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State-by-State Resources

U.S. States and Territories Modifying Requirements for Telehealth in Response to COVID-19
State-by-state list with brief descriptions of changes in licensure policy for telehealth professionals as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Includes links to relevant official declarations and press releases.
Date: 10/2021
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Federation of State Medical Boards
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State Telehealth and Licensure Expansion COVID-19 Dashboard
Presents state-by-state telehealth expansion and licensing waivers in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Includes links to relevant executive orders, regulatory guidance, statutory language, and other official communications for each state.
Date: 10/2021
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Alliance for Connected Care
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State COVID-19 Response Resources
A list of state government pages focused on response to COVID-19, with information on state guidance, resources for healthcare providers in the state, and state monitoring.
Date: 10/2021
Type: Directory
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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Household Food Security in the United States in 2020
Reports on household food security, food expenditures, and use of federal food and nutrition assistance programs in 2020. Includes food insecurity statistics for metropolitan and nonmetropolitan areas. Discusses the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on individuals' ability to work and their household's food security.
Additional links: Report Summary, Statistical Supplement
Author(s): Alisha Coleman-Jensen, Matthew P. Rabbitt, Christian A. Gregory, Anita Singh
Date: 09/2021
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: U.S. Department of Agriculture
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Toolkit on State Actions to Mitigate COVID-19 Prevalence in Nursing Homes
A compilation of resources and strategies for quality improvement, management, and prevention of the spread of COVID-19 within nursing homes. Includes information on testing, workforce and staffing, infection control, personal protective equipment, patient transfers, telehealth services, vaccination, and more. Includes recommendations and examples from rural areas throughout.
Date: 09/2021
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
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COVID-19 State Emergency Response: Temporarily Suspended and Waived Practice Agreement Requirements
Provides information about temporary changes to regulations related to nurse practitioners' scope of practice, supervision, and protocol requirements in all 50 states, Washington D.C., and the Atlantic Territories. Features an interactive map showing full practice states, those that have waived or suspended some or all practice agreement requirements, and those that have taken no action.
Date: 09/2021
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: American Association of Nurse Practitioners
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National Governors Association: COVID-19: What You Need To Know
An overview of federal and state actions to address COVID-19, as well policy and guidance resources. Includes state-level information on vaccination.
Date: 09/2021
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: National Governors Association
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U.S. States and Territories Modifying Licensure Requirements for Physicians in Response to COVID-19
State-by-state list with brief descriptions of changes in licensure policy for healthcare professionals as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Includes links to relevant official declarations and press releases.
Date: 09/2021
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Federation of State Medical Boards
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Traffic Safety Facts 2019
Presents rural and urban fatal crash data and reports average emergency medical service response times at the state level. Includes rural fatal crash data by roadway function, crash type, speed limit, and vehicle occupants killed.
Date: 08/2021
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
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State Profiles: 2020 Census
Provides U.S. Census data for each state, including population changes at the county level from 2010-2020. Topic areas include race and ethnicity, diversity, age, and housing. Offers interactive maps and comparative charts with county data.
Date: 08/2021
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: U.S. Census Bureau
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Last Updated: 9/8/2021