Public health emergency renewed

Several relief efforts related to HME are tied to the duration of PHE
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Thursday, July 23, 2020

WASHINGTON – Alex Azar, secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services, signed a renewal of the COVID-19 national public health emergency on Thursday. 

“The administration will continue its whole-of-America response to ensure Americans can get the care they need throughout the pandemic,” Azar tweeted on Thursday evening. 

The renewal is effective July 25 for 90 days.

The PHE was first declared on Jan. 31 and renewed on April 21. 

Several relief efforts related to HME are tied to the duration of the PHE: