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News by Topic: Federally Qualified Health Centers

Mar 18, 2020 - The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) announced they will be surveying HRSA-funded health centers on their involvement in COVID-19 response. This was made possible due to the Paperwork Reduction Act waiver granted to HRSA as part of efforts to reduce regulatory burdens in support of COVID-19 response.
Source: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Feb 19, 2020 - Features a rural school district in California that built a federally-funded health center nearby to address chronic absenteeism. Describes other strategies they have taken to address absenteeism and reports that the schools have seen an improvement in attendance since the health center was built.
Source: Cal Matters