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Join Us: “The ‘End’ of the Public Health Emergency” on April 20

The Biden Administration recently announced that the public health emergency will end on May 11, 2023. As many of the flexibilities to improve access to tests and treatments expire, learn what's next and what it means for you.
The Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services declared a public health emergency in January 2020 in response to the coronavirus pandemic. The declaration enabled the government to enact policies to immediately address the threat of the virus. As the public health emergency concludes, many of the flexibilities implemented during the coronavirus pandemic to improve access to vaccines, tests, and treatments for COVID-19 will expire. 

Join the COVID-19 Health and Safety Taskforce (CHeST) on April 20 at 12 PM ET for an educational webinar to explore what the coming changes mean for you.

FDA Schedules Public Meeting on Long COVID

To better understand and address the impacts of long COVID, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is hosting a public meeting on April 25, 2023 to hear directly from patients and patient representatives.

CHeST Endorses the Stop the Wait Act

CHeST is proud to announce its endorsement of the Stop the Wait Act (H.R. 883 and S. 320), which seeks to end the 5-month waiting period for individuals to receive Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits, as well as allow those who are uninsured or unable to afford insurance during the 29-month waiting period for Medicare to receive coverage.