Category Archives: Veterans affairs

Send a holiday card NOW to troops overseas

U.S. Rep. Jerry McNerney, D-Stockton, is sponsoring his annual “Holiday Cards for Our Troops” program.  Last year, his district offices collected more than 8,000 cards from the community with personal messages of gratitude to members of the armed services. McNerney again invites people to submit cards at either of his district offices to be distributed [...]

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McNerney on Ebola in the U.S.

U.S. Rep. Jerry McNerney, D-Stockton, issued the following statement over the weekend on the recent cases of Ebola in the U.S.: “I am monitoring the situation with regards to the current Ebola outbreak. My primary concern is the health and safety of our families and health care workers. I will be meeting with officials from [...]

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CDC, Frontier Airlines Issue Ebola Notifications

The following statements were issued this morning by the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Frontier Airlines after a second Dallas-area health care worker tested positive for Ebola: CDC and Frontier Airlines Announce Passenger Notification Underway On the morning of Oct. 14, the second healthcare worker reported to the hospital with a low-grade [...]

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Volunteer – Here are ways it’s good for you

Check out this graphic to learn how volunteering is not only good for those you help, but your own health as well.  

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Trouble with your Medicare Part D prescription denial?

If you are having trouble with your Medicare Part D prescriptions, especially if you have been denied a prescription at the pharmacy counter, you’ll want to read this statement issued today from the nonprofit consumer group Medicare Rights Center: Today Senate and House cosponsors of the Medicare Part D Beneficiary Appeals Fairness Act (S.1365 and [...]

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