FOIA Number: HHS-CDC-20-0565

Covid-19 Oversight News: Updated CDC Guidance, Early Emails About Masks, and New Congressional Requests

February 15, 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.

CDC Communications Containing Terms Related to Covid-19 and Testing

January 7, 2021
Records from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released in response to American Oversight’s request for communications containing terms related to the coronavirus and coronavirus testing.

CDC Releases Hundreds of Pages of Records in American Oversight Lawsuit

October 30, 2020
On Friday, the CDC released more than 700 pages of records sought by American Oversight in our lawsuit for the pandemic-related communications of top officials.

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

October 27, 2020
Joint Status Report 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.

CDC Emails from Spring Show Growing Gap Between Scientists and White House

October 7, 2020
The emails include the sharing of WHO reports as well as a discussion about how to promote the agency’s spring guidance on wearing masks.

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.

FOIA to CDC Seeking Sent Communications Containing Terms Related to Coronavirus

March 17, 2020
FOIA to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) seeking sent communications containing terms related to coronavirus.