Entity: Department of Health and Human Services

FOIA to CDC Seeking SharePoint Messages Regarding Coronavirus

March 8, 2021
FOIA request to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention seeking SharePoint messages related to coordination with state governments in addressing the coronavirus pandemic.

HHS Calendar Entries for Shannon Royce from May 2017 to June 2019

March 3, 2021
Records from the Department of Health and Human Services of calendar entries of Shannon Royce, the director of the HHS Center for Faith and Opportunity Initiatives. These records include entries from May 2017 to June 2019.

FOIA to Multiple Agencies Seeking Decision Memoranda Signed by Top Officials During Presidential Transition

March 3, 2021
FOIA requests to multiple agencies seeking decision memoranda signed by top officials during the presidential transition period between the Trump and Biden administrations.

Covid-19 Oversight News: Increases in Vaccine Supply and Inequities in Distribution

March 2, 2021
For the latest news on the pandemic, as well as updates on various oversight investigations, sign up for our weekly Covid-19 Oversight News email.

HHS Communications in the Early Days of the Pandemic

February 26, 2021
Records released in response to American Oversight's request for communications of officials at the Department of Health and Human Services. The responsive records span the early days of the pandemic, from January to March.

In March 2020 Email to Azar, Nielsen Recommended Company That DHS Had Used to Conduct DNA Testing at the Border

February 25, 2021
American Oversight obtained communications showing that the former homeland security secretary recommended that HHS work with a private company that had participated in a 2019 pilot program to test immigrant families’ DNA.

CDC Records in Response to Request for Legal Analysis of Federal Emergency Powers

February 24, 2021
Heavily redacted records from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in response to American Oversight's request for any legal analysis regarding any federal emergency or public health powers or authorities available to respond to the coronavirus outbreak during specific time periods.

FOIA Request to CDC Seeking Communications with Meat Industry Representatives

February 24, 2021
FOIA request to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention seeking communications between former top agency officials and representatives of meat-processing companies or trade associations.

Investigations Update: Texas Energy Crisis, Covid-19 in Poultry Plants, and New Legislation in Missouri

February 23, 2021
See the latest in our investigations into the recent power outage in Texas, industry influence over the Trump administration’s coronavirus response, and Missouri legislation that protects drivers who hit protesters with their cars.

CDC Records Regarding Decisions Concerning Testing for Coronavirus

February 22, 2021
Records from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in response to American Oversight's records request for directives and guidance regarding decisions about testing for coronavirus, the virus that causes Covid-19. These records include related email communications and calendar entries.