Today, as the COVID-19 public health emergency declaration ends, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07), alongside Representatives Don Beyer (VA-08) and Lisa Blunt Rochester (D-DE), reintroduced the Targeting Resources for Equitable Access to Treatment for Long COVID (TREAT Long COVID) Act to increase access to medical care and treatment for communities and individuals… Read more »
U.S. Representatives Don Beyer (D-VA) and Jack Bergman (R-MN) today reintroduced the Comprehensive Access to Resources and Education (CARE) For Long COVID Act, legislation to help people living with long-term COVID-19 symptoms by improving research and providing resources for people with Long COVID. Senate companion legislation was introduced this week by Senators Tim Kaine (D-VA),… Read more »
Rep. Don Beyer (D-VA), who chairs Congress’ Joint Economic Committee, today announced the introduction of the Airborne Act, legislation that would incentivize non-residential building owners to conduct indoor air quality assessments (IAQ) and upgrade their ventilation and air filtration systems. The bill introduction followed a sharp uptick in workers returning to in-person work in April,… Read more »
Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (D-MA), alongside Representatives Don Beyer (D-VA) and Lisa Blunt Rochester (D-DE), and Senators Tammy Duckworth (D-IL), Tim Kaine (D-VA) and Edward J. Markey (D-MA), introduced the Targeting Resources for Equitable Access to Treatment for Long COVID (TREAT Long COVID) Act to increase access to medical care and treatment for communities and individuals… Read more »
Rep. Don Beyer (D-VA), author of the bipartisan COVID Long Haulers Act and one of the leading advocates in Congress for Americans suffering from Long COVID, today issued the following statement on President Biden’s Presidential Memorandum on Long COVID:
“I applaud President Biden’s announcement of a new all-of-government strategy to improve the understanding of Long COVID and promote… Read more »
Pressley, Beyer Urge CDC to Collect, Publish Demographic Data on Prevalence of Long COVID
Disaggregated Data Will Inform Congressional Action to Support Those with Long COVID
Text of the Letter (PDF)
WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) and Congressman Don Beyer (VA-08) sent a letter to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) urging it to… Read more »
January 12, 2022 (Washington, D.C.) – Today U.S. Representatives Don Beyer (D-VA), Dina Titus (D-NV), Joe Morelle (D-NY), and Kaialiʻi Kahele (D-HI) introduced legislation to make rapid at-home Covid tests more widely available to the American people. The Free At-Home Tests For All Act would require the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to “purchase in bulk a sufficient… Read more »
Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) and Representatives Don Beyer (D-Va.), Eric Swalwell (D-Calif.) and Ritchie Torres (D-N.Y.) today called on the Biden administration to require proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test result for all domestic air travel.
“Travel at our nation’s airports has essentially returned to pre-pandemic levels but the risk from COVID-19,… Read more »
U.S. Reps. Don Beyer (D-VA) and Ritchie Torres (D-NY) and Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) today led 36 congressional Democrats urging the Biden Administration to require proof of vaccination or a recent negative test for airline passengers. Their letter, addressed to President Biden, was sent ahead of the uptick in airline travel expected for the holiday season.
“As the nation… Read more »
September 20, 2021 (Washington, D.C.) – Rep. Beyer (D-VA) today responded to reports that the Biden-Harris Administration would institute a new requirement that international travelers be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 before entering the United States. Beyer is the author of the Safe Travel Act, which would require full Covid vaccination or a negative test for domestic air and Amtrak… Read more »