Access Health CT CEO’s Kevin Counihan to Answer Questions During Twitter Town Hall on March 25th at 2pm EDT

Health Justice CT and CT Health Foundation Fellows Engage Residents on Twitter During Healthcare Enrollment Homestretch

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Hartford, CT (PRWEB) March 24, 2014

Health Justice CT, an innovative movement designed to use social media as the foundation for raising awareness on the issue of racial and ethnic disparities in Connecticut, will host a Twitter Town Hall on Tuesday, March 25th from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm EDT. Kevin Counihan who serves as the state’s healthcare exchange CEO will serve as a special guest on this Twitter Town hall and will answer questions about healthcare enrollment.

This Twitter Town Hall is being spearheaded by a group of Connecticut Health Foundation Leadership Fellows, that are working with Health Justice CT, to encourage uninsured people of color to sign up for health coverage by the federal March 31st, 2014 healthcare enrollment deadline. In addition, a broad coalition of health and policy organizations have partnered with Health Justice CT to support this virtual discussion.

“Twitter is a great way to engage and connect people, families and communities,” said Kevin Galvin, Chairperson of Small Business for a Healthy Connecticut, who is organizing this event as part of his fellowship work with Health Justice CT. “And one of the most important things we can do right now is get people talking and remind them to enroll for healthcare.”

The public is invited to participate in the Twitter Town Hall on March 25th from 2:00pm to 3:00pm EDT by using the use hashtag #enrollCT. Have a question you want to ask Mr. Counihan? Health Justice CT is taking questions prior to the Twitter Town Hall, tweet questions on Twitter to @HealthJusticeCT and use hashtag #enrollCT.

Registration is requested using Twtvite at: http://bit.ly/1pe7gCh

MEDIA ADVISORY
WHAT: Twitter Town Hall Meeting
WHO: Health Justice CT, Connecticut Health Foundation Fellows, Kevin Counihan, CEO of Access Health CT and a board coalition of health and policy organizations.
WHEN: Tuesday, March 25th , 2014 from 2:00 pm to 3:00 PM
WHERE: Participate on Twitter. Follow @HealthJusticeCT Twitter handle and use hashtag #enrollCT

About Health Justice CT:
Health Justice CT is an initiative designed to use social media channels as the foundation for creating a movement of Connecticut residents dedicated to working together to raise awareness about the issue of racial and ethnic disparities, find innovative solutions, and ultimately achieve health justice for everyone in Connecticut. The project is funded by the Connecticut Health Foundation (CTHealth.org) and is managed by the foundation’s grantee, the Society for New Communications Research (sncr.org). To join the conversation, find HJCT on Facebook (facebook.com/healthjusticect) and Twitter (twitter.com/healthjusticect).


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