LCA and partners Solve M.E. and Marked By Covid hosted an interactive discussion on key COVID federal policy actions The National Task Force on the COVID-19 Pandemic Act (S.1489) and Long COVID Support Act (S.2560). We detail the bills, their importance for the COVID and Long Covid patient communities, ways patients can impact policy change, and next steps for federal advocacy in 2024. Samantha Koehler (Health Policy Advisor, Sen. Tim Kaine) and Gilbert Ruiz (Legislative Director, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand) speak with Kristin Urquiza (Co-founder, Marked By Covid), Emily Taylor (Vice President of Advocacy, Solve M.E.), Liza Fisher (Executive Committee Member, Long COVID Alliance), and Michael Sieverts (Executive Committee Member, Long COVID Alliance).
Watch the recording here.