FOIA Number: MULTI-HHS-CDC-20-0525

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.

No Records Response from CDC Regarding Covid-19 Data and Testing Guidance

October 23, 2020
The Department of Health and Human Services' Centers for Disease Control and Prevention stated that it had no records responsive to American Oversight's request for directives, orders, memoranda, or guidance regarding Covid-19 testing, including records concerning whether to use the World Health Organization's test and nationwide testing kit data.

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.

News Roundup: Rising Coronavirus Fears and Sinking Public Trust

March 6, 2020
The uncertainty and fear surrounding the coronavirus have laid bare the deadly consequences of President Donald Trump’s demand for obsequious loyalty and a refusal to take responsibility for mistakes.

FOIA to Multiple Agencies Seeking Directives Regarding Testing for Coronavirus

March 5, 2020
FOIA to multiple agencies seeking directives and guidance regarding decisions about testing for coronavirus, the virus that causes COVID-19.