Advocacy Updates

National Health Observances and current funding updates

October 2019

  • October is Eye Injury Prevention Month

September 2019

  • September is Healthy Aging Month
  • President signs FY2020 Continuing Resolution

August 2019

  • August is Children's Eye Health and Safety Month
  • Senate passes House-passed Bipartisan Budget Act of 2019
  • President signs the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2019

July 2019

  • July is Dry Eye Awareness Month

June 2019

  • House passes FY2020 Minibus Funding Bill with NIH/NEI funding
  • ARVO represented at meeting with U.S. Surgeon General to advance vision and eye health
ARVO Public statements, sign-on letters and position documents