New ASPR TRACIE COVID-19 Resources

June 8, 2020

The Technical Resources, Assistance Center and Information Exchange (TRACIE) of the Dept. of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) has released several new COVID-19 related resources:

  • Webinar Recording: ASPR TRACIE, in collaboration with the HHS/FEMA COVID-19 Healthcare Resilience Task Force, recently hosted the Ensuring Healthcare Safety Throughout the COVID-19 Pandemic webinar, where speakers shared recent experiences and lessons learned while adjusting their healthcare systems to maintain safety within their organizations;   
  • Alternate Care Site (ACS) Resources/Webinar Q & A: Due to limited time, speakers were not able to respond to all questions at the end of the May 22 webinar, Funding Sources for the Establishment and Operationalization of Alternate Care Sites. The webinar Q & A document includes responses to all questions received; the ACS Funding Summary Tip Sheet includes more information; and   
  • Rural Health and COVID-19: This document discusses strategies for managing some of the challenges faced by rural areas specific to COVID-19. The challenges are grouped into two main categories: those specific to healthcare facilities, and those related to at-risk populations who reside in rural areas.