COVID-19 and Department of Health and Human Services

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4/9/2021 Outset Medical Named a Winner in Round 2 of the KidneyX COVID-19 Kidney Care Challenge | Financial Buzz The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the American Society of Nephrology (ASN) have named Outset Medical‚Aos Tablo Hemodialysis System ¬Æ one of seven winners in Round 2 of the KidneyX COVID-19 Kidney Care Challenge , recognizing innovative solutions for safely delivering kidney care during the pandemic. Specifically designed to simplify dialysis treatment for patients and providers, Tablo is a first-of-its-kind enterprise solution ...
4/9/2021 Regulatory front for April 9, 2021 | 2021-04-09 | BioWorld BioWorld HHS, DOJ officials highlight pandemic response needsTwo senior managers at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Department of Justice (DOJ) said the nation‚Aos federal health care structure was never designed to provide the kind of mass surveillance and screening testing needed to address the COVID-19 pandemic, but rather is directed toward diagnostic testing. However, Christi Grimm of HHS and Michael Horowitz of ...
4/9/2021 NASA begins testing E-Nose sensor prototype to sniff out COVID-19 | 2021-04-09 | BioWorld BioWorld NASA is ready to begin testing the E-Nose COVID-19 screening device prototype developed by subcontractor Variable Inc., of Chattanooga, Tenn. NASA received $3.8 million from the Department of Health and Human Services to enhance E-Nose, which was originally developed to measure air quality inside spacecraft. The updated version is intended to facilitate screening for SARS-CoV-2 by "sniffing out" the signature volatile organic compounds (VOCs) in ...
4/8/2021 A new mesh mat makes iconic Venice Beach accessible for visitors using wheelchairs The Week ... COVID-19. Abbott, a frequent critic of President Biden's border policies, acknowledged he had not yet been inside the coliseum.The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, which is overseeing the temporary migrant facility, said it can't comment on any specific cases but "has a zero-tolerance policy for all forms of sexual abuse, sexual harassment, and inappropriate sexual behavior."Bexar County Commissioner Rebeca Clay-Flores (D), who has ...
4/8/2021 J&J Covid Vaccine Shortage Will Hit Rollout Efforts Next Week | Kaiser Health News Kaiser Health News ... COVID-19 vaccines to states next week, data from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) showed. Only 785,500 J&J doses will be allocated, compared to 4.95 million doses this week. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and J&J did not immediately respond to requests, made outside regular hours, for comment on the drop in numbers. (4/8)Bay Area News Group: California Expecting Nearly 90 ...
4/7/2021 The Vaccine Project Newsletter: We can do this, it's up to ‚Ķ us The long-awaited federal government campaign to build confidence in COVID-19 vaccination, unveiled last week and unrolling as we speak, has at least three key components: (1) Television ads in English and Spanish conveying ... running ads in general broadcast, cable and digital outlets, the Department of Health and Human Services has made ‚Aumulti-million-dollar ad buys‚Au in Black and Spanish-language media and in channels reaching AAPI ...
4/7/2021 Cortez Masto seeking suicide prevention funds from feds | Las Vegas Review-Journal ... launch a coordinated effort to curb the alarming deaths.Cortez Masto, D-Nev., wrote to Secretary Xavier Becerra of the Department of Health and Human Services and Education Secretary Miguel Cardona to move quickly to ... with local school district leaders about reopening schools safely with COVID-19 testing.Student suicides in Las Vegas garnered national attention when 18 teens died in 2020, doubling the number of such deaths the year ...
4/6/2021 15 million doses of CCP Virus vaccine were ruined due to manufacturing error Amy Laurence 09 Vaccine samples for the CCP Virus (COVID-19) on Jan. 19, 2021. (Wilfried Pohnke/Pixabay)In March, a government-approved COVID-19 vaccine provider was forced to discard 15 million doses of ... to be postponed.According to the New York Times , the Department of Health and Human Services has ordered J&J to introduce new executive staff and assume all facets of vaccine production at the Baltimore ...
