July 9, 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 July 1, 2021 to help mitigate the impacts of COVID-19. For earlier COVID-19 regulations and guidance, visit the previous Policy Briefs.
FDA Revokes EUA for Certain Respirators and Decontamination Systems
The FDA has revoked emergency use authorizations (EUA) for certain respirators and decontamination systems as access to N95 masks has increased. As access to domestic supply of disposable respirators continues to significantly improve, the FDA urges health care organizations to transition away from crisis capacity conservation strategies that were implemented at the onset of the pandemic.
CDC Extends the Eviction Moratorium for 30 Days
CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky has signed an extension to the eviction mortarium further preventing the eviction of tenants who are unable to make rent. The moratorium is extended through July 31, 2021 and is intended to be the final extension.