Current Non-COVID emergencies

Current non-COVID emergencies

Here’s information and updates about non-COVID natural disasters, man-made incidents, and public health emergencies that are happening now. Find more information on ongoing or past emergencies.

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2022

Hurricane Ian (South Carolina)  

Secretary Becerra used his authority in the Public Health Service Act to declare a public health emergency (PHE) on September 30, 2022, giving us the flexibility to support our beneficiaries in South Carolina, effective September 25, 2022.  

Hurricane Ian (Florida) 

Secretary Becerra used his authority in the Public Health Service Act to declare a public health emergency (PHE) on September 26, 2022, giving us the flexibility to support our beneficiaries in Florida, effective September 23, 2022.

Florida guidance:

Hurricane Fiona (Puerto Rico)

Secretary Becerra used his authority in the Public Health Service Act to declare a public health emergency (PHE) on September 20, 2022, giving us the flexibility to support our beneficiaries in Puerto Rico, effective September 17, 2022.

Puerto Rico guidance:

Kentucky severe weather 

Secretary Becerra used his authority in the Public Health Service Act to declare a public health emergency (PHE) on August 2, 2022, giving us the flexibility to support our beneficiaries in Kentucky, effective August 4, 2022.

Kentucky guidance:

2021

Texas severe weather

Acting Secretary Cochran used his authority in the Public Health Service Act to declare a public health emergency (PHE) on February 17, 2020, giving us the flexibility to support our beneficiaries in Texas retroactively effective from February 11, 2021.

 Texas guidance:

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11/01/2022 12:00 PM