Legislation was recently passed by the State Legislature that will roll back liability protections provided to physicians and other health care providers responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Governor must take action by this Wednesday, August 5.
Send a letter to Governor Cuomo/send a tweet urging a veto of S.8835 by clicking HERE.
For background information, read MSSNY's Press Release by clicking HERE
Proposed legislation to permit optometrists to prescribe certain oral medications has been amended, over the objection of ophthalmologists, to weaken optometrist training requirements designed to ensure patient safety. Please weigh in to urge your legislators to oppose this legislation and restore these stronger training requirements! Click here to send a letter to your representative.