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FOIA (Freedom of Information Act)
The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) is a federal statute that allows individuals to request access to federal agency records, except to the extent records are claimed as exempt from disclosure under one or more of the nine (9) exemptions of the Freedom of Information Act. If you have any questions or concerns regarding FOIA, please feel free to send an email to [email protected].
HHS FOIA is exercising maximum telework flexibility per OMB guidance. Effective Monday, May 11, 2020, requests submitted by mail or fax will not be processed until staff physically returns to the office. Please use the recommended PAL link [requests.publiclink.hhs.gov] instead to submit your requests.
Content last reviewed on May 8, 2020
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