Heartland rural hospitals will be receiving millions of dollars for COVID-19 response efforts. This funding is from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services through the Health Resources and Services Administration. Thirty-two rural hospitals in Missouri will receive $8,268,032. In Illinois, 61 small, rural hospitals will receive $15,760,936 for COVID-19 testing and mitigation. In Kentucky, 47 rural hospitals will receive $12,143,672. Across the United States, State Offices of Rural Health, which work with the hospitals, will receive the funding announced on Monday, July 12 to distribute to eligible rural hospitals in their state.