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 St. John Baptist Church, 9055 Tamar Drive, Columbia, MD 21045  See map
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State Legislative Candidates to Attend People’s Health Forum in Howard County



What: On Monday,


April 28, Howard County residents, community leaders, and candidates for state


office will attend the Howard County People’s Health Forum on Equal Access to


Care. It will be the first of several forums on health around the state.



During the event, Howard residents will share how they have

been impacted by the healthcare crisis. State legislative candidates will then

state their position on a series of questions, including: Do they believe


Healthcare is a Right? Do they support access to healthcare for all


Marylanders? What barriers do they see to enforcement of healthcare as a right


for everyone?







Where: St Johns


Baptist Church, 9055 Tamar Drive, Columbia,



MD







When: Monday, April


28 at 6:30 PM











Who: Five Howard County


candidates are currently scheduled to participate in the event, including


Senator Ed Kasemeyer, Delegate Guy Guzzone and candidates Teri Hill, Clarence


Lam, and Rebecca Dongarra. The forum is being co-sponsored by Healthcare Is a


Human Right Maryland and the Health and Wholeness Ministry at St. Johns Baptist


Church.







Why: Even after the


Affordable Care Act is fully implemented, roughly 400,000 Marylanders will


still remain without healthcare. Tens of thousands more are, and will continue


to be underinsured and vulnerable to private-insurance-induced medical debt and


bankruptcy. The Healthcare Is a Human Right Maryland believes that all


residents should be able to gain access to necessary healthcare without


financial barriers.











Contact: Eric Naumburg



HCHRMaryland@gmail.com






































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