|The mission of the New York State Association of School Nurses is to advance the practice of school nursing and enhance the educational success of students by promoting quality health services|
Jamie Schanbaum (meningitis survivor), Dara Torres (Olympian), and NYSASN President Constance Griffin in NYC at a Voices of Meningitis event educating students and parents about meningitis and vaccination.
*** URGENT CALL TO ACTION *** We need all NYSASN members to take action NOW! Attached is a NYSASN letter, written by Mary Bierne, legislative chair, to Governor Cuomo urging him to sign A09334B and S7758 into law. NYSASN's President, Constance Griffin, encuourages each member to add their name to the attached letter and call or email Governor Coumo. Governor Cuomo's office number is 518-474-8390. His email needs to go through his website www.governor.ny.gov then you just have to hit contact and it will direct you to his email. (click here to download letter) Thank you for your immediate attention!
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"Using Safety Science to Articulate our Professional Practice" by Mary Beirne, LLM, BN, RNCBC, NCSN (NYSASN Legislative Chair)
"HEALTH "TIP OF THE WEEK"