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April 28th is CHD and Pulse Ox Awareness Day at the State Capitol in Harrisburg!


We invite you to join us on April 28th at the State Capitol in Harrisburg for CHD and Pulse Ox Awareness Day!  Children with Congenital Heart Defects (CHD), their families and other volunteer advocates will join the AHA to raise awareness and generate support for House Bill 1420, legislation that would ensure all newborns are screened for CHD using pulse oximetry.

This legislation unanimously passed the House in November, so our focus turns to the Senate where we need YOUR help to push it across the finish line!


Below, we've provided links for the following:  Pulse Oximetry Fact Sheet, directions to the PA State Capitol, and parking in Harrisburg.  Lunch will be provided in the Capitol Cafeteria on the day of event.

Pulse Oximetry Fact Sheet

Directions to the PA State Capitol

Downtown Harrisburg Parking (Walnut Street Garage is recommended for parking)

Agenda at a Glance
9:30-10:00 – Registration
10:00-11:00 – Training
11:15 - Group Photo
11:30-Noon – Press conference
Noon-3:30 – Senate Meetings

Registration for this event is now closed.  Please contact Kim Ross at [email protected] or 717-730-1706.

If you would like additional information or have questions, please contact:

Kim Ross at (717) 730-1706 or [email protected]

Jen Ebersole at (717) 730-1766 or [email protected]


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