COVID-19 SHIP Grant - Minnesota Dept. of Health

COVID–19 SHIP

Updated: February 10, 1:00 p.m.

COVID SHIP:

Health Resources and Services Administration's Federal Office of Rural Health Policy received funding through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. HRSA distributed CARES funding to assist hospitals that are eligible under the Small Rural Hospital Improvement Program. This grant supports to hospitals to prevent, prepare for, and respond to the coronavirus–related (COVID–19) public health emergency. This includes:

  • Safety: Ensuring hospitals are safe for staff and patients
  • Response: Detecting, preventing, diagnosing and treating COVID–19
  • Maintaining operations: supporting staff salaries, providing paid leave and ensuring continuity of services

Participating hospitals must submit quarterly reports to HRSA, through ORHPC, documenting their use of funds according to the schedule below:

Quarter /

Hospital Due Date to ORHPC /

Corresponding Reporting Period

1

7/22/2020

04/01/2020 - 06/30/2020

2

10/21/2020

07/01/2020 - 09/30/2020

3

1/20/2021

10/01/2020 - 12/31/2020

4

4/21/2021

01/01/2021 - 03/31/2021

5

7/212021

04/01/2021 - 06/30/2021

6

10/20/2021

07/01/2021 - 09/30/2021

Download the non-exhaustive list about Allowable Uses of Funds.

For more information or to request application instructions and forms, please contact:
health.ruralshipgrant@state.mn.us
651–201–3838


Up–to–date COVID–19 guidance for all Minnesotans can be found on the Minnesota Department of Health's Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID–19) (https://www.health.state.mn.us/diseases/coronavirus/index.html) website.

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Updated Thursday, 11-Feb-2021 12:30:56 CST