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Due to COVID-19, CRH will continue working remotely through July 31.

Rural COVID-19 Update
May 28, 2020

The Center for Rural Health (CRH) has created this weekly e-newsletter as well as a COVID-19 webpage to keep people informed about what the CRH is doing to help during the pandemic.

News & Resources

Providers Must Act by June 3 to Receive Additional Relief Fund General Distribution Payment
The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services is reminding providers that the attestations for distribution from the Provider Relief Fund General Distributions are due by June 3, 2020.

PPP Interim Final Rule – Requirements – Loan Forgiveness
The U.S. Small Business Administration released an advance copy of the Federal Register notice related to Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan forgiveness.

Text, Talk, Act: Children's Mental Health Awareness Day Youth Networking Guide
Through the month of May, teens can text the American Psychological Association at 89800 to engage in an activity around mental health. Teens will learn how to take care of their mental health, especially in light of challenges related to COVID-19, and how to reach out to their parents/guardians to start conversations around mental health.

Events

May 28, 2020
Pediatric Multisystem Inflammatory Response: What We Know so Far...Educating Pediatricians on the Evolving COVID-19 Pandemic
Hosted by the North Dakota Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics, this Zoom presentation features Dr. Mobeen Rathore, professor and associate chair at the University of Florida and hospital epidemiologist and chief of pediatric infectious diseases and immunology at Wolfson Children's Hospital in Jacksonville, Florida. No registration is required.