HRSA HIV/AIDS Bureau Coronavirus Disease 2019 Update

Content From: Laura Cheever, MD, ScM, Associate Administrator for the HIV/AIDS Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human ServicesPublished: April 02, 20202 min read


Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Credit: CDC/ Alissa Eckert, MS; Dan Higgins, MAMS

The Health Resources and Services Administration’s HIV/AIDS Bureau (HRSA HAB) appreciates everything our Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program recipients, subrecipients, and stakeholders are doing to address the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) public health emergency, particularly among people with HIV and the nation’s most vulnerable populations.

Latest News

We continually update our Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) webpage. We recently added or updated questions on:

  • Utilizing emergency financial assistance funding for grocery delivery and cell phone purchases
  • HRSA HIV/AIDS Bureau site visit schedule
  • Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Notice of Funding Opportunity deadline extensions

Status of Funding for Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Recipients

On March 27, 2020, the President signed into law the “Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act,” or the “CARES Act,” authorizing $90 million for the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program response to COVID-19. HRSA is working to determine an expedient process to release funds to recipients when available.

3/26 HRSA HAB All Grant Recipient Call Replay Available

On March 26, HRSA HAB hosted an All Grant Recipient Conference Call on the topic, “Updates for HRSA’s Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program (RWHAP) Recipients on Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19).” An audio replay of the call is available through April 25, 2020. To access the replay:

Dial: 888-568-0744

A downloadable MP3 file on the call will be available on the COVID-19 webpage in the coming days.

COVID-19 Additional Resources