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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






Protect Against RSV


Bringing your little one to a holiday gathering?  You and your loved ones can help protect your child from getting sick with respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) and other respiratory illnesses.  Learn more »




HHS News Releases Week of November 27, 2022



HHS Announces New $350 Million Initiative to Increase COVID-19 Vaccinations

November 22, 2022


Today, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), through the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), announced a new $350 million initiative for HRSA-supported health centers to increase COVID-19 vaccines in their communities, with a specific focus on underserved populations.  Read full news release »





Over 3 Million Selected Affordable Health Coverage in ACA Marketplace Since Start of Open Enrollment Period

November 22, 2022


The Biden-Harris Administration announces nearly 3.4 million people nationwide have selected an Affordable Care Act (ACA) Marketplace health plan since the start of the 2023 Marketplace Open Enrollment Period (OEP) on November 1.  Read full news release »




HHS Office for Civil Rights Works with Arizona State Court to Ensure Meaningful Access for People with Limited English Proficiency

November 22, 2022


The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is pleased to announce that the Maricopa Superior Court (MSC) in Maricopa County, the largest county in Arizona, has agreed to take a number of action steps to ensure that individuals with limited English proficiency (LEP) are provided meaningful access to justice in its court proceedings and operations, programs and activities.  Read full news release »





HHS Releases Long COVID Report Providing Insights and Opportunities to Support Patient Community

November 21, 2022


A new report released by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) highlights patients’ experience of Long COVID to better understand its complexities and drive creative responses by government leaders, clinicians, patient advocates and others.  Read full news release »







Need Help With Your Energy Bills?


Worried about paying for heat this winter?  More than 1 in 4 U.S. households struggle to pay home energy bills.  The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), can help cover costs, so you can keep warm.  Keep warm »