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Year 2020, the Year of the Nurse, challenged the professional mettle of every nurse as COVID-19 overloaded health care systems and disrupted the supply chain. As subject matter experts, the clinical nurse leaders (CNLs) formed a liaison between nursing and Supply Chain Management to mitigate the ripple effects of supply chain disruption. When supply chain managers anticipated or experienced an actual national shortage, the CNLs were informed to find suitable alterative supply items. Similarly, when the frontline staff experienced lack of supplies, they would immediately notify the CNLs to act. To improve communication, CNLs attended the morning huddles in the intensive care units and acute care areas to identify needs and answer questions. The CNLs created a formalized process to communicate between the microsystem's frontline staff, managers, senior nursing leadership, and the Supply Chain Management service. In addition, CNLs routinely met with Infection Control and other disciplines to ensure alternative items met clinical specifications. Once alternative supply items were identified, the CNLs took the lead to educate the frontline staff on the use of alternative items. Supply chain managers attended the CNL monthly meetings regularly to debrief about the disruption of supply items during the pandemic. The CNLs facilitated open communication between the staff, Supply Chain Management, and senior nursing leadership throughout this pandemic. As a result of this partnership, the amount of joint patient safety reports significantly decreased. Furthermore, these efforts resulted in having necessary supplies available to provide patient-centered, safe, effective, and efficient care to all veterans in a timely manner.