients (Unreported/Refused to report race) 1.70% 1.81%
Unreported/Refused to Report Race and Ethnicity 9.77% 6.14%

Operations and Staff

Metrics Value
Health Center Weekly Visits Compared to Pre-COVID 19 Weekly Visits 55.85%
Health Center Sites Temporarily Closed 16
Staff Tested Positive for COVID-19 10
Health Center Staff Unable to Work (due to site/service closure, exposure, family/home obligations, lack of PPE, etc.) 7.32%
Average Percent of Health Center Visits Conducted Virtually 49.76%

Health Centers with an adequate supply of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for the next week

Type of PPE Value
Surgical Masks 97.56%
N95/PPR Masks 90.24%
Gowns 87.80%
Gloves 95.12%
Face Masks/Goggles 97.56%


1 Only health centers that responded "yes" to having COVID-19 testing capacity are included, n=31.

2 Percentages may not sum to 100% due to rounding to the hundredths.

3 Includes Hispanic/Latino and Non-Hispanic/Latino.

Date Last Reviewed:  May 2020