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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

Additional federally supported community vaccination centers are set to open next week in Chicago and Greensboro, North Carolina, with more center openings scheduled for Atlanta and Cleveland in the coming weeks.  
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WASHINGTON -- FEMA continues working to ensure anyone who wants a vaccine can get one, offering live on-demand American Sign Language interpreters for the deaf and hard of hearing community

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FEMA continues its push to speed up vaccinations across the country, supporting states as they open additional community vaccination centers this week. In addition to Pfizer and Moderna, the Johnson & Johnson vaccine will be delivered to three federal pilot community vaccination centers in California, Florida and Texas, helping to bring this unprecedented pandemic to an end.  
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REGION I –New Hampshire will receive $71,894,605 from FEMA to reimburse costs incurred by the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) to source, purchase, stor

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FEMA continues working with state, tribal and territorial authorities to open additional vaccination centers this week. The centers are scheduled to open in Jacksonville, Miami, Orlando and Tampa, Florida; Albany, Buffalo, Rochester and Yonkers, New York; Philadelphia; and Waldorf, Maryland. Two additional centers will open next week, one in Greensboro, North Carolina and another in Chicago.
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FEMA continues taking action to support President Joseph R. Biden, Jr.’s battle against COVID-19.  Since Jan. 20, FEMA has obligated more than $3.97 billion towards the vaccination efforts, establishing or expanding more than 440 community vaccination centers nationwide and providing critical support in the form of personnel, supplies and funding.
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REGION 1 – The State of Rhode Island received a grant totaling more than $64 million from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), for costs associated with COVID-19 vaccine

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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 $3 million in federal funding has been made available to the Minnesota Department of Health for costs related to the state’s COVID-19 vaccine distribution plan under the federal disaster declaration of April 7, 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 October 14, 2020