• Coordinator Citizen Advocacy

Disability Rights Nebraska: Taking Action to Prevent Discriminatory Care Rationing in Nebraska

Updated: Apr 13, 2020

"As some states propose discriminatory crisis health standards to ration care, disability advocates are speaking up about the very real risk of discrimination during COVID-19. This is truly a life or death matter for many people with disabilities."

Disability Rights Nebraska issued a follow-up letter to Governor Ricketts, urging immediate action to prevent discriminatory medical care rationing against Nebraskans with disabilities. prominent advocacy organizations joined us in our call-to-action. Find the letter and press release on our COVID-19 Updates page:

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