Health Center COVID-19 Survey

COVID-19 Health Center Survey Maps

View maps of the COVID-19 survey data, including testing capacity, temporary site closures, and staff ability to work.

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. 

COVID-19: Health Center Survey Tool Questions

View Health Center Program Look-Alike Survey Data for COVID-19

Number of Health Center respondents = 977 (70% 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 92.12%
Health Centers with COVID-19 Drive-Up/Walk Up Testing Capacity1 70.22%

Average Turnaround Time for COVID-19 Test Results1

Metrics Value
Less Than 1 Hour 2.56%
12 Hours or Less 1.67%
24 Hours 12.44%
2-3 Days 62.56%
4-5 Days 17.33%
More Than 5 Days 3.44%

Number of Patients Tested

Metrics Value
Patients Tested for COVID-19 134,702
Racial and/or Ethnic Minority Patients Tested for COVID-19 58.61%
Patients Tested Positive for COVID-19 17,535
Racial and/or Ethnic Minority Patients Tested Positive for COVID-19 68.06%

Patients by Race and Ethnicity

Race/Ethnicity Patients Tested2 Patients Tested Positive2
White, Non-Hispanic/Latino Patients 23.78% 8.93%
White, Hispanic/Latino Patients 21.38% 35.34%
Black/African American, Non-Hispanic/Latino Patients 19.24% 11.62%
Black/African American, Hispanic/Latino Patients 1.77% 1.79%
Asian Patients3 2.41% 2.90%
American Indian/Alaska Native Patients3 1.18% 0.58%
Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander Patients3 0.97% 0.56%
Patients with More than one race3 3.82% 3.70%
Hispanic/Latino Ethnicity Patients (Unreported/Refused to report race) 7.83% 11.57%
Non-Hispanic/Latino Ethnicity Patients (Unreported/Refused to report race) 3.41% 2.50%
Unreported/Refused to Report Race and Ethnicity 14.21% 20.51%

Operations and Staff

Metrics Value
Health Center Weekly Visits Compared to Pre-COVID 19 Weekly Visits 62.43%
Health Center Sites Temporarily Closed 1,959
Staff Tested Positive for COVID-19 381
Health Center Staff Unable to Work (due to site/service closure, exposure, family/home obligations, lack of PPE, etc.) 9.68%
Average Percent of Health Center Visits Conducted Virtually 47.12%

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

Type of PPE Value
Surgical Masks 93.55%
N95/PPR Masks 90.48%
Gowns 88.13%
Gloves 96.42%
Face Masks/Goggles 94.78%

Results from States and Territories

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1 Only health centers that responded "yes" to having COVID-19 testing capacity are included, n=900.

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