HHS Formally Announces Extension of COVID-19 Public Health Emergency

Published: 07/31/2020

Sources:
  • Department of Health and Human Services
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has renewed is determination that a Public Health Emergency (PHE) exists. According to the HHS statement, the current PHE is renewed, effective July 25, 2020.

As a reminder, The Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) may, under section 319 of the Public Health Service (PHS) Act, determine that: a) a disease or disorder presents a public health emergency (PHE); or b) that a public health emergency, including signifi

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