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CHIP Day of Action - Use your voice!

Posted about 1 year ago by Annette Johansen

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Hello NASN Members,

Thursday, November, 30th  was #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).  Yesterday, marked two months since Congress allowed federal CHIP funds to expire, placing almost 9 million children and more then 300,000 pregnant women nationwide at risk of losing health coverge.  

Enclosed is a toolkit link 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!

Piper Largent BA
Director of Government Affairs
National Association of School Nurses