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. The presence of school nurses will be critical as schools reopens during this recovery phase from the COVID-19 Pandemic.  Please use this attached template letter to write to your legislator/senators to support the mandate for Registered Professional School Nurses in every school building in our state.

Click here to download the template.

Find your state rep and their contact information: https://www.elections.ny.gov/district-map/district-map.html


NYSASN Advocacy Priorities 2019 – 2020

  1. School Nurse Professional Practice
  2. Student Health and Safety


The New York State Association of School Nurses (NYSASN) and the National Association of School Nurses (NASN) encourage members to collect and share data. Learn more about this program here: New York State School Nurses—Collect and Share Your Data!