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NASN Statement on FDA Rulemaking to Prohibit Sale of Menthol Cigarettes

NASN applauds the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA’s) announcement that it will initiate rulemaking to prohibit sale of menthol cigarettes and flavored cigars (including menthol-flavored cigars). This is the first step to banning menthol flavored tobacco (the last flavored tobacco) from the...


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Joint Letter from NASN and AAP to Congressional Leaders

The National Association of School Nurses and American Academy of Pediatrics wrote to Congressional leaders asking them to recognize that school nurses are central for reopening schools during a pandemic. Read this letter . #Advocacy


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Comments to the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices

Comments to the December 1, 2020 Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, Emergency Meeting, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. View these comments . #Advocacy


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School Nurses: A Solution to Safely Open Schools and Help Students Learn

NASN submitted a document to the Biden/Harris transition team asking for school nurses in schools. View this document . #Advocacy


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Education officials testify on how to reopen schools amid the pandemic

The House Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education Subcommittee held a hearing July 23, 2020 on safely reopening schools amid the coronavirus pandemic. A recording of the hearing can be found on PBS.org . In the recording, Dr. Sean O'Leary, MD, MPH, FAAP, testifying on behalf...


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NASN Calls for $208 Billion in Funding for Return to School

NASN convened a coalition of health, public health and education organizations to inform safer school reopening . As a result, a letter requesting funding for a safer return to school was sent to Senator McConnell and Senator Schumer. "This is our time and we must have a clear VOICE."...


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600 SIGNS NEEDED! NASN's Petition to Fund 10,000 School Nurses for Return to School

School re-entry is crucial for parents and guardians to go back to work. Having children at home and out of the classroom has caused undue economic and mental stress for families. Please sign NASN's petition to the White House to fund 10,000 school nurses for the upcoming school year now and...


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Sign NASN's Petition to Fund 10,000 School Nurses

When schools reopen, it is imperative that school nurses -- frontline healthcare providers -- are present so that students can be healthy, safe and ready to learn at school. Please sign NASN's petition to the White House to fund 10,000 school nurses for the upcoming school year now -- as the...


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NASN Calls on the President to Include School Nurses in Proposals to Re-open the Economy and Schools

On April 23, 2020, NASN sent a letter to the President of the United States requesting the expansion of school nurses be included in any proposal crafted to help re-open the United State's economy and schools. Select the image to read the entire letter . #Advocacy


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NASN Calls for More School Nurses

Today, April 15, 2020, NASN sent a letter to Ranking Member of the Health, Education, Labor and Pension Committee, Senator Patty Murray requesting funding for 10,000 school nurses for the upcoming school year. Select the image to read the entire letter . #Advocacy