Turn Up the HEAT to Save Public Health Care

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By DIANE S. WILLIAMS

The DC 37 Healthcare Education Activist Team (HEAT) urges NYC Health+ Hospitals workers, public health advocates and community residents to attend and speak out at the H+H annual meetings this spring.

The meetings will be held on Wednesdays at 6 p.m. at H+H sites in each borough. (See list below.)

Voice your concerns about the impact the New York State budget will have on the day-to-day operations of public hospitals and clinics in your community.  At these meetings, activists can express themselves regarding the Trump administration’s threats to cut federal aid, Medicaid and change Affordable Health Care law.

Find out how state and federal budgets will affect patients, services and your community. Make your voice heard.

To register in advance please contact:

Ms. Patricia Lochart, Secretary to the Corporation, Health and Hospitals, 125 Worth Street, Room 519, NY, NY 10013. Phone: 212-788-3360

The Wednesday H+H annual meetings and advanced registered deadlines are:

BRONX
April 19, 2017
Jacobi Hospital
1400 Pelham Parkway South
Jacobi Training Center Building 4, 2nd floor
Bronx, NY  10461
Advanced register deadline: April 17

STATEN ISLAND

Sea View ‘Lou Caravone Community Services Building
460 Brielle Ave.
Staten Island, NY  10314
Advanced Register deadline: May 8, 2017

BROOKLYN

May 17, 2017
Coney Island Hospital
2601 Ocean Parkway, 2nd floor Auditorium
Brooklyn, NY 11235
Advanced Register deadline: May 15

 

MANHATTAN

June 7, 2017
Harlem Hospital
506 Lenox Ave.
Dr. Herbert G. Cave Auditorium, 2nd floor
New York, NY 10037
Advanced Register deadline: June 5

QUEENS

June 14
Elmhurst Hospital
Auditorium Main Entrance, A1-22
79-01 Broadway
Elmhurst, NY  11373
Advanced Register deadline: June 12

On-site registration will be held at each location on the day of the meeting, from 5:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.

For more information on DC 37’s Fight Back campaign to protect public health, check out our social media on Facebook, Instagram and sign up for DC37 Action Alerts and news at http://www.dc37.net.

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