ACAThe League’s Policy:

The League of Women Voters of the United States believes that public policy in a pluralistic society must affirm the constitutional right of privacy of the individual to make reproductive choices.

Focus:

  • To participate in LWVFL Healthcare Expansion Campaign supporting  health care for Florida’s working poor who now fall in the gap;
  • To explore partnering with local hospitals, chambers and businesses in advocacy efforts;
  • To expand work to include Mental Health studies.

Co-Chairs:

Nancy Gau, Jessiestar2@yahoo.com561-439-4522
Brent Schillinger, bschill48@yahoo.com561-707-7065

Meetings:

See League Calendar.

Location:

Contact Nancy Gau

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    By Nancy Gau Total number of cases in Florida as of May 31:  55,424 Total number of cases in Palm Beach County (PBC) as of May 31: 5996 Gender difference in PBC cases:  50% Male and 50% Female Median age of cases in PBC:  48 Total number of deaths in Florida:  2447 Total number of deaths in PB County:  337...
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    May 15, 2020 Nancy Gau COVID-19: As our state and county begin to re-open, we continue to suffer the medical and economic effects of this pandemic.  Please continue to tune in to our weekly COVID Zoom calls every Wednesday at 6:00 pm.  Brent Schillinger always begins with a medical update (on testing, treatments, etc.) and then we have a guest...
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    by Nancy Gau   On April 29, Gov. Ron DeSantis announced the partial reopening of the state, with the exception of the three counties in southeast Florida. This includes “Palm Beach County”. Here, we look to Dr. Alina Alonso (PBC Director of the Florida Department of Health, for guidelines. She announced on April 29 that most golf courses, pools, parks,...
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