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CALL TO ACTION: Push for Cosponsors for the Social Determinants Accelerator Act

With increased Congressional focus on health disparities during the COVID-19 pandemic, now is the time to pass legislation that would address the social determinants of health, which are often closely tied to health disparities. Recently, Representative Cheri Bustos (D-IL), lead sponsor of the Social Determinants Accelerator Act (H.R. 4004), sent out a Dear Colleague letter to co-sign the bill, which is featured below.

Please flag the Social Determinants Accelerator Act and this cosponsorship opportunity for Members of Congress or their staff that you speak with. If useful, here is a short letter template.

2020-06-17T17:31:35+00:00June 16th, 2020|Uncategorized|

AFH Resources on COVID-19 and Vulnerable Populations

The current COVID-19 public health crisis has affected every community, but has a significant impact on vulnerable populations. It has affected our health and mental health, and has hindered access to necessary supports and resources.

Aligning for Health has put together a set of resource documents that include links to COVID-19 data and GIS tools, resource directories, and guidance from the federal and state governments. We will continue to update these resources and hope they will be helpful.

COVID-19 Social Needs Resources

COVID-19 Medicaid Flexibilities

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2020-04-17T17:31:56+00:00April 17th, 2020|Press Release, SDoH Updates|
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