Ferndale woman testifies against Trump’s choice for health secretary

Ferndale resident Ann Serafin, 66, from Ferndale, testified Thursday, Jan. 19, during a Congressional forum in Washington, D.C., against President-elect Donald Trump’s nomination of Republican Georgia Rep. Tom Price as health secretary.       Photo via screen shot of livestreamed event.Ann Serafin, who was diagnosed 26 years ago with multiple sclerosis, has lived the struggle of balancing her own health care costs on top of the health care costs of her parents.

But without the help of public programs like Medicare and Medicaid, things would’ve been much worse, she said. “Without Medicare, I would have had to decide: do I eat, or do I get my meds?”  Read More