National Advisory Committee on Seniors and Disasters: Action Notice
SUMMARY: The National Advisory Committee on Seniors and Disasters (NACSD or the Committee) is required by section 2811B of the PHS Act as amended by the Pandemic and All Hazards Preparedness and Advancing Innovation Act (PAHPAIA) and governed by the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA). The NACSD shall evaluate issues and programs and provide findings, advice, and recommendations to the Secretary of HHS and ASPR to support and enhance all-hazards public health and medical preparedness, response, and recovery aimed at meeting the needs of older adults. The Secretary of HHS has delegated authority to operate the NACSD to ASPR. DATES: The NACSD will conduct a public meeting (virtual) on May 25, 2023, to discuss, finalize, and vote on an initial set of recommendations to the HHS Secretary and ASPR regarding challenges, opportunities, and priorities for national public health and medical preparedness, response, and recovery, specific to the needs of older adults in disasters. A more detailed agenda and meeting registration link will be available on the NACSD meeting website located at: https://www.phe.gov/ NACSD.