Nurses Exemplify Pandemic Response and Preparedness Report

February 11, 2021 by Alec Stone MA, MPA, ONS Public Affairs Director

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 and when it’s right for them.

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