A new report by the Geiger Gibson/RCHN Community Health Foundation Research Collaborative, based on a comprehensive survey, finds that six months after Hurricanes Irma and Maria pummeled Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands (USVI), the regions’ twenty-three community health centers continue to play a crucial role in responding to the catastrophe, providing direct care and essential community-based public health services.   Yet health center recovery is uneven, and  while all health centers are open, many are still operating under hardship conditions.  Investment in human capital as well as facilities and infrastructure is needed to help health centers rebuild for the future.

Download the report here.