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Hurricane Sandy: Determination That a Public Health Emergency Exists

Due to the continued consequences of Hurricane Sandy in the State of New York, on this date and after consultation with public health officials as necessary, I, Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, pursuant to the authority vested in me under section 319 of the Public Health Service Act, do hereby renew my October 31, 2012 determination that a public health emergency exists and has existed since October 27, 2012 in the State of New York as a consequence of Hurricane Sandy.

January 25, 2013


Kathleen Sebelius