NY State Recognizes CFIDS Awareness Day
Advocacy Alert: 5/9/2007
The State Senate of New York passed a resolution recognizing May 15, 2007 as Chronic Fatigue and Immune Dysfunction Syndrome Day in the state of New York. Contact your local media outlets to inform them about this resolution, J-1811, passed on May 1, 2007. The Resolution was sponsored by Senator Craig Johnson at the request of Sherrill Robinson, a constituent from his district who has CFS. May 15 is the CFIDS Association of America's 15th Annual Lobby Day, and is recognized as such in the resolution.
The text of Senate Resolution J-1811 can be viewed at http://www.cfids.org/advocacy/nyresolution.pdf
Please contact your local media and let them know about this proclamation. You can use the template letter found when you follow the prompts for your zip code at "Take Action." Refer reporters to http://www.cfids.org/sparkcfs/press-room.asp for information about CFS, as well as the radio and television public service announcements that have been distributed to stations around the country through the national public awareness campaign. You can also refer them to a new fact sheet available at http://www.researchamerica.org/publications/RA-CFS_f.pdf.