This week, I joined Fox and Friends First to discuss the crisis that is happening at our Southern Border. It is very concerning that over 100 COVID-19 positive migrants were released into the U.S. During debate for the Democrats' American Rescue Plan, I offered an amendment that would provide COVID-19 testing and PPE to those crossing our border. It was blocked from being added as an amendment.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services have updated guidance for nursing homes to expand visitation options during the public health emergency.
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) awarded $1.65 billion in Substance Abuse Block Grant funding and $825 million in Community Mental Health Services Block Grant funding as appropriated by the December COVID-19 supplemental package.