February 19, 2021
Updates on COVID-19 Regulations
AHPA continues to follow new COVID-19 regulations, guidance and other government actions. The updates below are the latest guidance and other developments since February 8, 2021 to help mitigate the impacts of COVID-19.
Biden Administration to Use DPA to Boost Production of COVID-19 Tests, Gloves, Vaccines
- The Biden Administration will use the Defense Production Act (DPA) to boost supplies of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines, ramp up the availability of at-home virus tests and increase production of gloves.
Community Health Centers Vaccination Program Announced
- The White House has announced the launch of the Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) program to provide more vaccines to underserved, vulnerable communities. This will include at least one FQHC in each state, expanding to 250 centers in the coming weeks.
COVID-19 Foreclosure Protections Extended for Homeowners
- The Biden Administration has extended the forbearance and foreclosure protections for homeowners grappling with the financial pressure of the pandemic. The foreclosure moratorium and mortgage payment forbearance enrollment window are extended through June 30, 2021.