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June 4, 2021

Florida Governor: CDC Orders Discriminating Against Children

TALLAHASSEE, FL (STL.News) Governor Ron DeSantis In April, the state of Florida sued the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) after the agency issued unlawful No Sail Orders. Unfortunately, the CDC has opted to continue its ridiculous and unlawful regulations that target a single industry by imposing vaccine requirements — something no...

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May 14, 2021

Maine to Adopt U.S. CDC’s New COVID-19 Guidance

Augusta, ME (STL.News) Following a review by the Maine Department of Health and Human Services and the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Governor Janet Mills announced today that the State of Maine will adopt the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (U.S. CDC) new guidance which allows fully vaccinated...

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March 4, 2021

Reminder of Public of CDC Eviction Moratorium Order

U.S. Attorney’s Office Reminds Public of CDC Eviction Moratorium Order DETROIT (STL.News) As part of the federal response to the COVID-19 outbreak, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Michigan is reminding landlords of their obligations and tenants of their rights under the Centers for Disease Control’s (CDC)...

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March 1, 2021

Statement Announcing Decision to Appeal Terkel v. CDC

Department of Justice Issues Statement Announcing Decision to Appeal Terkel v. CDC (STL.News) Brian M. Boynton, Acting Assistant Attorney General for the Justice Department’s Civil Division, released the following statement: “The CDC’s eviction moratorium, which Congress extended last December, protects many renters who cannot make their monthly payments due to...

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February 5, 2021

Attorney’s Office Statement on CDC Moratorium on Evictions

US Attorney’s Office Statement on CDC Moratorium on Evictions (STL.News) The United States Attorney’s Office today issued the following statement regarding DOJ enforcement of the eviction moratorium order issued by the Centers for Disease Control: In September of 2020, the CDC issued a federal order imposing a Temporary Halt in...

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January 8, 2021

Scott W. Brady Engages in Public Outreach Regarding the CDC

U.S. Attorney Scott W. Brady Engages in Public Outreach Regarding the CDC Order Temporarily Halting Residential Evictions PITTSBURGH, PA (STL.News) Landlords and tenants in the Western District of Pennsylvania are advised that the federal order issued by the Centers for Disease Control (“CDC”) temporarily halting residential evictions of covered persons...

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December 30, 2020

CDC Awards Missouri Public Water Systems

JEFFERSON CITY, MO (STL.News) The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services announced today that 19 community water systems have been awarded a Water Fluoridation Quality Award from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).  Fluoridation is the adjustment of fluoride in drinking water to a level that...

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December 1, 2020

CDC panel votes on who will get Covid-19 vaccine first

(STL.News) The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, an outside group of medical experts that advises the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, is scheduled to vote Tuesday on who will be first in line to get the coronavirus vaccine. Scientists and infectious disease experts have debated who will get immunized...

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December 1, 2020

CDC News: Tapering Opioids for Chronic Pain

(STL.News) This video describes when and how providers should initiate opioid tapering, and ways to support patients through the process.  This includes working with patients to lower dosages or to taper and discontinue opioids, when appropriate.  Providers should include their patients in collaborative decision making and individualize tapering plans to...

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July 24, 2020

30th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act

(STL.News) On July 26, our nation will celebrate the 30th anniversary of the landmark Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), which provides protections against discrimination of people with disabilities in several areas including employment, education, health care, recreation, transportation, and housing. The ADA was enacted and signed into law...

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