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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Determination That A Public Health Emergency Exists

As a result of the consequences of the remnants of Hurricane Ida on the States of New York and New Jersey, on this date and after consultation with public health officials as necessary, I, Xavier Becerra, Secretary of Health and Human Services, pursuant to the authority vested in me under section 319 of the Public Health Service Act, do hereby determine that a public health emergency exists and has existed since September 1, 2021, in the States of New York and New Jersey.

September 3, 2021
Xavier Becerra

  • This page last reviewed: September 03, 2021