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Emergency Preparedness & Recovery News Releases

  
June 17, 2021: Biden Administration to Invest $3 Billion from American Rescue Plan as Part of COVID-19 Antiviral Development Strategy
June 8, 2021: Biden Administration Recommends Policy Changes to Secure U.S. Pharmaceutical Supply Chain
May 26, 2021: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: FDA Authorizes Additional Monoclonal Antibody for Treatment of COVID-19
April 7, 2021: Renewal of the Determination that a Public Health Emergency Exists Nationwide as the Result of the Continued Consequences of Opioid Crisis
March 25, 2021: Medical Reserve Corps volunteers aid COVID-19 vaccination efforts in 46 states and U.S. territories
March 17, 2021: Biden Administration to Invest $150 Million to Expand Access to COVID-19 Treatments in Underserved Communities
March 12, 2021: Biden Administration Takes Action Through HHS to Increase Number of Vaccinators
March 2, 2021: Biden Administration Announces Historic Manufacturing Collaboration Between Merck and Johnson & Johnson to Expand Production of COVID-19 Vaccines
February 18, 2021: HHS Acting Secretary Norris Cochran Declares Public Health Emergency for State of Texas Due to Winter Storms
February 11, 2021: Biden Administration purchases additional doses of COVID-19 vaccines from Pfizer and Moderna
January 28, 2021: HHS Amends PREP Act Declaration to Increase Workforce Authorized to Administer COVID-19 Vaccines
January 12, 2021: HHS, DOD purchase additional doses of Regeneron’s antibody therapeutic to treat patients with mild to moderate COVID-19
January 11, 2021: HHS Launches Web-Based Locator for COVID-19 Outpatient Treatment Sites for Monoclonal Antibodies
January 11, 2021: HHS Launches Web-Based Locator for COVID-19 Outpatient Treatment Sites for Monoclonal Antibodies
January 8, 2021: HHS, Sunrise Hospital Launch Federally Supported Monoclonal Antibody Infusion Clinic to Treat COVID-19 Patients in Las Vegas
January 7, 2021: HHS, Tucson Medical Center launch federally supported infusion center to treat COVID-19 patients
December 30, 2020: HHS, El Centro Regional Medical Center launch Imperial County Infusion Center to treat COVID-19 patients
December 23, 2020: HHS, DOD collaborate with Merck to continue the development and large-scale manufacturing of investigational COVID-19 treatment
December 23, 2020: Trump Administration purchases additional 100 million doses of COVID-19 investigational vaccine from Pfizer
December 15, 2020: HHS, DOD engage Quantum Leap Research Collaborative in search for effective treatments for the sickest COVID-19 patients
December 11, 2020: Trump Administration purchases additional 100 million doses of COVID-19 investigational vaccine from Moderna
December 2, 2020: Trump Administration purchases additional doses of Lilly therapeutic to treat patients with mild to moderate COVID-19
November 23, 2020: HHS Allocates Regeneron Therapeutic to Treat Patients With Mild to Moderate COVID-19
October 30, 2020: Trump Administration Producing Supply Kits to Safely Administer COVID-19 Vaccines to Americans
October 28, 2020: HHS, DOD Collaborate on Plans to Purchase of Lilly Investigational Therapeutic to Treat COVID-19
October 23, 2020: HHS Delivers 125 Million Masks to Support Safe School Reopening
October 13, 2020: Trump Administration Expands Manufacturing Capacity with Cytiva for Components of COVID-19 Vaccines
October 6, 2020: HHS funds development of needle-free vaccine administration technology
October 1, 2020: Veklury (remdesivir) Now Available Directly from Distributor following Trump Administration’s Successful Allocations to States and U.S. Territories
October 30, 2020: Trump Administration Producing Supply Kits to Safely Administer COVID-19 Vaccines to Americans
September 16, 2020: Review of ASPR’s Coronavirus Response Efforts: Statement by HHS Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response Robert Kadlec
September 16, 2020: HHS Secretary Azar Declares Public Health Emergency in Oregon Due to Wildfires
September 9, 2020: HHS deploys medical personnel to Honolulu to care for COVID-19 patients
August 28, 2020: COVID-19 Update: FDA Broadens Emergency Use Authorization for Veklury (remdesivir) to Include All Hospitalized Patients for Treatment of COVID-19
August 26, 2020: HHS Secretary Azar declares public health emergencies in Louisiana and Texas due to Hurricane Laura
August 26, 2020: HHS Secretary Azar declares Public Health Emergency in California due to wildfires
August 25, 2020: Trump Administration to Release 1.5 Million N95 Respirators from the Strategic National Stockpile for Distribution to Nursing Homes
August 11, 2020: Trump Administration collaborates with Moderna to produce 100 million doses of COVID-19 investigational vaccine
August 5, 2020: HHS, DOD Collaborate With Johnson & Johnson to Produce Millions of COVID-19 Investigational Vaccine Doses
July 22, 2020: U.S. Government Engages Pfizer to Produce Millions of Doses of COVID-19 Vaccine
June 29, 2020: Trump Administration Secures New Supplies of Remdesivir for the United States
June 19, 2020: BARDA and Empatica forge new partnership to develop an early monitoring platform to identify COVID-19 infection
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: FDA Revokes Emergency Use Authorization for Chloroquine and Hydroxychloroquine
June 15, 2020: BARDA funds two first-in-human studies for Regeneron’s COVID-19 antibody cocktail
May 21, 2020: Trump Administration’s Operation Warp Speed Accelerates AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccine to be Available Beginning in October
May 19, 2020: HHS, Industry Partners Expand U.S.-Based Pharmaceutical Manufacturing for COVID-19 Response
May 9, 2020: HHS announces shipments of donated remdesivir for hospitalized patients with COVID-19
April 16, 2020: HHS Announces Ventilator Contract with GE Under Defense Production Act
April 13, 2020: HHS facilitates development of immunotherapies for COVID-19 patients
April 8, 2020: HHS to Provide Millions of TYVEK Protective Suits for U.S. Healthcare Workers
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