Nurses Exemplify Pandemic Response and Preparedness Report

February 11, 2021 by Alec Stone MA, MPA, Former ONS Director of Government Affairs and Advocacy

A nurse was the first U.S. citizen ( to receive the COVID-19 coronavirus vaccine. Biden also recently appointed ( a nurse to the COVID-19 advisory board. Clearly the country recognizes nurses’ consistent power and trustworthiness (, and nurses can use that power to educate the public about the Biden administration’s tactics ( to get vaccines to the rest of the country and control the spread.

The National Strategy for the COVID-19 Response and Pandemic Preparedness Report provides strategies ( to alter Americans’ attitudes and behavior about vaccination and reverse the spike in diagnoses and deaths:

Because they’re ranked the most trustworthy ( profession in the United States, patients with cancer listen to their nurses. Help them understand the facts about COVID-19 vaccination a ( when it’s right for them.

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