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Hochul approves new laws to safeguard public health in New York State


New York City – The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network has applauded Governor Hochul’s recent signing of a bill that aims to improve access to effective ⁣cancer treatments and pave the way in the fight against cancer. Lisa Lacasse, ⁢President of ACS CAN, expressed pride ‌in New York’s commitment to health equity and medical innovation, joining thirteen other states in enacting similar ⁣legislation.

The governor’s office also highlighted ⁣five additional laws that will address various critical issues in the ⁤public health system, including staffing shortages in nursing homes, administrative relief for local health departments, ⁢and the re-establishment of ⁣the Adult Cystic Fibrosis Assistance Program. Governor Hochul emphasized the importance ⁢of expanding access to essential ⁢health services and addressing the pressing issues facing New Yorkers’ health and‍ safety.

These legislative actions‌ demonstrate New York’s dedication to improving public health and ensuring⁤ that every individual has the opportunity to lead a safe‍ and healthy life. The state continues to prioritize the well-being of its residents and remains at the forefront of medical and health care innovation.

Alejandro Mendoza
Alejandro Mendoza
Alejandro Mendoza is a dedicated journalist, known for his in-depth research and commitment to truth. A graduate of Columbia University's School of Journalism, he specializes in revealing and reporting on significant local issues.
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