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HHS Issues Latest Health Care Press Releases

The United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has issued its latest press releases on health care topics, which you can read and access below.


Latest U.S. Department of Health & Human Services News Releases



National Gratitude Month



Thank You, Health Care Workers!


Health care workers have sacrificed so much to care for our nation.  It’s National Gratitude Month – a great reminder to say THANK YOU to a health care worker you know.  Help those who help us »




HHS News Releases Week of November 13, 2022



HHS Shares Health Sector Emissions Reduction and Climate Resilience Announcements at COP27

November 10, 2022


(Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt) – A U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) delegation to the United Nations Climate Conference (COP27) announced that more than 100 health care organizations have signed the White House/HHS Health Sector Climate Pledge to meet bold targets for emissions reduction and climate resilience.  Read full news release »





HHS and the Cohen Foundation Announce Phase 1 Winners in LymeX Diagnostics Prize

November 9, 2022


Today, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Steven & Alexandra Cohen Foundation (Cohen Foundation) announced 10 Phase 1 winners in the LymeX Diagnostics Prize, a LymeX Innovation Accelerator (LymeX) competition to accelerate the development of Lyme disease diagnostics.  Read full news release »




HHS Office for Civil Rights Takes Action to Ensure Effective Communication for Those Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing

November 9, 2022


The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has entered into a Voluntary Resolution Agreement with CHI St. Vincent Hot Springs to ensure effective communication with individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Section 504) and Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act of 2010 (Section 1557).  Read full news release »




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