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Press Releases & Statements

Hospitals, the Omicron Variant, and Your Rights

01.19.22

The number of Omicron cases in Illinois has begun to stabilize, but hospitalization numbers remain high. When patient numbers are...

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Advocacy Alerts

Covid-19 Disability Action Alert and Pandemic News Updates

12.15.20

Access Living friends and allies: As the first vaccines roll out across the country, Congress remains stalled on Covid-19 relief,...

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Press Releases & Statements

Access Living Statement on Return to COVID-19 Phase 3 in Illinois

11.17.20

November 17, 2020 — Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker today announced a statewide rollback to Phase 3 COVID-19 mitigation strategies, to...

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Webinar: Nondiscrimination in Illinois Crisis Standards of Care and Hospital Visitor Policies During Covid-19 and Beyond

08.03.20

Join Access Living at 5 p.m. Monday, August 3, for a webinar to discuss how state guidance prohibiting discrimination in...

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Press Releases & Statements

Media Alert: Guidance Aims to Address Bias and Discrimination, Save Disabled Lives

07.31.20

WHAT: Access Living, Chicago’s leading service and advocacy organization for disabled people, will host a webinar to discuss how state...

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Advocacy Alerts

Senate Covid-19 Action Alert; Texas Complaint; #ADA30 Media Sampling

07.29.20

Access Living friends and allies: We have a few different important updates for you today (including an action alert). Action...

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Blog

Michael Hickson and #BlackDisabledLivesMatter

07.06.20

Content warning: racism, ableism, medical murder Discussions about quality of life as it relates to people with disabilities are deeply...

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Advocacy Alerts

Great News on DACA; New Resources on Hospital Supports; Illinois Covid-19 Congregate Settings Data

06.18.20

Dear Access Living friends and allies, Several important updates and resources to share today! Read on. DACA Shutdown Blocked, For...

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In The News

Governor Pritzker Announces Guidance in Non-Discrimination in Emergency Healthcare

04.10.20

Dear Access Living friends and allies, As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, fear of bias in medical emergency situations has become...

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Advocacy Alerts

Updates from Access Living: COVID-19 and Black Communities, Healthcare Rationing, & Recovery Checks

04.09.20

Dear Access Living friends and allies, There's been a lot of disability updates this week, and today we'd like to...

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