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Homebound COVID Vaccine Program Begins April 26

On April 26, DC will start bringing the vaccine to residents who are unable to leave their homes. The Homebound Initiative begins April 26....

Register to Get COVID Vaccine at Penn Ave Baptist

The Pennsylvania Avenue Baptist Church is participating in a pilot to serve as a vaccine clinic for two days next week. Together with Mary’s...

The Asymmetry of COVID-19 Vaccine Access

On Jan. 29, Barbara and David Ehrlich parked their cars and headed towards the Howard University clinic. It was a long walk for the...

Dr. Anthony Fauci and Me

On December 8th, 2020, The Black Coalition Against Covid (BCAC), the Health Alliance Network, Howard University, BlackDoctor.org and others sponsored a national community conversation...

Releasing Black Hair Relaxers

Walk into any black hair salon on a Saturday morning and you will find creative chaos. Blow driers blasting, sinks with water flowing, hot...

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...

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...

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...

Produce Prescription Program Launches at Alabama Street Giant

“How important is this? This is a matter of life and death,” said Councilmember Trayon White (D-Ward 8), “because a lot of people have...

AmeriHealth Earns Commendable Accreditation

AmeriHealth Caritas District of Columbia, a Medicaid managed care plan serving the District of Columbia and a member of the AmeriHealth Caritas Family of...