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Town Hall in New Bern to Address Latest Coronavirus Response, Recent Attacks on NC'ians Health Care

Advocates to gather in response to recent attacks on North Carolinians’ health care


Raleigh, N.C. — In response to recent attacks on North Carolinians’ health care, Piedmont Rising, a North Carolina grassroots organization advocating for access to safe and affordable health care, will host a town hall in New Bern on Tuesday to address access to care, drug prices, and the latest response to COVID-19, caused by the coronavirus.


Town halls held this week—Tuesday in New Bern and Wednesday in Wilmington—are the latest in a series of successful health care town halls, hosted in towns across the state, including Asheville and Morganton.


The town hall meeting will offer local residents an open forum to ask questions, identify community concerns, and urgently call attention to the fight to defend lifesaving protections. Attendees are encouraged to share their health care stories to further humanize this important issue for North Carolina families.


WHAT: New Bern Health Care Town Hall

WHO: Hosted by Piedmont Rising

WHERE:

Jasper G. Hayes Omega Center

800 Cedar Street

New Bern, NC 28560

WHEN: 6:00 - 7:00 PM

RSVP: http://bit.ly/3cG5cnb


Throughout the month of March, Piedmont Rising will join partners and advocates across the state to highlight the positive impact that the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has had on the lives of millions of Americans while bringing attention to the threat to Americans’ health care posed by the ongoing attacks on the law that puts the coverage of 20 million Americans at risk.


BACKGROUND: Snapshot: New Bern Health Care


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About Piedmont Rising

Piedmont Rising is a 501 (c)4 issue advocacy organization built by and for North Carolinians to advocate for lower insurance premiums and prescription drug costs and to ensure that more people have access to safe and affordable health care. Through grassroots organizing, education, and engagement, we are amplifying our health care stories and holding our elected officials accountable to the people, and issues, they were elected to represent. www.piedmontrising.org

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