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LSA-DN Weekly Update

The House is expected to pass President Biden's $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package later today, institutions serving those with IDD get new COVID-19 guidance, and some Marylanders with disabilities are still facing access hurdles.

LSA-DN Weekly Update

Senators call on Biden to uphold promise to expand community-based services, lack of COVID data on people with intellectual disabilities ‘comes with a body count,’ and California extends vaccine access to people with disabilities.

LSA-DN Weekly Update

Senate vote paves way for passage of Biden’s economic relief plan, a parallel pandemic—trauma and exhaustion—hits health care workers, and a new survey finds a large majority of doctors hold misconceptions about people with disabilities.

LSA-DN Weekly Update

HHS continues distributing over $24 billion in provider relief, President Biden’s pandemic strategy puts focus on people with disabilities, and the coronavirus pandemic highlights why family caregivers need to be integrated into patients’ health care teams.

LSA-DN Weekly Update

Advocates say COVID-19 relief leaves out people with disabilities, Texans with disabilities worry changes in legislative process during the pandemic could shut them out, and remembering Pennsylvania governor Dick Thornburgh for helping people with intellectual disabilities.

LSA-DN Weekly Update

Momentum grows in Congress for passage of COVID-19 relief, a CDC panel says health workers and long-term care residents should get the COVID-19 vaccine first, and disability advocates urge South Carolina's governor to take action during the pandemic.

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