For questions related to the RHC COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Program: RHCVaxDistribution@hrsa.gov.
RHCVD Program Summary
The Rural Health Clinic Vaccine Distribution Program (RHCVD) distributes COVID-19 vaccines directly to Rural Health Clinics (RHCs) to increase the availability of COVID-19 vaccines in rural communities.
The RHCVD Program aims to improve COVID-19 vaccine access and vaccination rates to medically underserved rural communities.
Working in partnership with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), HRSA invites all Medicare-certified RHCs to join the RHCVD Program to directly receive federal vaccine allocations separate from jurisdictions' weekly allocations.
- Medicare-certified Rural Health Clinics and organizations that own and operate Medicare-certified Rural Health Clinics.
- All RHCs must have active CMS Certification Numbers (CCNs) and be listed in the CMS Survey & Certification's Quality, Certification and Oversight Reports (QCOR).
- To verify your eligibility, visit the CMS Quality, Certification and Oversight Reports (QCOR) website. On the site, you can verify that your provider type is listed as an RHC.
- Once your RHC status is verified, complete the program’s readiness assessment.
- Email RHCVaxDistribution@hrsa.gov for additional enrollment information.
HRSA will enroll RHCs in the program as they meet eligibility requirements.