Secretary Azar Renews COVID-19 Public Health Emergency Declaration through October 23

Secretary Azar Renews COVID-19 Public Health Emergency Declaration through October 23

Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar signed a renewal of his determination that the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic constitutes a nationwide public health emergency (PHE). Secretary Azar first declared COVID-19 a nationwide PHE on January 31, 2020, utilizing his authority under Sec. 319 of the Public Health Service Act (PHS law; PHE FAQs). He issued a previous renewal… (Cowey, July 23, 2020) #COVID-19, #Telehealth