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H1N1 (Swine) Flu Investigation
The CDC is actively investigating human cases of influenza A (H1N1) in several states and is working closely with Canada, Mexico and the World Health Organization. The CDC is continuously updating its investigation information.
As with any infectious disease, CDC recommends that people should take everyday preventive actions.
Read the WHO report.
Public Health Emergency declared nationwide involving Swine Influenza A. Press Release
President Obama is committed to working with Congress to pass comprehensive health reform this year in order to control rising health care costs, guarantee choice of doctor, and assure high-quality, affordable health care for all Americans. Learn more at www.HealthReform.gov
May 11, 2009
HHS Makes Funding Available to Strengthen Non-Profits, Faith Based Groups
The Department of Health and Human Services today announced the availability of grants worth $50 million from the Strengthening Communities Fund, a new fund created by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. More...
May 11, 2009
Secretary Sebelius Announces HHS Office of Health Reform Personnel
Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius today announced the establishment of the Department of Health and Human Services' (HHS) Office of Health Reform. More...
May 8, 2009
HHS Announces Members of Committees That Will Advise on Implementation of Health IT
The Department of Health and Human Services today announced the appointment of three members to the Health Information Technology (HIT) Policy Committee as well as members of the HIT Standards Committee. More...
HHS Family of Agencies
The Department of Health and Human Services is the principal agency for protecting the health of all Americans. It is comprised of the Office of the Secretary and 11 operating divisions.
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Of Interest: Spring Storms
April showers bring May flowers. Sometimes those showers are not gentle rain, but thunderous and deadly storms. Whatever spring weather comes your way, be sure you are prepared to weather the storm.
Learn more about preparing for and responding to Severe Weather.
FDA Product Recalls