Public Health Emergency Declaration on Opioid Crisis Renewed

This week, the Trump Administration renewed its public health emergency declaration related to the national opioid epidemic. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) posted a notice signed by HHS Acting Secretary Eric Hargan renewing the declaration for another 90 days. The initial emergency declaration was declared by Hargan on October 26, 2017, and was set to expire on Tuesday of this week.