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Three actions you can take RIGHT NOW to protect kids from COVID-19 during back-to-school

August 25, 2021
At this moment, the Delta variant is sickening an unprecedented number of children, pediatric ICU beds are filling up, and schools are opening for the fall. It is irresponsible for school officials not to take basic steps to make sending our kids back to school as safe as possible. Here are three meaningful actions you can take RIGHT NOW to protect kids from COVID-19 during back-to-school.
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COVID Vaccines and Getting Back-to-School

August 20, 2021
MomsRising recently hosted a conversation with Candice W. Jones, MD FAAP, a fellow at the American Academy of Pediatrics, to talk about COVID-19, vaccines, masks, and getting back to school. Below is a summary of our questions and answers.
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Quick signature: Tell congress to increase funding for HCBS!

July 13, 2021
We need to improve our long-term care system to enable kids and people with disabilities, as well as older adults, to live safely at home and thrive in their communities. Tell Congress to make expansion of Home- and Community-Based Services (HCBS) a priority.
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TAKE ACTION: Tell Congress to close the health coverage gap!

June 24, 2021
The fight against expanding health coverage is alive and well. In over a dozen states, legislatures have refuse the expansion of health care to low-income uninsured adults. We need a federal solution to help these adults get the health coverage they need.
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Quick signature to support health care in the Build Back Better plan!

September 22, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has laid bare the inequities and shortcomings of our nation’s health care system, with communities of color, people with disabilities, people who are older, and people who are low income being hit disproportionately hard. Tell Congress to make health care more equitable, accessible, and affordable!
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Dear Congress: Need More Reasons to Build a Care Infrastructure NOW? Read This.

September 17, 2021
In our Care Economy Storybook 2021, MomsRising has captured powerful and moving stories from families across the nation about how hard it is to give care, and how our inadequate Care Infrastructure hurts families, businesses and our economy.
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Top #5Actions for Friday, September 17, 2021: Back-to-School Edition

September 14, 2021
This year, the back-to-school season is filled with emotions as we navigate rising numbers in COVID-19 cases, changing class schedules and the never-ending discussions around mask mandates. Check out these actions to help you navigate your way through this very different school year.
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Regreso a la escuela, estresada y agotada. ¿Cómo te sientes en esta pandemia?

September 10, 2021
Mientras examinaba el tablero de COVID de mi condado, casi 2 semanas después del año escolar, pensé que estábamos esquivando la bala. No hay casos de COVID en la escuela de mi hija. Dejé escapar un suspiro de alivio. Y luego, una llamada, dos llamadas, una llamada de que era alguien de una de sus...
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Quick signature: Tell Governors to stop playing COVID politics with our kids’ health!

September 3, 2021
Tell governors you are outraged, and to stop playing politics with our kids’ health by banning local school officials from taking reasonable public health measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19!
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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: Friday, August 27, 2021

August 27, 2021
This week’s #5Actions include resources to help ease the transition back to school and share your story about how you’re dealing with the pandemic -- as well as about how to help build the care infrastructure that our nation needs through the Congressional process that’s moving right now.
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