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COVID-19 News Releases

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Below is a list of national news releases related to the COVID-19 response.

View a list of regional news releases.

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Press Releases

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Ohio Emergency Management Agency (Ohio EMA) announced today that $5,166,613 in federal funding has been made available to OhioHealth Corporation–Greater Columbus Area Hospitals for costs related to the state’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic under the March 31, 2020, federal disaster declaration.
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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 $30 million in federal funding has been made available to the Minnesota Department of Health for costs related to the state’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic under the federal disaster declaration of April 7, 2020.
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FEMA has provided over $1.158 billion to more than 176,000 people to assist with COVID-19-related funeral costs for deaths occurring on or after Jan. 20, 2020.
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FEMA has provided over $1.146 billion to more than 174,000 people to assist with COVID-19-related funeral costs for deaths occurring on or after Jan. 20, 2020.
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WASHINGTON -- Beginning Oct. 1, FEMA’s National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) will begin to offer more equitable and risk informed rates.
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FEMA has provided over $1.1 billion to nearly 170,000 people to assist with COVID-19-related funeral costs for deaths occurring on or after Jan. 20, 2020.
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FEMA has provided over $1.089 billion to more than 165,000 people to assist with COVID-19-related funeral costs for deaths occurring on or after Jan. 20, 2020.
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FEMA has provided over $1.088 billion to more than 165,000 people to assist with COVID-19-related funeral costs for deaths occurring on or after Jan. 20, 2020.
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The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Minnesota Department of Safety, Division of Emergency Management (HSEM) announced today that $12,500,000 in federal funding has been made available to the Minnesota Department of Health for costs related to the state’s COVID-19 vaccine distribution and administration under the federal disaster declaration on April 7, 2020.
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WASHINGTON -- FEMA has provided over $1.086 billion to more than 165,000 people to assist with COVID-19-related funeral costs for deaths occurring on or after Jan. 20, 2020.
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News Desk

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Members of the media can contact the FEMA News Desk at:
FEMA-News-Desk@fema.dhs.gov

(202) 646-3272

Last updated July 6, 2021