Seal of the State of Nevada

WHEREAS, Endometriosis is a painful, chronic disease that occurs when tissue similar to the lining of the uterus is found outside the uterus and on other parts of the body; and

WHEREAS, there is no cure for endometriosis and the cause is unknown, but there are many treatments and management options to greatly improve patients' quality of life; and

WHEREAS, on average, there is a 7-10-year delay in diagnosis and Endometriosis should be treated as a whole-body disease; and

WHEREAS, researchers estimated that there are more than 6.5 million women in the United States living with endometriosis; equivalent to 1 in 10 women, and many struggle in silence;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, STEVE SISOLAK, GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF NEVADA, do hereby proclaim March 2021 as

ENDOMETRIOSIS AWARENESS MONTH

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IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the Great Seal of the State of Nevada to be affixed at the State Capitol in Carson City, this 25 day of February 2021.

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