4/6/2021 Ten Percent of Migrant Minors Held in San Diego Convention Center Test Positive for COVID-19 - Tennessee Star by Bethany BlankleyOf the more than 700 unaccompanied migrant minors who were transported to the San Diego Convention Center from Texas, roughly 10% have tested positive for COVID-19, according to multiple news reports citing health officials.The Department of Health and Human Services reported on March 30 that 70 of these minors tested positive; none required hospitalization.The San Diego Convention Center is currently holding 723 girls between ...
4/6/2021 Report: 5 counties now seeing only 'moderate' spread SaveFive of eight counties in the region are now seeing only ‚Aumoderate‚Au community spread of COVID-19, while two others are seeing ‚Ausignificant‚Au spread and one is still experiencing ‚Ausubstantial‚Au spread.The N.C. Department of Health and Human Services released its latest County Alert System report on Thursday. In it, no North Carolina counties are now in the red, or highest, tier for viral spread of ...
4/6/2021 ‘Mask Innovation Challenge’: HHS, CDC launch mask design contest for cash prize ... next generation of masks." Individual winners of the challenge could net upwards of $90,000. BARDA, which is part of the Department of Health and Human Services, and NIOSH, which is under the U.S. Centers for ... issues that have plagued masks since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, including "contact dermatitis with prolonged wear, physical discomfort, fogging of eyeglasses, and difficulty communicating." The challenge will run six months and will ...
4/6/2021 Intent To Award a Single-Source Supplement for the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging ... Federal Register . Use the PDF linked in the document sidebar for the official electronic format. Start Preamble Community Living Administration, Department of Health and Human Services. ACTION: Announcing the intent to award a single-source ... greater risk of requiring hospitalization or dying if diagnosed with COVID-19, therefore ensuring that this population is vaccinated in an imperative. In addition, we recognize that the COVID-19 pandemic has birthed many challenges ...
4/6/2021 ONC Interoperability Rule Information Blocking Regulations Launch - EHRIntelligence.com EHR Intelligence ... COVID-19In October 2020, the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) allowed healthcare organizations further flexibility and time to appropriately respond to the spread of COVID-19 by extending compliance deadlines.On March 9, 2020, ONC officially released the next phase of the 21st Century Cures Act, the interoperability rule, which primarily focused on interoperability and patient information blocking.‚AuThis final rule implements certain provisions of the ...
4/6/2021 MDHHS releases new data on hospitalizations and deaths after being fully vaccinated | WEYI LANSING, Mich - The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services reports 246 fully vaccinated people have contracted COVID-19 in Michigan.(/p)As of Monday evening, 1.8 million people have been fully vaccinated in the State of Michigan.(/p)A person is considered fully vaccinated by the MDHHS as are individuals who have had a positive test 14 or more days after the last dose in the vaccine series. The ...
4/6/2021 NC Gov. Cooper to update vaccine rollout ahead of new eligibility Cooper updates NC COVID-19 status ahead of Group 5 vaccinations As more people continue to get vaccinated, Cooper anticipates loosening more COVID-19 restrictions. Author: Hank Lee, Chloe Leshner (WCNC) Published: 10:04 AM EDT ... of the Group 5 rollout. As of Monday, North Carolina's Department of Health and Human Services said 25% of the state's population is fully vaccinated against COVID-19, while 38% is at least partially vaccinated ...
4/6/2021 Coronavirus in NC: Cases dip below 900 for just the 2nd time since October Apr 6, 2021 / 01:13 PM 01:19 PM EDTCHARLOTTE, NC (FOX 46 CHARLOTTE) ‚Ai The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services has released its latest coronavirus statistics on Tuesday.870 cases have been ... be effective April 19. Governor Cooper will also give a COVID-19 update on Tuesday at 2 p.m.County-by-county breakdown in the FOX 46 Charlotte viewing area: Alexander County ‚Ai 4,188 positive cases ...
4/5/2021 Houston Health Department, partners announce free COVID-19 testing schedule for week of April 5 April 5, 2021 0 commentThe Houston Health Department and its agency partners are announcing the schedule for sites offering free COVID-19 tests the week of March 29, 2021. Twenty-one FREE+FAST+SAFE testing sites across Houston are on the schedule for the week.Houston Health DepartmentThe Houston Health Department will offer drive-thru testing at two surge sites affiliated with U.S. Department of Health and Human ...
