Latest News HHS News releases en Biden-Harris Administration Provides $20 Million to Support Native Hawaiian Health Care The Biden-Harris Administration announced today that it is providing $20 million to Native Hawaiian health care entities to aid their response to COVID-19. Fri, 13 Aug 2021 11:00:27 -0400 HHS Press Office Secretary Becerra Statement on LIHEAP’s 40th Anniversary For forty years, this program has helped low-income families pay their home heating and cooling bills. This program is at the core of HHS’ mission Fri, 13 Aug 2021 10:00:00 -0400 HHS Press Office Secretary Becerra to Require COVID-19 Vaccinations for HHS Health Care Workforce To increase vaccination coverage and protect more people from COVID-19, including the more transmissible Delta variant Thu, 12 Aug 2021 10:05:00 -0400 HHS Press Office More than 2.5 Million Americans Gain Health Coverage During Special Enrollment Period Enrollments Spike During “Summer Sprint to Coverage” Ahead of August 15th Deadline, 64% Increase in Enrollment in the Last Week of July Tue, 10 Aug 2021 11:00:00 -0400 HHS Press Office HHS Statement on Recent Settlement HHS statement on recent settlement of whistleblower claim from former Director of BARDA. Mon, 09 Aug 2021 12:31:40 -0400 HHS Press Office Rhode Island, Massachusetts Healthcare Provider Resolves Allegations of Discriminatory Practices Regarding Patients Needing Opioid Use Disorder Treatment The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) at the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and United States Attorney’s Offices in the Districts of Rhode Island and Mon, 09 Aug 2021 10:52:59 -0400 HHS Press Office Statement by HHS Secretary Xavier Becerra on Health Center Week From Seattle to Atlanta, I’ve seen first-hand the critical role health centers play in serving communities, particularly to help fight the pandemic. Mon, 09 Aug 2021 09:00:00 -0400 HHS Press Office Readout of HHS Secretary Becerra’s Bilateral Meeting with Guatemalan Minister of Health Today, Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra met with Guatemalan Minister of Health, Dr. Amelia Flores to discuss heath priorities and Thu, 05 Aug 2021 23:00:00 -0400 HHS Press Office Biden-Harris Administration Provides $90 Million to Improve Health Care in Rural Communities Funding will help rural communities combat opioid use disorders, other forms of substance use disorders and improve access to maternal and obstetrics care. Thu, 05 Aug 2021 14:00:24 -0400 HHS Press Office Readout of the Sixth Covid-19 Health Equity Task Force Meeting On Friday, July 30, COVID-19 Health Equity Chair Dr. Marcella Nunez-Smith, held the sixth COVID-19 Health Equity Task Force meeting Wed, 04 Aug 2021 16:35:48 -0400 HHS Press Office