What are policymakers doing to fight Valley Fever?
Bipartisan Finding Orphan disease Remedies with Antifungal Research and Development (FORWARD) Act
State Assemblymember Rudy Salas, District 32
US Congressman Kevin McCarthy, R-Bakersfield
Congressional Valley Fever Task Force
In July 2013, Congressman McCarthy and Rep. David Schweikert launched the Congressional Valley Fever Task force to foster awareness in the fight against the disease. The Task Force’s goal is to share information with stakeholders in the medical and scientific fields to foster new advancements in prevention and treatment as well as work with community organizations to help educate individuals on the disease. Representatives involved included:
Congressman Kevin McCarthy (R-CA)
Rep. David Schweikert (R - AZ) – Co-Chair
Rep. Buck McKeon (R – CA)
Rep. Devin Nunes (R - CA)
Rep. Karen Bass (D - CA)
Rep. David Valadao (R - CA)
Rep. Duncan Hunter (R - CA)
Rep. Jim Costa (D - CA)
Rep. Paul Cook (R - CA)
Rep. Doug LaMalfa (R- CA)
Rep. Mike Conaway (R – TX)
Rep. Ron Barber (D – AZ)
Rep. Kevin Calvert (R – CA)
Rep. Joe Barton (R – TX)
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Information for Employers about Work-Related Valley Fever
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