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As a foundation focused on those most need, we are deeply committed to ensuring our grantees, partners, and staff are equipped to stay healthy during the rapidly evolving public health threat caused by the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. In an effort to take every precaution, we have developed the following guidelines:
We are working to lessen the impact that these social distancing precautions will have on Health Forward’s operations. Grantee payments scheduled through the end of May will be processed immediately.
At Health Forward, we are evaluating how we can provide help for those in need. We realize these are challenging times for our partners. In addition to these measures, we are exploring how we support our safety net providers and other partners as they consider and plan for delivering services during this public health emergency.
Public health crises remind us we are only as safe as our community members who are most at risk. The COVID-19 pandemic elucidates the inequities that Health Forward is working to address. The health and economic ramifications for vulnerable populations could be severe and incalculable. We encourage all levels of government to consider that every protective measure considered and implemented be equity-centered.
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