The Network for Public Health Law: COVID-19: State and Local Government Actions to Address Housing Insecurity
Monday, April 6, at 1:00 p.m. EST This webinar hosted by the Network for Public Health Law will review the actions taken by the federal government to prevent foreclosure and by state and local governments to prevent evictions during the COVID-19 pandemic.
ClearWay Minnesota shares their tobacco settlement experience, lessons learned, and recommendations for stakeholders to consider as opioid lawsuits are resolved.
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration is compiling resources and guidance for individuals, providers, communities, and states on responding to behavioral health needs during the COVID-19 crisis.
The Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation: New models estimating predicted health service utilization and deaths for COVID-19
The Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME), an independent population health research center at the University of Washington, has developed models forecasting COVID-19 impact on hospital bed-days, ICU-days, ventilator days, and deaths by U.S. state in the next four months.
The Commonwealth Fund’s new interactive map, created by Georgetown University Health Policy Institute, summarizes what actions each state is taking to expand coverage of key services beyond the minimum federal standard which requires that health insurance plans, including employer plans, waive cost-sharing for services associated with COVID-19 testing.
The Missouri Foundation for Health has committed $15 million to statewide COVID-19 health and prevention efforts. Given their critical nature to the health safety net, the Foundation has provided an initial $7 million in support to federally qualified health centers and community mental health centers across Missouri. Read more
This Milbank Memorial Fund blog post explores the impact of COVID-19 on access to group meals provided through a federal–state nutrition program for older adults. It also calls for a coordinated national effort with more federal resources and flexibility for states to develop short- and long-term plans.
In a commentary published today by Nonprofit Quarterly, PRE’s Lori Villarosa issued an urgent call to all grantmakers who have expressed solidarity with nonprofit partners during the Covid-19 global pandemic: act now now with an eye towards an equitable and just future by approaching rapid response grantmaking with a racial justice lens.
This new Archstone Foundation report reflects on two decades of projects that served a crucial translational role in taking fall-risk reduction research principles and putting them into the hands of health professionals and community-based programs so older adults could benefit. It also outlines the foundation’s “12 Key Strategies for Success” that was developed as part of this grantmaking effort and continue to guide the their grantmaking.
The Communications Network is compiling resources from nonprofit organizations, including philanthropy, on responding to the COVID-19 crisis.