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DC Will Enforce School Vaccines

It’s almost time to get back to school for more than 90 thousand students in the District. But, with less than 3 weeks to...

ICYMI: Monkeypox Vaccination Clinic Now Open in Ward 8

Tthe District’s third monkeypox vaccination clinic opened in Ward 8 on Monday, August 1, and DC Health is encouraging residents to continue pre-registering for...

A Matter of Life and Death: Maternal Mortality in the District

For Jo Palmer, her daughter’s birth was a miracle she never thought she’d live to see. She almost didn’t. Palmer suffers from mixed-connective tissue syndrome as...

Blowing in the Wind

A 2011 study found that you’d have to drive a Ford F150 Raptor for 3,887 miles, or the distance from north Texas to Anchorage,...

Using Nature to Heal and Empower Communities Along Our River

There are a number of special people who are working to make t3he Anacostia River come alive as a place to learn about nature...

Where to Take Your 5 to 11 Year Old to Get...

When the Center for Disease Control (CDC) announced Tuesday that they had approved use of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for use in children aged...

The Landscape of Health Care in Wards 7 and 8

Advisory Neighborhood Commission (ANC) 8C Chair Salim Adofo (8C07) hears all sorts of responses when he asks where his constituents get their health care....

Ward 8 Health Pop-Ups Return to Community

This Ward 8 Health Pop-Ups are back again, rolling out from a partnership between Ward 8 Councilmember Trayon White, Sr. (D) and the Ward...

Using Psychedelic Plants as Medicine

In 2017, Melissa Lavasani and Daniel Conner were about to have their second child. Towards the end of her pregnancy Melissa started to have...

Expert Opinion: What Activities Are Safe for Your Unvaccinated Child?

The city is reopening around them, but families with children 12 and under face a quandry: what's safe for them to do? The COVID vaccine...