Public Health Emergency - Leading a Nation Prepared
The ASPR At-Risk Individuals Program led the Telehealth for Community-Based Organizations Webinars, a 3-part series on implementing telehealth services to address the access and functional needs of at-risk individuals in partnership with HUD during COVID-19 pandemic.
Part 1: Services, Payment and Partners
The first webinar of the Telehealth for Community-Based Organizations Series,
Services, Payment and Partners, provided an overview of telehealth basics for community-based organizations such as public housing authorities, multi-family housing providers, aging and disability network stakeholders, and other social service providers. The webinar highlighted relevant resources and provided examples of telehealth use and lessons from the field.
Part 2: Promising Practices - Accessibility and Language Access
The second webinar of the Telehealth for Community-Based Organizations Series,
Promising Practices: Accessibility and Language Access, focused on telehealth accessibility for individuals with access and functional needs and individuals with limited English proficiency. It highlighted innovative strategies for ensuring access to older adults, people with disabilities, and addressed cultural and linguistic competency when providing telehealth services.
Part 3: Addressing Barriers - Homelessness and Connectivity
The third and final webinar of the Telehealth Community Based Organizations Series, Addressing Barriers - Homelessness and Connectivity, provides information to help connect low-income and people experiencing homelessness with telemedicine services during the COVID-19 pandemic. Find out about a federal program to improve access to phone and internet services for low-income individuals.
This program is brought to you by the HHS Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
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