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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 Hurricane Florence on the Commonwealth of Virginia, on this date and after consultation with public health officials as necessary, I, Alex M. Azar II, 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 8, 2018, in the Commonwealth of Virginia.


 

09/12/2018
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Alex M. Azar II

  • This page last reviewed: September 12, 2018