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Wednesday, January 27, 2021

DPR Opens Registration-Only Facilities, Fall Programs

Limited in-person fall programs will be offered at specific DC Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) locations, as well as virtual programs. Registration will...

Local Consulting Firm Helps Provide PPE

When COVID-19 cases began surging, the nation faced an immediate shortage of personal protective equipment (PPE). Locally, District healthcare workers had to care for...

C.R.I.S.P Farmshare & Markets

Saturdays, 11 AM to 3 PM at THEARC, 1901 Mississippi Ave. SE; Wednesdays, 3 to 6 PM at Kelly Miller Middle School, 301 49th...

The District Vet

At present many of our city’s residents are home much more than in the past due to social, or physical distancing. With several months...

DC Welcomes Cannabliss

The first Ward 7 medical cannabis dispensary, Cannabliss, opened its doors on Aug. 14, at 4721 Sheriff Road NE in Deanwood. Unlike other such...

Mobile Health Unit Comes to Ward 7 Wednesdays

Beginning August 26, residents in Ward 7 will have easier access to critical health screenings, COVID-19 testing and more via the United Medical Center...

How to Stay Fit Despite COVID Restrictions

The Coronavirus pandemic has forced residents into an unexpected summer hibernation. Restrictions on movement in and around the city has been challenging for many....

Call the Midwife

The recent closures of maternity wards at United Medical Center and Providence Hospitals have left expectant mothers in a bind. The dearth of healthcare...

Maternal Health Improvement Bill Progresses

Shortly before the winter recess in December the health committee convened to talk about the Maternal Health Care Improvement and Expansion act and give the community and advocates a chance...

Hypothermia Hotline

See someone outside in need of shelter or a welfare check? Call the Shelter Hotline at 202-399-7093 or dial 311. If there is an immediate risk to safety, call 911. When...