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Saturday, January 28, 2023

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...

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...

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...

What’s Safe for My Unvaccinated Child?

On June 15, Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) joined President Joe Biden in inviting the nation to celebrate July 4th in Washington DC. The invitation...

On Wednesday, Mayor Murield Bowser and DC Health announced new vaccine clinics at six DC Public Schools, open to all DC residents between the...

Pop Up Youth Vaccine Clinic Saturday Near Rosedale Rec

DC Health just announced a pop-up vaccination clinic for youth 12 years of age and older will take place this Saturday, June 26th at Peace...

Free Counseling for Families Mourning COVID Loss

The impact of the coronavirus on the District and the nation should not be underestimated. Nearly 600,000 Americans have lost their lives to the...