The health reform law contains the support of the Prevention and Public Health Fund to invest in prevention and community health. The fund has already met preventive milestones towards tobacco cessation, physical activity, healthy eating and disease prevention.
This instrumental fund is in danger due to an amendment by Senator Mike Johanns (R-NE) to divert the fund for another bill, the Small Business Jobs and Credit Act.
You can automatically send a message to your Senator in less than a minute by following this link to a simple tool created by Trust for America’s Health.
Please act now to encourage your Senator to preserve this important prevention program.
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