Friday, February 27, 2015

Testified In Favor of Connecticut's Cytomegalovirus Bill, HB 5525


A doctor and two mothers publicly testify before the Public Health Committee in favor of HB 5525  on Feb. 20, 2015, in Hartford, CT. Photo by Suzanne Janso.
From left to right: 
Brenda K. Balch, MD, Connecticut American Academy of Pediatrics Early Hearing Detection & Intervention Chapter Champion. She has a strong interest because congenital CMV is a major cause of hearing loss. Lives in Mystic, CT. (Sent Testimony to CT’s HB 5525.)
Casey Famigletti, CMV mom living in New Canaan, CT. (Sent Testimony to CT's HB5525.)
Lisa Saunders, CMV mom and parent representative of the Congenital Cytomegalovirus Foundation. Lives in Mystic, CT. (Sent Testimony to CT's HB5525.)

Read several letters of testimony by the medial community and parents to the Connecticut Public Health Committee at: (to read each one, click on the Public Health Committee tab).
News coverage mentioning the 2015 cytomegalovirus bill:
News 8's Connecticut Style: Preventing Congenital CMV During Pregnancy
Hawaii News Now: Maui mother hopes her child's illness brings awareness through "Kulia's Bill"


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