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There are no Federal Public Health Declarations currently activeNoNoNoNoNoNoNoEvents
There are no Federal Public Health Actions at this timeNoNoNoNoNoNoEvents
August 25, 2017: White House Statement on Hurricane HarveyNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNews
August 25, 2017:FEMA Grants Governor Abbott’s Request For A Presidential Disaster Declaration​NoYesNoNoNoNoNoNews
September 6, 2017: Waiver or Modification of Requirements Under Section 1135 of the Social Security Act in the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and the territory of the U.S. Virgin Islands as the Result of Hurricane IrmaNoNoNoNoNoNoNo
July 22, 2019: First medical product cleared in U.S. for use on certain injuries caused by sulfur mustardYesNoNoYesNoNoNoNews
July 22, 2019: First medical product cleared in U.S. for use on certain injuries caused by sulfur mustardYesNoNoYesNoNoNo
May 31, 2009 - Federal Mobile Medical Unit Arrives in LouisianaYesNoNoYesNoNoNoNews5/31/2009 12:00 AM
December 31, 2009: National Health Security Strategy ReleasedYesNoNoYesNoNoNews10/31/2009 12:00 AM
June 14, 2010: NOAA, FDA Continue Ramping Up Efforts to Ensure Safety of Gulf of Mexico SeafoodYesNoNoYesNoNoNews6/14/2010 12:00 AM
June 22-23: Assessing the Human Health Effects of the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill: An Instutite of Medicine WorkshopYesNoNoYesNoNoNews6/22/2010 12:00 AM
June 29, 2010: NOAA, FDA, and Gulf Coast State Officials Affirm Commitment to Ensuring Safety of Gulf Coast SeafoodYesNoNoYesNoNoNews6/29/2010 12:00 AM
July 7, 2010: Administration Launches New, Centralized, Streamlined Oil Spill Response WebsiteYesNoNoYesNoNoNews7/7/2010 12:00 AM
July 13, 2010: ASPR Awards $54 Million to Support Making Anthrax Vaccine in U.S.YesNoNoYesNoNoYesNews7/13/2010 12:00 AM
July 14, 2010: First Smallpox Vaccine for Special Populations Delivered Under Project BioShieldYesNoNoYesNoNoYesNews7/14/2010 12:00 AM
July 30, 2010: BARDA Awards Four Contracts for Innovative Platform Technologies Applied to Medical Countermeasure DevelopmentYesNoNoYesNoNoYesNews7/30/2010 12:00 AM
August 3, 2010 - HHS/ASPR Debuts Public Health Emergency Discussion Series on YoutubeYesNoNoYesNoNoNews8/3/2010 12:00 AM
August 10, 2010: Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response’s Statement on the Institute of Medicine (IOM) Letter Report: Assessing the Effects of the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill on Human HealthYesNoNoYesNoNoNoNews8/10/2010 12:00 AM
August 11, 2010: BARDA issues Single Source Cooperative Agreement Award for the World Health Organization (WHO) to Continue Development of Sustainable Influenza Vaccine Production Capacity in Under-Resourced NationsYesNoNoYesNoNoYesNews8/11/2010 12:00 AM
August 19, 2010: Review Calls for New Federal Approach to Medical CountermeasuresYesNoNoYesNoNoNoNews8/19/2010 12:00 AM
August 30, 2010: BARDA Funds Drug Development for Biothreats, Antibiotic ResistanceYesNoNoYesNoNoYesNews8/30/2010 12:00 AM
September 1, 2010: BARDA Funds Development of New Way to Treat Illness from Acute RadiationYesNoNoYesNoNoYesNews9/1/2010 12:00 AM
September 7, 2010: Program Cuts Red Tape for Volunteer Health ProfessionalsYesNoNoYesNoNoNoNews9/7/2010 12:00 AM
September 14, 2010 - Helping Physicians in the Gulf: Recognizing Mental and Behavioral Health Issues in Your PatientsYesNoNoNoNoNoNews9/14/2010 12:00 AM
September 17, 2010: BARDA Awards $51 Million Contract for Next Generation Anthrax VaccineYesNoNoYesNoNoYesNews9/17/2010 12:00 AM
September 21, 2010: BARDA Funds Medical Countermeasure InnovationYesNoNoYesNoNoYesNews9/21/2010 12:00 AM
September 29, 2010: BARDA Funds Development of Next-Generation Portable VentilatorsYesNoNoYesNoNoYesNews9/29/2010 12:00 AM
September 30, 2010: BARDA Grants Help Build Global Flu Vaccine Manufacturing CapacityYesNoNoYesNoNoYesNews9/30/2010 12:00 AM
October 1, 2010: HHS Launches Oil Spill Distress HelplineYesNoNoYesNoNoNoNews10/1/2010 12:00 AM
October 1, 2010: Renewal of Declaration of Emergency Pursuant to Section 564 of the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act: Use of Doxycycline Hyclate TabletsNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNews10/1/2010 12:00 AM