Rally Day - Oct 22nd, 2019

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State Capitol Rotunda

North 3rd Street

Harrisburg, PA 17101

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PA Lyme HB629 Rally Day Agenda

Access to Treatment Bill Requiring Insurance Coverage for Prescribed Treatment

We need HUNDREDS to attend this rally, to show our legislators how important this bill is!!! The goal is 500 people at the capitol rotunda.

Be sure to read to the bottom for ALL information, and make sure to RSVP.

For bussing information - when you fill out the RSVP/contact info, you will be asked if you are interested in transportation options from your region. If you say YES, we will share your name/email/cell# with your region's coordinator. He/she will contact you regarding bus/transportation options. Buses are not available in all regions.

DATE: Tuesday, Oct 22, 2019

TIME: 11:00 AM – 4:00pm (Official "Rally" is 1:30 - 3:00.)

LOCATION: Capitol Rotunda, 501 N. 3rd Street, Harrisburg, PA 17120




11 AM Registration Table Open – you can check in and pick up your packets/t-shirts (t-shirts for first 250 to check in at rally)

11 - 1:30 PM Meet with your legislators (appointments scheduled ahead) to share why these bills are important to you, and to request passage of House Bill (HB) 629.

1:30 PM Gather for Rally on steps at front of Capitol Building – look for Lyme Green balloons, enter building as instructed upon arrival.

2:00 - 2:10 Welcome (Julia Wagner & Sponsoring Legislator TBD) - intro Supporting Senators in attendance

2:10 - 2:50 Guest Speakers:

Ying Zhang, M.D., PhD. Professor, Johns Hopkins University
Robert Bransfield, MD
Massachussets Rep. David Paul Linsky
Henry Lindner, M.D.
And others, including Senators supporting this bill

2:50-3 PM Closing & Sendoff to legislator meetings in afternoon

3:00 - 4 PM Senator Meetings (scheduled ahead)

Tickets are FREE but you must RSVP with name, email, and address and please answer the other questions. Free t-shirts to the first 250 who arrive and check-in at the rally.


What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Directions and Parking -

Bus parking arrangements can be made by calling the State Bureau of Farm Show, (717) 787-5373; or, Harrisburg Parking Authority for City Island, (717) 255-3099. Automobile parking opportunities are conveniently located within a two block radius of the State Capitol.

For up-to-date opportunities on where to park in downtown Harrisburg, visit the following website for the Harrisburg Parking Authority:

By downloading the Pango APP you could receive a few free hours of parking on Saturdays with the code LUVHBG.

This information courtesy of Capitol Visitor Services.

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