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Healthcare System Relief Fund

Information on COVID-19 Emergency Healthcare System Relief Fund Allocations

Due to the modifications made to the program, an updated application will be available soon.

On March 19, 2020, Governor Sununu issued Emergency Order #9, which established the COVID-19 Emergency Healthcare System Relief Fund. The order created a $50 million fund to provide emergency relief to hospitals and other health care providers that are serving as an essential component of the State’s healthcare system during the COVID-19 state of emergency.

On May 15, 2020 the state expanded this fund by allocating an additional $50,000,000.  Of that supplemental amount, $30 million will be used to support long term care providers and the remaining $20 million available to all other providers.

In addition, the focus of the program is shifting from urgent relief for providers of frontline COVID-19 response services at risk of closing to a second phase designed to provide broader relief for all healthcare providers impacted by the COVID-19 emergency. 

COVID-19 Emergency Healthcare System Relief Fund Allocations

The following zero-interest loans have been recommended by the Committee and approved by the Governor. The Committee is continuing to review applications and it is expected that additional allocations will be recommended and approved. Many applicants were awarded an amount that is less than what the applicant requested.