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  • February 2017

  • January 2017

  • December 2016

    • 12/30/2016 - Daily updates of Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA) data have been suspended and HPSA scores locked for the National Health Service Corps and NURSE Corps Loan Repayment Programs’ new award application cycle. Daily HPSA data updates are scheduled to resume in Spring 2017. Please direct any questions to your State Primary Care Office or the appropriate Shortage Designation Project Officer.
  • November 2016

  • August 2016

    • 08/19/2016 - New Map – Skilled Nursing Facilities and Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (FORHP) Rural Health Areas map displays the distribution of skilled nursing facilities compared to rural health areas across the United States and its territories.
    • 08/19/2016 - New Map – Federally Qualified Health Centers ( FQHC) and Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (FORHP) Rural Health Areas map displays the distribution of Federal Qualified Health Centers compared to rural health areas across the United States and its territories.
    • 08/19/2016 - New Map – Critical Access Hospitals and Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (FORHP) Rural Health Areas map displays the distribution of critical access hospitals compared to rural health areas across the United States and its territories.
    • 08/19/2016 - Look-Alike data updates in the source system have been suspended as of 07/21/2016. They will resume in August 2016.
    • 08/06/2016 - The Area Health Resources Files (AHRF) downloadable data for 2015-2016 is now available.
  • July 2016

    • 07/23/2016 - Infant Mortality and Natality (IMN) 2014 data is now available in the Map Tool, Data Portal, and Preformatted Reports.
    • 07/09/2016 - A new feature has been added to the Data Portal. Users can export both primary and secondary datasets for offline use.
    • 07/09/2016 - The new HDW Data is available for download on Data Download page.
    • 07/01/2016 - New Topic Page – The HRSA Special Initiatives topic page provides access to data on HRSA initiatives supporting vulnerable populations.
  • June 2016

    • 06/25/2016 - New Map – The Active Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB) Grants – Healthy Start Initiative-Eliminating Racial/Ethnic Disparities (H49) and Infant Mortality Rates by County has been added to the Map Gallery.
    • 06/24/2016 - The data from HIV/AIDS Providers data has been updated (data as of May. 16, 2016). This data is available on the Find Ryan White HIV/AIDS Medical Providers locator tool and widget.
  • May 2016

    • 05/28/2016 - New Map – The Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA) Facilities - Dental Health map displays the distribution of facilities designated as Health Professional Shortage Areas across the United States and its territories.
    • 05/28/2016 - New Map – Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA) Facilities - Mental Health map displays the distribution of facilities designated as Health Professional Shortage Areas across the United States and its territories.
    • 05/28/2016 - New Map – The Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA) Facilities - Primary Care map displays the distribution of facilities designated as Health Professional Shortage Areas across the United States and its territories.
    • 05/13/2016 - The Rural Area data has been updated with data from the 2010 Census. This data is available on Analyzer Tool, Map Tool, Quick Maps and Data Portal.
    • 05/01/2016 - The NURSE Corps Loan Repayors and Scholars data have been added to the Data Portal and Map Tool.
  • April 2016

    • 04/15/2016 - Uniform Data System (UDS) data has been added to the Data By Geography tool.
    • 04/06/2016 - Online processing of shortage designation applications has resumed.