Memorandum on Providing Federal Support for Governors’ Use of the National Guard to Respond to COVID-19

Washington, DC - Memorandum on Providing Federal Support for Governors’ Use of the National Guard to Respond to COVID-19:

Proclamation on National Child Abuse Prevention Month, 2020

Washington, DC - Childhood should be filled with joy, hope, unconditional love, and acceptance.  Tragically, however, far too many of our Nation’s young people spend this foundational time of their lives in fear, pain, and uncertainty, enduring abuse and neglect that threatens their health and well-being.  During National Child Abuse Prevention Month, we condemn this horrific depravity and reaffirm our unwavering commitment to protecting our children and strengthening our families.

What people with high blood pressure need to know about COVID-19

Dallas, Texas - Many people have concerns about staying healthy during the COVID-19 pandemic. Those with a chronic condition such as high blood pressure - a reading above 130/80 - may face an increased risk for severe complications if they get the virus.

Proclamation on National Donate Life Month, 2020

Washington, DC - During National Donate Life Month, we honor the selfless individuals whose remarkable generosity has helped give others the gift of life.  Countless Americans have benefited from people who have registered as organ, eye, or tissue donors, and we recognize our Nation’s unrivaled medical community for helping make donor transplants possible.

Update On Arizona Medical Supplies

Phoenix, Arizona - Arizona has now received 75 percent of its Strategic National Stockpile (SNS) allocation, totaling more than 1.2 million medical supplies to date. Earlier this month, Arizona was the first in our FEMA region to receive a SNS delivery.