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December 2019

Dec 31
December 31
One Health Awareness Month Campaign

To promote collaboration between animal, environmental, plant and public health scientists, on December 19, 2019 the U.S. Senate unanimously passed a bipartisan Senate Resolution 462 (S Res 462) introduced by Senators Dianne Feinstein (Democrat-California) and Martha McSally (Republican-Arizona) designating January 2020 as “National One Health Awareness Month” in the U.S.  See  Press Release.

Then, on January 14, 2020, US House Representatives Kurt Schrader and Ted Yoho introduced the same resolution H.Res.794. See Press Release.

To highlight these events the One Health Commission and Louisiana One Health in Action are leading a One Health Awareness Month Campaign that includes a 30-Day Social Media Challenge. See the One Health Awareness Month Guide  for ways to raise awareness about the importance of One Health during One Health Awareness Month.


July 2019

Jul 16
July 16
Bi-Partisan One Health Congressional Bills introduced in U.S. Senate and House

Senate Bill S.1903, ‘‘Advancing Emergency Preparedness Through One Health Act of 2019’ was introduced in the US Senate on June 19, 2019, by Senators Tina Smith and Todd Young. This was followed on July 16, 2019 with introduction in the House of Representatives of the companion (identical text) Bill HR.3771 by Representatives Kurt Schrader and Ted Yoho.

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