Nursing Community Monthly Roundup – July 2021

08/02/21

OADN continues our federal advocacy on your behalf as a member of the Nursing Community Coalition, where we work to ensure that nurses are supported and that nursing education is funded.

NCC Sends Letter to Congress Outlining Shared Public Health Infrastructure Priorities
On July 9, fifty-two members of the Nursing Community Coalition (NCC) sent a letter to Congressional Leadership and key Committees outlining our shared public health, education, and workforce priorities and urged their inclusion in any infrastructure package.

NCC Sends Letter of Congratulations to the Assistant Secretary for Mental Health and Substance Use
On July 26, the Nursing Community Coalition (NCC) sent a letter to Dr. Miriam E. Delphin-Rittmon, who was recently confirmed as the Assistant Secretary for Mental Health and Substance Use at the Department of Health and Human Services.

NCC Sends Letter of Congratulations to the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response
On July 26, the Nursing Community Coalition (NCC) sent a letter to Ms. Dawn O’Connell, who was recently confirmed as the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response at at the Department of Health and Human Services.

NCC Statement on House Passage of FY 2022 Spending Bills
On July 29, the Nursing Community Coalition (NCC) issued a statement after the U.S. House of Representatives passed the seven-bill minibus for Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 that includes historic investments in the Title VIII Nursing Workforce Development programs and the National Institute of Nursing Research.