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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...

Children Must Vaccinate to Attend School

I have had the privilege of working on behalf of the health of the citizens of Washington, D.C. in various capacities for over 40...

Masks Optional Inside DC Public Schools Starting Mar. 16

Friday afternoon, DC Public Schools (DCPS) announced that masks would be optional for students beginning Wednesday, Mar. 16. Earlier in the week, DC Health released...

Pannell: Do Not Underestimate COVID

On Oct. 23, there was a statehood rally at the Robert A. Taft Memorial and Carillon.  I attended, talked with friends, listened to speeches...

DC To Begin Vaccinating Kids 5-11 This Week

On Tuesday, Nov. 2 following official approval from the Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for use of the COVID-19...

Mayor Muriel Bowser: Get Vaccinated, DC

Dr. Charles Drew once told the world that “excellence of performance will transcend any artificial barriers created by man.” Over the past year and a...

Attend Ward 8 Virtual Summit Saturday

On Oct. 24 at 10 a.m., Ward 8 Councilmember Trayon White (D) and his team are hosting a virtual summit to hear from consituents....

Mobile Health Unit Comes to Ward 7 Wednesdays

Beginning Sept. 9, residents in Ward 7 will have easier access to critical health screenings, COVID-19 testing and more via the United Medical Center...

UMC Mobile Health Unit Program Delayed

The mobile health unit that was supposed to come to Ward 7 starting Wednesday, Aug. 26th will roll in a little later than anticipated,...

HIV Cases Decline in District

The number of newly diagnosed HIV cases in the District decreased to 282 cases in 2019, a 16 percent decrease from 335 in 2018,...