As of October 1, 2017 - Community Health Centers have 90 days of funding left.
Congress needs to ACT NOW to #FixTheCliff and #ValueCHCs.
Congress has until Friday, December 22nd at 11:59 p.m. to vote on a Continuing Resolution (CR) to keep the government open. The CR is great vehicle for Congress to make good on their promise to #FixTheCliff for community health centers.
Reaching out to Congress is simple, click here to contact your Member of Congress by email or social media. It only takes a couple of minutes and your voice will make an impact!
Call Your Members of Congress at 1-866-456-3949
- Listen to the message prompt and enter your zip code (either home or work) to be connected to your Members of Congress.
- The system will give you options for which Member of Congress to connect with – you may press option 1, 2 or 3, each corresponding to a different Member.
- Make sure to call the Advocacy Hotline 3 times in order to select and connect with each Member of Congress.
- SCRIPT TEMPLATE: Hi, my name is _________, I’m calling as a (patient/board member/staff member, supporter) of (Health Center Name) in (town). As a constituent of your district, I am asking for your commitment to act to fix the health center funding cliff before the end of the year. 27 million patients rely on community health centers - NO MORE DELAYS! Thank you.
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