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The Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Region 3 has provided more than $3 billion to local and state agencies, school districts, nonprofits and other public entities in the District of Columbia, Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia and West Virginia for costs related to saving lives and protecting people during the COVID-19 mission.

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The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Delaware Emergency Management Agency (DEMA) announced today that $85,642,325.12 million in federal funding has been made available to DEMA for emergency protective measure costs related to the state’s COVID-19 Pandemic response under the federal disaster declaration of April 5, 2020.

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The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Minnesota Department of Public Safety Homeland Security and Emergency Management division (DPS-HSEM) announced today that $26,931,775 million in federal funding has been made available to the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) for costs related to the state’s COVID-19 response under the federal disaster declaration of April 7, 2020.

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Public Service Announcement: FEMA Community Vaccination Center Open in St. Louis Through June 1, 2021

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Two Vaccination Events Saturday, Sunday (April 17-18, 2021) at America’s Center

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The Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Region 3 has obligated more than $1 million to Loudoun County, Va., to aid vaccine distribution to combat COVID-19.

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The Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Region 3 has obligated more than $227 million to the state agencies in the District of Columbia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia and West Virginia for costs related to the COVID-19 vaccine mission.

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To ensure the accessibility of healthcare services during the COVID-19 pandemic, medical facilities should consider allowing caregivers to accompany patients with disabilities to medical visits, while implementing the necessary precautions for social distancing and mask-wearing. Medical centers have also created visual guides to explain COVID-19 preventive behaviors to individuals with autism.

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To offer emotional and social support for nursing home and assisted living residents during the COVID-19 pandemic, facilities can set up video conference calls between residents and loved ones. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released guidance documents on ensuring the safety of patients, residents, and staff amid shortages of personal protective equipment (PPE) and life-sustaining medical equipment.

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