White House COVID-19 Response Team

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COVID-19 Response Team
Agency overview
Formed20 January 2021 (2021-01-20)
Preceding agencies
Type White House Office
Jurisdiction United States
Agency executives
Parent agency Executive Office of the President of the United States
Website whitehouse.gov

The White House COVID-19 Response Team was established during the presidency of Joe Biden to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States, replacing President Trump's White House Coronavirus Task Force and Joe Biden's transition COVID-19 Advisory Board.



Joe Biden presidential portrait.jpg Joe Biden President of the United States January 20, 2021
Kamala Harris Vice Presidential Portrait.jpg Kamala Harris Vice President of the United States January 20, 2021
Jeffrey Zients official portrait.jpg Jeffrey Zients [1] Assistant to the President
Counselor to the President
Coordinator of the COVID-19 response
January 20, 2021
Natalie QuillianDeputy Covid-19 Response CoordinatorJanuary 20, 2021
DavidAaronKesslerApr2009.jpg David A. Kessler Chief Science Officer of COVID Response
Former Commissioner of Food and Drugs
Former Co-chair of the COVID-19 Advisory Board
Former Head of Operation Warp Speed
January 20, 2021
Anthony Fauci 2020.jpg Dr. Anthony Fauci Chief Medical Advisor to the President and Chief Medical Adviser for COVID Response
Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
Former member of the White House Coronavirus Task Force
January 20, 2021
Vice Admiral Vivek H. Murthy, USPHS.jpg Vice Admiral
Vivek Murthy
Surgeon General of the United States January 20, 2021
Abbe GluckSpecial CounselJanuary 20, 2021
Eduardo CisnerosDirector of Intergovernmental AffairsJanuary 20, 2021
Ben WakanaDirector of Strategic Communications and EngagementJanuary 20, 2021
Clarke HumphreyDigital DirectorJanuary 20, 2021
Dr. Cyrus ShahparData DirectorJanuary 20, 2021
Bechara-Choucair-2020 750x976.jpg Bechara Choucair Vaccinations CoordinatorJanuary 20, 2021
Carole JohnsonTesting CoordinatorJanuary 20, 2021
Tim ManningSupply CoordinatorJanuary 20, 2021
CDC Director Walensky.jpg Rochelle Walensky Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention January 20, 2021

Former members

MemberCurrentAppointmentEnd of Tenure
Andy Slavitt official portrait.jpg Andy Slavitt White House Senior AdvisorJanuary 20, 2021June 9, 2021 [2]

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