The spread of COVID-19 both internationally and domestically has significantly impacted many aspects of the health care ecosystem

The following resources are intended to help NHC members and others in the patient advocacy community manage and communicate about COVID-19. This is a very fluid situation, and there are likely to be ongoing changes and new impacts and information emerging daily. Please check back frequently for updates.

Building COVID-19 Vaccine Confidence & Equitable Delivery

All available COVID-19 vaccines are recognized by FDA as a safe and effective. The best vaccine is the one available to you. It is crucial that everyone who can get vaccinated does. Additionally, COVID-19 vaccination programs must meet people where they are to ensure equitable COVID-19 vaccine delivery to disadvantaged communities, especially communities of color impacted most severely by the virus.

Thank You

The NHC would like to extend its gratitude to all of the public servants and health care workers nationwide for all they are doing to protect and care for us all during this national crisis.

NHC Staff Contacts

Any media inquiries related to this topic should be directed to Jennifer Schleman, NHC’s Assistant Vice President, Marketing and Communications, via email or phone at 202-973-0550. Please contact the NHC before quoting any information on this topic as this is a rapidly evolving situation and information may have changed since its initial posting or airing. Thank you.

Any member questions about public policy related to COVID-19 should be directed to Eric Gascho, NHC’s Vice President, Policy and Government Affairs, via email or phone at 202-973-0545.

Any member requests for sample HR policies/procedures or best practices in meeting management should be directed to Susan Gaffney, Vice President, Membership, Development, and Operations via email or phone at 202-973-0552.

Webinars for NHC members

NHC Webinar Series on Organizational Impacts for Members Only

In support of our members, the NHC will hold  webinars twice a month to provide a venue for NHC-member patient-group and non-profit Chief Executive Officers to network and share information on: actions taken, policies implemented, data generated; innovations/ technologies/ approaches being used for fund raising and to replace cancelled events; and advocacy for policies regarding financial relief for nonprofits (in any proposals for relief to the economy). For more information, please contact Susan Gaffney.

Public Webinars

Other NHC Resources

Vaccine Resources

Other Resources from NHC Members

Government and Other Resources

Caregiver Resources

Letters & Comments


News Releases