January 11, 2021

HHS renews COVID-19 public health emergency

By: Judy Mathias

Editor's Note

Department of Health & Human Services Secretary Alex Azar on January 8 announced the renewal of the COVID-19 national public health emergency declaration, the American Hospital Association reports.

The renewal is effective January 21 and will last 90 days.

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The declaration provides hospitals, health systems, and healthcare workers the ability to respond in an innovative, timely, and decisive manner to the virus.



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