FOIA Number: HHS-20-0580

Joint Status Resolution: American Oversight v. CDC and HHS — FOIA Request Violations

October 27, 2020
Joint Status Resolution filed by American Oversight, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services in American Oversight's lawsuit over the department’s practice of rejecting valid Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests — including requests related to the coronavirus pandemic.

HHS Communications in the Early Days of the Pandemic

October 26, 2020
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.

The CDC Has Been Illegally Rejecting Valid FOIA Requests. We’re Suing.

May 15, 2020
American Oversight filed a lawsuit over the agency’s illegal practice of rejecting valid Freedom of Information Act requests — including for documents related to the coronavirus pandemic.

Complaint: American Oversight v. CDC and HHS — FOIA Request Violations

May 15, 2020
Lawsuit filed by American Oversight against the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) over the department’s practice of rejecting valid Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests — including requests related to the coronavirus pandemic.

An Update on American Oversight’s Coronavirus Investigation: New Lawsuits and Requests

April 23, 2020
With three lawsuits and more than 400 public records requests filed, American Oversight intends to get to the bottom of what has been happening behind the scenes in the Trump administration’s mismanaged pandemic response.
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Complaint: American Oversight v. HHS, FDA – Coronavirus Testing Communications

April 23, 2020
American Oversight's lawsuit against the Department of Health and Human Services and the Food and Drug Administration for emails sent by senior officials containing key terms related to coronavirus testing.

FOIA to CDC Seeking Assessments of the Impact of Coronavirus Testing Limitation Decisions

March 18, 2020
FOIA to the Department of Health and Human Services' (HHS) Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) seeking records reflecting communications about the impact of decisions that affected the availability of coronavirus testing in the United States.