AARC Social Media Advocacy Toolkit

Social media is a great way to strengthen public awareness about telehealth and other issues important to advancing respiratory care and the profession.

Telehealth

Join the AARC in spreading the word about RTs. Ask Congress to cosponsor H.R. 4932 and S.2741, the Creating Opportunities Now for New and Effective Care Technologies for Health Act (the CONNECT Act). Let your voice be heard!

Use and share these social media resources to promote your lobby efforts. Looking for a hashtag? Use #HR4932 #S2741, #telehealth and #aarclobby in your social media posts to help unify our messages.

Social Media Post Graphics: Share with Respiratory Therapists & Healthcare Providers

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Suggested Copy for Your Post:
Ask your Representative and Senators to co-sponsor the CONNECT Act to expand access to RTs as telehealth practitioners. https://p2a.co/Hh5v7L2 #telehealth #HR4932 #S2741
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Suggested Copy for Your Post:
The CONNECT Act allows respiratory therapists to provide #telehealth services included in new health care delivery models. Contact Congress NOW for co-sponsorship. https://p2a.co/Hh5v7L2 #aarclobby #HR4932 #S2741
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Suggested Copy for Your Post:
RTs are not eligible to furnish #telehealth services. The CONNECT Act fixes that problem. Ask Congress for co-sponsorship by TAKING ACTION NOW! https://p2a.co/Hh5v7L2 #HR4932 #S2741

Protect Payment for Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehab

Join the AARC in spreading the word about RTs. Ask Congress to cosponsor H.R. 4838, the Sustaining Outpatient Services (SOS) Act. Let your voice be heard!

Use and share these social media resources to promote your lobby efforts. Looking for a hashtag? Use #HR4838, #KEEPPULMREHABWHOLE and #aarclobby in your social media posts to help unify our messages.

Social Media Post Graphics: Share with Respiratory Therapists & Healthcare Providers

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Suggested Copy for Your Post:
Contact your Representative and ask for co-sponsorship of the SOS Act to protect pulmonary rehab programs from drastic payment reductions based solely on location. https://p2a.co/xnjI5mO #HR4838 #KEEPPULMREHABWHOLE
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Suggested Copy for Your Post:
Exempt cardiac and pulmonary rehab programs from rules that would pay for their services at a reduced rate based on their location. CONTACT your House member NOW. https://p2a.co/xnjI5mO #HR4838 #KEEPPULMREHABWHOLE
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Suggested Copy for Your Post:
Pulmonary rehabilitation improves the health and quality of life for individuals with COPD. Protect access to these valuable programs. Ask your House Member to co-sponsor #HR4838. TAKE ACTION NOW! https://p2a.co/xnjI5mO #KEEPPULMREHABWHOLE

Youth Tobacco Epidemic

Ask your Senator to cosponsor S.3174, the Reversing the Youth Tobacco Epidemic Act. Let your voice be heard!

Use and share these social media resources to promote your lobby efforts. Looking for a hashtag? Use #S3174, #NOFLAVORS, #TOBACCOBAD and #aarclobby in your social media posts to help unify our messages.

Social Media Post Graphics: Share with Respiratory Therapists & Healthcare Providers

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Suggested Copy for Your Post:
Don’t let underage kids purchase e-cigarettes online. ASK your Senator to co-sponsor #S3174, Reversing the Youth Tobacco Epidemic. https://p2a.co/ekTc6fv #NOFLAVORS #TOBACCOBAD
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Suggested Copy for Your Post:
ASK your Senator to protect youth from getting hooked on e-cigarettes by removing flavored products from the market and restricting advertising that appeals to youth. CONTACT Congress NOW! https://p2a.co/ekTc6fv #S3174 #NOFLAVORS #TOBACCOBAD
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Suggested Copy for Your Post:
Keep flavored e-cigarettes out of the hands of middle and high-school students to reduce the increase in youth vaping. Ask your Senator to co-sponsor #S3174, Reversing the Youth Tobacco Epidemic. https://p2a.co/ekTc6fv #NOFLAVORS #TOBACCOBAD