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Planning for National Healthcare Decisions Day 2024: 8 Ideas to Spread the Word

Looking for ideas to plan and promote NHDD in your community? We’ve pulled together some ideas from the hundreds of local, state, and national groups across the country who have shared what they did last year or are planning for this April 16th. Read more about the ideas here. Be sure to take a peek at this roadmap to help you navigate all things NHDD, including where to find more examples. We hope the information below will spark ideas and get you started.



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National Healthcare Decisions Day (NHDD) is April 16th and we’re celebrating all month by sharing resources across our communications channels! Follow along and use our Communications Toolkit for Promoting NHDD with ready-made content and images you can adapt/use to make spreading the word easy. We invite you to join us, if you can!

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