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Vigil on health care Tuesday in Harrisonburg

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Local members of the Virginia Organizing Project are hosting a health-care vigil at Court Square in Harrisonburg Tuesday evening.

The vigil is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. on the east steps of the Rockingham County Courthouse in Downtown Harrisonburg.

The vigil will shine a spotlight on the thousands of Americans in our community who cannot afford to pay the costs of their medical bills and are being forced in to bankruptcy.

The vigil is part of a nationwide event on Tuesday, with over 250 vigils planned across the country. Community members will light candles to remember the 45,000 people who die each year in the United States because they lack health care.

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