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November 8th Midterm Elections

The midterm elections are quickly approaching.  Our partner, Healthy Democracy, Healthy People, has created, with the latest location-specific information on healthy voting options for all 50 states, DC, and voting territories. It is updated in real-time for the 2022 general elections. It’s compiled by major public health and civic organizations, and legal updates are based on research from legal staff.  The site emphasizes voting to promote individual, family, and community health. In addition, the guidance provides information about mail voting, early in-person voting, and voting in-person on election day.

10/20 Webinar:
Civic Engagement in Health Care Settings

On October 20, 2022, Civic Health Alliance and the American Medical Women's Association co-hosted a webinar to understand the relationship between civic engagement and health and identify linkages between policy decisions and their impact on health.  The expert panel featured:

Jeanne Ayers, RN, MPH
Executive Director, Healthy Democracy, Healthy People

Jessica Rebaza, MS, CHES
Medical Student
Social Media Director, Civic Health Alliance

Theresa Rohr-Kirchgraber, MD, FACP, FAMWA
President, American Medical Women’s Association

You can access the webinar from our YouTube page here if you missed it.

Accepting Endorsements for
The Civic Health Compact

Please get in touch with us if your organization is interested in endorsing the Civic Health Compact. This new guide supports leaders of health care organizations in systematically integrating civic engagement into their care settings. The Civic Health Compact was co-designed over three months with over a dozen health and civic leaders from organizations, including;  AltaMed, Vot-ER, Nurses Who Vote, Network for Public Health Law, APIAVote, and many others.

Upcoming Events

Tuesday, November 1, 2022, 9:00 pm ET
Twitter chat event with the Journal of Hospital Medicine “#JHMChat: Civic Engagement with Civic Health Alliance.”  To participate, follow the accounts and and reply to the question prompts provided using the hashtags #JHMchat and #VoteAnd!  

Thursday, November 3, 2022, 5:00 pm ET
Twitter Spaces “Election Season is Here: Let's talk about civic engagement in healthcare!” with Women In Medicine and IMPACT. Join our live conversation on your cell phone about civic engagement just in time for the election! Set a reminder by clicking here. Speakers include:

  • Drs. Shikha Jain (WIM), Laura Zimmerman (IMPACT), and Stella Safo (CHA) 

Civic Health

If you'd like materials to help get out the vote, you can download prescription pads from our website or request them here. Below is a sample of our customizable voter registration prescription pad that we can create for you or your organization!


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