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US Health and Human Services Renewal of Determination That A Public Health Emergency Exists

On Wednesday, January 2023 the United States Secretary of Health and Human Services, Xavier Becerra, signed into order a renewal of the existing public health emergency declaration reading:

As a result of the continued consequences of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)  pandemic, 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 renew, effective January 11, 2023, the January 31, 2020, determination by former Secretary Alex M. Azar II, that he previously renewed on April 21, 2020, July 23, 2020, October 2, 2020, and January 7, 2021, and that I renewed on April 15, 2021, July 19, 2021, October 15, 2021, January 14, 2022, April 12, 2022, July 15, 2022, and October 13, 2022, that a public health emergency exists and has existed since January 27, 2020, nationwide. 

Xavier Becerra, US Secretary of Health and Human Services, January 11, 2023

Read more on the declaration renewal here: https://aspr.hhs.gov/legal/PHE/Pages/covid19-11Jan23.aspx

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