BPHC Bulletin: Today with Macrae, Upcoming Events

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Latest News

  • Today with Macrae: BPHC REACH and Health Equity
    The main focus for today’s session is a panel discussion on health equity with two health centers and a Primary Care Association. The link below* will only be accessible to the first 1,500 participants. Here are the slides, for anyone who cannot log in. If you cannot log in for the visual portion, please still call in!

         2:00-3:00 p.m. ET
         Join the session*
         Call-in: 888-606-5934
         Passcode: 2492026

    We know there are some conflicting HRSA technical assistance sessions (on the UDS Mapper and Ending the HIV Epidemic). Please be assured that we’ll do our best to share recordings of those sessions in upcoming Digest newsletters.

  • Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
    We continually update our COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) webpage and coronavirus-related funding FAQ webpage. There are also resources and links on our COVID-19 Information for Health Centers and Partners webpage.

Upcoming Events

  • COVID-19 Partner Update: CDC COVID-19 Vaccination Planning: What You Should Know
    CDC will hold a partner update next week. Dr. Diane Hall, Deputy, Policy Unit Partnerships & Risk Management Team, will moderate, and Dr. John Brooks, Chief Medical Officer, and Dr. Nancy Messonnier, Director of the National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases and Director of the COVID-19 Vaccine Planning Unit, will present. Dr. Brooks will share updates on CDC’s COVID-19 response, including the latest scientific information and what everyone should know about protecting themselves and others. Dr. Messonnier will review CDC COVID-19 vaccination planning and share what you should know about COVID-19 vaccinations.

Monday, September 21
3:00-4:00 p.m. ET
Register here
Submit a question in advance

  • Unique Challenges for Agricultural Workers During COVID-19
    Several HRSA-funded National Training and Technical Assistance Partners (NTTAPs) present a learning collaborative to explore emerging issues affecting agricultural workers during the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn more or register now.

  • Building the Plane While Flying It, Part 2: Health Care for the Homeless, Telehealth, and COVID-19
    The National Health Care for the Homeless Council, a HRSA-funded NTTAP, presents the second in their series featuring representatives from three Health Care for the Homeless health centers featured in the Council’s recent publication on telehealth.

Tuesday, September 29
2:00-3:00 p.m. ET
Register here

  • Identifying the Enabling Services Workforce for Social Determinants of Health Screening and Documentation
    Several HRSA-funded NTTAPs invite you to a webinar exploring strategies to screen special and vulnerable populations for social determinants of health (SDOH) and build effective practices to begin addressing SDOH through enabling services. Given the COVID-19 pandemic, this training will highlight the critical importance for enabling service providers to collect social risk data among health center patients.

Wednesday, September 30
2:00-3:00 p.m. ET
Register here

If you have questions about the Health Center Program and COVID-19, please contact Health Center Program Support online. Select “Coronavirus Inquiries (COVID-19)” as the issue type—the third option on the “Health Center or EHBs Question” screen.

You can also call Health Center Program Support at 877-464-4772, option 2, 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. ET, Monday-Friday (except federal holidays).