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Contact Your Policymakers

Your voice is powerful.

By helping policymakers understand what is fundamentally important to those who know Parkinson's disease intimately, you can shape their decision-making. Contact your elected officials now and tell them how they can use their votes to support Parkinson’s research and care.

Want to stay up-to-date on Parkinson's public policy? Sign up to join our policy network at michaeljfox.org/advocacy.

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      Ask Congress to Support Veterans Living with Parkinson’s

      Urge your lawmakers to increase funding for specialized care centers for veterans with Parkinson’s.
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      Urge Congress to Support the National Plan to End Parkinson’s!

      Ask your Representative to become a co-sponsor of this bipartisan legislation.
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      Urge Congress to Protect Parkinson’s Caregivers’ Rights

      Ask your lawmakers to support a bill that would allow caregivers access to loved ones during public health emergencies.
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      Ask Congress to Help Communities Provide the Foundation for Better Health

      Urge your lawmakers to address social determinants of health and support the PD community.
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      Continue the CDC’s Program to Better Understand Parkinson’s Disease

      Encourage your Members of Congress to prioritize important Parkinson’s data collection.
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      We Care about Your Mental Health — So Should Congress!

      Urge Congress to make one small fix to Medicare to allow people with Parkinson’s to have their mental health care telehealth visits covered.
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      Don’t Let Congress Hang up on Telehealth

      Help make telehealth a permanent health care option.
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      Paraquat Increases Risk of Parkinson’s — Tell Congress to Ban It!

      Banning paraquat could reduce the number of people who develop Parkinson’s. Urge your members of Congress to co-sponsor this new legislation and ban paraquat in the U.S.
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      Interested in Parkinson’s Advocacy? We Need Your Help to Take Action.

      Share your contact information and we’ll make sure you receive the latest action alerts and policy updates directly to your inbox.
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There are many ways to make your voice heard. Download our advocacy toolkit and other educational materials to learn how you can influence public policy.

“Don’t ever be afraid to tell your story, because the more people calling and emailing their members of Congress, the better. Our voices matter.”
Judy Bellenfant Parkinson’s advocate and care partner
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