national guard: FEMA’s Criswell says states have more authority to use National Guard in pandemic response – Times of India

national guard FEMAs Criswell says states have more authority to

WASHINGTON: The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) administrator Deanne Criswell said on Friday that US states now have more authority to use the National Guard to respond to the pandemic. “With the President’s support, I am now directing an expansion of our FEMA policy to permit funding to states who elect to use their National … Read more

covid: More US medical teams to bolster states as Omicron surges – Times of India

covid More US medical teams to bolster states as Omicron

WASHINGTON: Another 1,000 federal health workers are deploying to six states to help alleviate overwhelmed hospitals amid the US surge in Omicron-related Covid-19 cases, the White House said on Thursday. The teams of between seven and 25 military doctors, nurses and other personnel will head to New York, New Jersey, Ohio, Rhode Island, Michigan and … Read more