Massachusetts Health Center COVID-19 Survey Summary Report

Latest data from May 22, 2020

Number of Health Center respondents = 28 (74% of all 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 89.29%
Health Centers with COVID-19 Drive-Up/Walk Up Testing Capacity1 76.00%

Average Turnaround Time for COVID-19 Test Results1

Metrics Value
Less Than 1 Hour 0.00%
12 Hours or Less 0.00%
24 Hours 16.00%
2-3 Days 72.00%
4-5 Days 12.00%
More Than 5 Days 0.00%

Number of Patients Tested

Metrics Value
Patients Tested for COVID-19 4,569
Racial and/or Ethnic Minority Patients Tested for COVID-19 56.07%
Patients Tested Positive for COVID-19 1,126
Racial and/or Ethnic Minority Patients Tested Positive for COVID-19 75.49%

Patients by Race and Ethnicity

Race/Ethnicity Patients Tested2 Patients Tested Positive2
White, Non-Hispanic/Latino Patients 25.37% 12.79%
White, Hispanic/Latino Patients 14.90% 23.80%
Black/African American, Non-Hispanic/Latino Patients 17.90% 15.28%
Black/African American, Hispanic/Latino Patients 4.82% 7.99%
Asian Patients3 2.78% 6.13%
American Indian/Alaska Native Patients3 0.70% 0.53%
Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander Patients3 1.25% 1.33%
Patients with More than one race3 5.95% 6.13%
Hispanic/Latino Ethnicity Patients (Unreported/Refused to report race) 7.77% 14.30%
Non-Hispanic/Latino Ethnicity Patients (Unreported/Refused to report race) 4.27% 4.26%
Unreported/Refused to Report Race and Ethnicity 14.29% 7.46%

Operations and Staff

Metrics Value
Health Center Weekly Visits Compared to Pre-COVID 19 Weekly Visits 75.18%
Health Center Sites Temporarily Closed 70
Staff Tested Positive for COVID-19 45
Health Center Staff Unable to Work (due to site/service closure, exposure, family/home obligations, lack of PPE, etc.) 17.68%
Average Percent of Health Center Visits Conducted Virtually 73.21%

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

Type of PPE Value
Surgical Masks 89.29%
N95/PPR Masks 82.14%
Gowns 92.86%
Gloves 96.43%
Face Masks/Goggles 92.86%

1 Only health centers that responded "yes" to having COVID-19 testing capacity are included, n=25.

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