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Call to Action: Send Your comments to DOH: Governor Cuomo’s Eligibility Cuts Will Send New Yorkers to Nursing Homes!
Public comment is now open on Governor Cuomo’s sweeping Medicaid eligibility changes, which appeared in the New York State Register on July 15, 2020. Submittion Deadline: COB September 14, 2020.
Consumers, organizations and community groups are mobilizing nationwide to tell the Senate that its COVID-19 package fails to provide Disabled people with #WhatWeNeed. Please join the effort Now! Urge your Senators to stand up and stand strong for people with disabilities.
If you are concerned about nursing homes and home care during COVID-19, don’t miss your chance to participate in public hearings August 3rd and 10th. Those who wish to be invited to provide testimony can do so by filling out the form below and sending it back to the contacts provided.
The Senate has passed three bills this week that would reduce the harm caused by the MRT II and Governor’s actions. The Assembly still needs to act. They are in session RIGHT NOW.
We need you to make TWO phone calls today!
1.) Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie: 518-455-3791
2.) Your Assemblymember: Look up online or call the switchboard at 518-455-4100.
Between 1:00 pm and 3:00 pm today, tweet/post using the samples from the social media toolkit. Feel free to customize the language to incorporate what is important to you and how it is related to #RacismIsAPublicHealthCrisis — especially during #COVID19.