Thanks for your interest in helping us keep Maine’s kids, schools, and communities safe from preventable diseases. There are lots of ways to make a difference, no matter how much time you have.
if you have five minutes…
Sign on to support LD 798 and share the link with friends, family, and coworkers.
Call your representative and ask them to support LD 798. You can also leave a message with the Secretary of the Senate (207-287-1540) and the Clerk of the House (207-287-1400) letting your legislators know you support this bill.
Join the Maine Families for Vaccines Facebook page and invite others to join.
Identify a story from your life or work that illustrates why immunization is important. Share your message with loved ones and colleagues.
if you have 30 minutes…
Download and distribute the Maine Immunization Coalition’s fact sheet.
Write a letter to the Editor of your local paper about why you support LD 798 and why it’s personally important to you that children are protected from preventable diseases. Contact us if you need help writing your letter.
Write an email to your representatives.
Create an “elevator speech” (a 30 second speech) about why immunization is important to you. Practice sharing it with friends, families, and your healthcare providers.
if you have more time…
Volunteer to be a community captain in your house district and help organize people in your area to call representatives, write emails and letters to the editor, and meet with representatives.
Contact us to talk about opportunities to help with our media outreach efforts, including writing an op-ed or meeting with your local editorial board.