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Following Meeting with Dr. Rochelle Walensky, Disability Rights Advocates Release Statement and Readout

Washington, D.C. – Following a meeting between leaders from disability rights organizations and CDC Director Rochelle Walensky, advocates released the following statement: The dialogue with the CDC Director was long overdue. We should have never gotten to the point where the head of our nation’s leading public health agency finds it encouraging that a disproportionate […]

Disability Rights Advocates to Meet with CDC Director Following GMA Appearance; Nearly 150 Disability Organizations Release Policy Demand Letter Ahead of Meeting

Washington, D.C. – On Friday, January 7, CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky, in an interview with Good Morning America, commented on the results of a research study. Director Walensky remarked that a disproportionate number of deaths due to COVID-19 in the study population occurred among those with four or more comorbidities, calling those patients “people […]

DRM Vaccine Advocacy Page Is Now Live!

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Visit (Link In Bio) to see our new vaccine advocacy page! We have informative videos, a vaccine report, answers to frequently asked Covid-19 questions, and help finding additional resources. If you or a loved one is having trouble accessing the vaccine, you can also call Disability Rights Michigan at (517) 487-1755/(800) 288-5923 (Voice). Click Here To […]

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