10.29.2019

Congressional Support for World Polio Day 2019

#WorldPolioDay 2019 was an opportunity for the global health community to honor all those in push to #EndPolio. The Shot@Life Team was thrilled to see so many members of Congress join the chorus and tweet in support of global polio immunization programs.

Here are a few highlights:

Thank your elected officials:

Make sure to thank your members of Congress if they appear on this list by retweeting their post. Showing your support for World Polio Day helps your legislators know that global childhood immunization programs are important to their voters. Not sure what to say?

Try this easy thank you message:

“Proud to see my representative supporting global polio immunization programs!
Thanks to @______ for reminding the world that #VaccinesWork.”

Check out the full list:

  • Katie Blanton is the Communications Associate for the United Nations Foundation’s Shot@Life campaign. Prior to joining UNF, Katie worked as a field organizer on a Senate campaign in Houston, Texas. Katie has a Bachelor’s Degree in History and Science with a focus on Global Health and Health Policy from Harvard University. While in college, she...