Universally Affordable Healthcare

Healthcare is a human right. I will ensure that healthcare is affordable for everyone
As a County legislator, I addressed the rise in substance addiction by
intervening in Long Island high school drug exchanges.
Serving on the board of Long Island Planned Parenthood I am resolute in standing up for woman's right to choose.


I will:

- Fight for Medicare for All (HR 676)

- Establish affordable access to mental health services

- Make school meals healthier without raising their cost

- Expand affordable access to addiction treatments 

- Publicly fund preventative reproductive healthcare by protecting Medicaid and Planned Parenthood

- Preserve women's reproductive rights by opposing the Hyde Amendment and protecting Roe v. Wade

 

 

I have:

- Vice-Chairperson of the Health & Human Services Committee

- Served as a Planned Parenthood board member

- Required NYS insurance companies to reimburse or cover cervical cancer test

- Sponsored creation of Food Policy Council, making healthy foods more accessible in Suffolk County

- Protected Public Health Nurse program in Suffolk County

- Declared Melanoma Awareness Month in May in Suffolk County to raise awareness for this preventable disease