Sarah Christopherson

ACA 101: How does the ACA work? What health care fights lie ahead?

By Sarah Christopherson | Mar 23, 2021 | Comments Off on ACA 101: How does the ACA work? What health care fights lie ahead?

NWHN Policy Advocacy Director Sarah Christopherson provides a top-level overview of the ACA, how it helped women gain comprehensive health coverage, some exciting advances made in the Biden COVID relief package, and what challenges and opportunities lies ahead.

NWHN in Action

By Sarah Christopherson | Mar 15, 2021 | Comments Off on NWHN in Action

With the NWHN’s assistance, Raising Women’s Voices’ (RWV) regional coordinators (RCs) worked hard to educate and mobilize health care voters in 2020. Our RCs in Colorado, Texas, Louisiana, Montana, Wisconsin, West Virginia, and Mississippi received extra support through RWV to help pivot their previous voter engagement tactics to virtual methods in order ensure the safety of their staff and community members in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.

FDA Meeting – Emergency Use Authorization of the Johnson & Johnson/Janssen Biotech Inc. COVID-19 Vaccine

By Sarah Christopherson | Feb 26, 2021 | Comments Off on FDA Meeting – Emergency Use Authorization of the Johnson & Johnson/Janssen Biotech Inc. COVID-19 Vaccine

Testimony Delivered to the Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee

What’s in the COVID relief package?

By Sarah Christopherson | Feb 25, 2021 | Comments Off on What’s in the COVID relief package?

While several big questions remain, we have a good sense now of the rough outline of the final package and its impact on the ACA.

New Day in Washington: The Next Few Weeks Could Decide the Fate of the Biden Presidency

By Sarah Christopherson | Jan 21, 2021 | Comments Off on New Day in Washington: The Next Few Weeks Could Decide the Fate of the Biden Presidency

It’s a new day in Washington, DC with work already underway. We can’t afford to let Senate Democrats put ‘decorum’ over democracy.

The Day After: Report From Washington

By Sarah Christopherson | Jan 7, 2021 | Comments Off on The Day After: Report From Washington

We’re excited to make progress on COVID relief, the ACA, and more, but deeply shaken by yesterday’s violent insurrection, incited by the president of the United States.

Your Questions About the New COVID-19 Vaccines – Answered

By Sarah Christopherson | Dec 14, 2020 | Comments Off on Your Questions About the New COVID-19 Vaccines – Answered

How safe are the vaccines? How effective? Were they tested in people like me? Was the approval process influenced by political pressure? Here’s what we know.

FDA Meeting – Emergency Use Authorization of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine

By Sarah Christopherson | Dec 10, 2020 | Comments Off on FDA Meeting – Emergency Use Authorization of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine

Testimony Delivered to the Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee

The Challenges Ahead for Biden and Harris

By Sarah Christopherson | Nov 12, 2020 | Comments Off on The Challenges Ahead for Biden and Harris

Joe Biden and Kamala Harris won a historic victory. Donald Trump’s refusal to concede puts us in dangerous and unchartered territory. Now big questions remain about the peaceful transition of power, control of the U.S. Senate, and the ability of the next administration to meet the challenges of the moment.

Women’s Health and the 2020 Elections

By Sarah Christopherson | Oct 28, 2020 | Comments Off on Women’s Health and the 2020 Elections

While I can’t say what’s going to happen next, I can say with certainty that the coming election is a matter of literal life and death.