4/5/2021 How vaccines can win the ‚Äòrace‚Äô against COVID-19 variants | CBS 17 ... Updated: Apr 5, 2021 / 07:38 PM EDTRALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) ‚Ai Thousands of North Carolinians are receiving doses of the COVID-19 vaccine every day. The numbers of cases of the mutated variant strains of ... in North Carolina and across the country, with the state Department of Health and Human Services saying more than a quarter of all adults in the state are now fully vaccinated and nearly 40 percent ...
4/5/2021 Johnson & Johnson Testing Vaccine On Teens | Kaiser Health News Kaiser Health News ... The company's one-shot covid vaccine has become the favorite among groups reaching the homeless.CBS News: Johnson & Johnson Testing COVID-19 Vaccine On Teenagers Johnson & Johnson is now testing its COVID-19 vaccine on ... vaccine developed by AstraZeneca. The extraordinary move by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services will leave the Emergent BioSolutions facility solely devoted to making the Johnson & Johnson single-dose vaccine and is meant ...
4/5/2021 Johnson & Johnson To Oversee Vaccine Production At Baltimore Facility : NPR NPR ... Johnson will oversee all aspects of vaccine production at the Emergent BioSolutions facility in Baltimore. The Biden administration and the Department of Health and Human Services facilitated the change in management. Stephen Zenner/Getty Images ... after a mishap botched likely millions of doses-worth of COVID-19 vaccine.The company has pledged to deliver 100 million doses by the end of May. But on March 31, J&J announced its ...
4/4/2021 Leveraging the cloud to meet the ONC final rule compliance deadline - MedCity News MedCity News ... Department of Health and Human Services issued what‚Aos known as the ‚AuONC Final Rule‚Au outlining technical implementation details for the 21st Century Cures Act, clarifying interoperability requirements and limiting information blocking practices to improve both patient information access and healthcare data flow.Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the ONC provided a little leeway and extended compliance timeframes for certification.But that extension ends on April 5. According ...
4/4/2021 Johnson & Johnson Put in Charge of Plant That Ruined Millions of Vaccine Doses ... Covid-19 vaccine, and moved to stop the facility from making another vaccine, developed by AstraZeneca, senior federal health officials said. The extraordinary move by the Department of Health and Human Services will leave the Emergent BioSolutions facility solely devoted to making the Johnson & Johnson single-dose vaccine and is meant to avoid future mix-ups, according to two senior federal health officials. Johnson & Johnson confirmed the changes, saying it ...
4/4/2021 Covid-19: Johnson & Johnson Put in Charge of Plant That Ruined Millions of Vaccine Doses The Biden administration on Saturday put Johnson & Johnson in charge of a Baltimore contract plant that ruined 15 million doses of its Covid-19 vaccine, and moved to stop the facility from making another vaccine, developed by AstraZeneca, senior federal health officials said. The extraordinary move by the Department of Health and Human Services will leave the Emergent BioSolutions facility solely devoted to making the Johnson & Johnson single-dose vaccine ...
4/4/2021 10 things you need to know today: April 4, 2021 The Week ... urge the entire international community, in a spirit of global responsibility, to commit to overcoming delays in the distribution of [COVID-19] vaccines and to facilitate their distribution, especially in the poorest countries." He also ... of plant that spoiled doses At the direction of the Department of Health and Human Services, Johnson & Johnson will take charge of the Baltimore contract plant that ruined 15 million doses of its COVID-19 ...
4/4/2021 Johnson & Johnson will take control of plant that spoiled COVID-19 vaccine doses Yahoo News At the direction of the Department of Health and Human Services, Johnson & Johnson will take charge of the Baltimore contract plant that ruined 15 million doses of its COVID-19 vaccine, senior federal health officials told The New York Times . Johnson & Johnson confirmed the news Saturday night.The doses were spoiled because of a mistake at a facility run by Emergent BioSolution, a manufacturing partner to both Johnson & Johnson and ...