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Novel Coronavirus and prevention services

Update (March 2, 2020): Washington State Health Care Authority (HCA) has launched a page specific to COVID-19. Please visit: for more information.


The Washington State Health Care Authority (HCA) appreciates your concern for 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) and its impacts on your community. Please remember to take care of yourself as well as those you serve.

As leaders in the community, we know you are looking for innovative ways to continue prevention services and public awareness strategies, as well as provide factual and consistent communication about COVID-19 (see resources below). We recommend you work with your Division of Behavioral Health and Recovery (DBHR) manager to discuss any concerns or questions about your contract or services.

If you are a current HCA contractor, please register for the next Learning Community Meeting on March 25 starting at 9 a.m. Registration information is located on the agenda and at Note, from 11 a.m. to noon we will hold a question and answer session.

As you continue to find creative solutions to maintain services, we welcome you to share these with other coordinators and prevention providers on the Athena Forum discussion board at

COVID-19 resources