Advocacy

Mended Little Hearts of Long Island members advocate both locally and nationally, to help improve and prolong the lives of those living with congenital heart defects.

August 1, 2013
Governor Cuomo Signs Legislation to Require Congenital Heart Defect Screenings for Newborns
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February 7, 2013
New York State has recognized February 7-14, 2013 as “Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Week”.   A special thank you to members of Governor Cuomo’s staff who worked with Mended Little Hearts of Long Island to recognize this week.  This vote is a clear indicator of just how important CHD awareness is.   So mark your calendar now in recognition of CHD Awareness week, February 7-14

January 5, 2013
Nassau County has recognized February 7-14, 2013 as “Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Week”.  2013.

December 21, 2012
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Suffolk County has recognized February 7-14, 2013 as “Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Week”.   A special thank you to Gavin and his mom Nicole (and Dad Greg) for sharing his story with the Suffolk County Legislature.

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