COVID-19 Health Center Survey Maps

Impact of COVID-19 on health center operations, patients, and staff

HRSA recognizes the essential work being performed by health centers during the COVID-19 pandemic, both in providing testing and care for those directly affected by the virus, while also continuing to provide quality primary health care services for the nation’s underserved. HRSA-supported Health Center Awardees and Look-Alikes respond to a weekly survey about the impact of COVID-19 on health center patients and operations. View the most recent data below.

The data reflect survey responses from October 16, 2020, as reported by 979, or 71% of, health centers. Response rates vary by state.

COVID-19 Testing Capacity among Health Centers

Health Center Walk-up/Drive-up COVID-19 Testing Capacity

Health Center Virtual Visits

Temporary Health Center Closures due to COVID-19

Health Center Staff Unable to Work Due to COVID-19

COVID-19 Testing Capacity Among Health Centers

Map of the U.S. and its jurisdictions shows COVID-19 Testing Capacity Among Health Centers.See https://bphc.hrsa.gov/emergency-response/coronavirus-health-center-data/survey-maps/detailed-description

These data represent the percent of health centers with testing capacity for COVID-19, by state, for the week of October 16, 2020. Detailed description.

Rates are based upon health center responses in each state.

  • Health centers have ramped up COVID-19 testing capacity to support preventing, preparing, and responding to the pandemic.
  • This map represents the percent of health centers with testing capacity (PCR and antigen) for COVID-19 per state.
  • 96.73%, of the 979 health centers that responded to the survey, offer testing.

Health Center Walk-up/Drive-up COVID-19 Testing Capacity

Health Center Walk-up/Drive-up COVID-19 Testing Capacity. See https://bphc.hrsa.gov/emergency-response/coronavirus-health-center-data/survey-maps/detailed-description

 

These data represent the percent of health centers with walk-up/drive-up testing capacity for COVID-19, by state, for the week of October 16, 2020. Detailed description.

Rates are based upon health center responses in each state.

  • Health centers play an important role in providing access to COVID-19 testing, particularly among the country’s most underserved populations.
  • In response to the demand for COVID-19 testing, health centers across the country have increased testing capacity by establishing walk-up and drive-up testing sites. 
  • 80.57%, of the 979 health centers that responded to the survey and had testing capacity, have walk-up and/or drive-up testing capacity.

Health Center Virtual Visits

Map of the U.S. and its jurisdictions shows Health Center Virtual Visits. See https://bphc.hrsa.gov/emergency-response/coronavirus-health-center-data/survey-maps/detailed-description
These data represent the average percent of health center visits conducted virtually, regardless of service type, by state, for the week of October 16, 2020. Detailed description.

Rates are based upon health center responses in each state.

  • Overall, health centers have experienced an increase in virtual visits since the start of the pandemic.
  • On average, 26.66% of health center visits were conducted virtually in the last week.
  • 94.48%, of the 979 health centers that reported to the survey, conducted virtual visits in the last week.

Temporary Health Center Closures due to COVID-19

Temporary Health Center Closures due to COVID-19. See https://bphc.hrsa.gov/emergency-response/coronavirus-health-center-data/survey-maps/detailed-description

These data represent the percent of health center sites temporarily closed due to COVID-19, by state, for the week of October 16, 2020. Detailed description.

Rates are based upon health center responses in each state.

  • Health centers, at the forefront of primary and preventative care for the nation’s most underserved populations, have been greatly impacted by the pandemic.
  • Health centers reported that 585 delivery sites were temporarily closed in the last week.

Health Center Staff Unable to Work Due to COVID-19

Health Center Staff Unable to Work Due to COVID-19.See https://bphc.hrsa.gov/emergency-response/coronavirus-health-center-data/survey-maps/detailed-description

These data represent the percent of health center staff unable to work due to COVID-19, by state, for the week of October 16, 2020. Detailed description.

Rates are based upon health center responses in each state.

  • Throughout the country, health center staff have been greatly impacted by the pandemic.
  • 4.12% of health center staff, from the 979 health centers that responded to the survey, were unable to work due to effects of COVID-19.
  • Reasons for being unable to work include: site/service closure, exposure, family/home obligations, and lack of personal protective equipment.

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Date Last Reviewed:  October 2020