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#ExtendCHIP Day of Action

Posted 12 days ago by Leanne Bullamore

Hello SNOI Members,

The following message is from Piper Largent, BA, Director of Govenment Affairs at NASN and is being forwarded to you! Please take a moment to check it out and take action!!


Today, Thursday, November, 30th  is #ExtendCHIP Day of Action.  NASN is joining with other national groups to urge Congress to extend funding for the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP).  Today will mark two months since Congress allowed federal CHIP funds to expire, placing almost 9 million children and more than 300,000 pregnant women nationwide at risk of losing health coverge.  

Enclosed is toolkit, put out by our partners, which contains the latest state of play, talking points, social media messages, graphics, and other helpful resources is now available for your use. 

Hashtags to Use: #ExtendCHIP (primary hashtag for days of action), #CHIPworks, #KeepKidsCovered, #ActOnCHIP

Please tweet!

Thank you!