Shirley L. Huntley's posts related to Health

Swine Flu Update (Updated May 20th, 2009)

As the H1N1 flu outbreak has developed, it has caused concern among many New Yorkers. The New York State Senate has put together this information sheet to help understand the current situation and the response on all levels. Please see the attached document for further details.

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H1N1_memo_5.20.09.pdf

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Senator Huntley Hosts Lupus Awareness and Education Forum

News From theNew York State Senator Shirley L. Huntley

For Immediate Release: May 27, 2009

Contact: Monica Pringle| (718) 523-3069| pringle@senate.state.ny.usSelvena N. Brooks | (212) 298-5616 | sbrooks@senate.state.ny.us

Senator Huntley Hosts Lupus Awareness  and Education Forum

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Legislation to Amend HIV Testing

News From theNew York State Senator Shirley L. Huntley

For Immediate Release: May 27, 2009

Contact: Monica Pringle| (718) 523-3069| pringle@senate.state.ny.usSelvena N. Brooks | (212) 298-5616 | sbrooks@senate.state.ny.us

Senator Huntley and Assemblywoman Robinson Urge Support of Legislation to Amend HIV Testing (A. 7757/S. 4484)

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Senate Insurance Committee Votes to Extend COBRA Benefits

Extends Health Insurance Coverage From 18 to 36 Months.

(Albany, NY)-Today Senator Shirley L. Huntley (D- Jamaica) announced that the New York State Senate  passed S.5471 through the Insurance Committee,  legislation that will protect workers who have lost their jobs in today’s economic downturn by ensuring that their health insurance coverage is extended from 18 to 36 months.

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3/03/2009: Kidney Awareness Day @ the Capitol

Senator Shirley L. Huntley supports Kidney Awareness Day

7/28/2009: Shema Kolainu"Hear Our Voices" (1 of 2)

On July 28, 2009 at 8:15 am in the Renaissance Ballroom, 5902 14th Avenue, Brooklyn. Senator Shirley L. Huntley (D-Jamaica) recieved the legislative leadership award in regards to Autism Awareness and Education.

5/05/2009: Senator Huntley attends OASAS Recovery Rally (Your Story Matters)

Hosted by Karen Carpenter-Palumbo, Commissioner of NYS Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS)

Senator Shirley L. Huntley, Chair of Mental Health and Developmental Disablities          

Assemblyman Felix Ortiz, Chair of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse

Statement from Senator Shirley L. Huntley

On Asthma Awareness Day it is essential that we continue to raise awareness of the adverse impacts of engine idling on those suffering from the respiratory disease," said Senator Shirley L. Huntley. "Legislation such as the city’s new School Zone Idling Law could prevent asthma attacks experienced by hundreds of students citywide. I commend the City Council for their steps to curb engine idling across the city, and urge my colleagues on all levels of government to continue the dialogue to ensure a higher quality of life for all New Yorkers."

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