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Heel Brands | Congresswoman awards $2 million grant to South Central Family Health Center

South Central Family Health Center has been selected to receive a $2 million grant to help improve virtual healthcare. The grant came from Congresswoman Roybal-Allard, representing California’s 40th congressional district. On February 14, nearly $55 million was awarded to health centers funded by the Health Resources and Services Administration. The grant is funded by the […]

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In New Hampshire, Secretary Becerra Highlighted the Importance of Family Planning and Mental Health Funding

Today, March 4, 2022, in Manchester, New Hampshire, Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Xavier Becerra visited a community health center for youth and families and led two panel discussions highlighting the Biden-Harris administration’s support for family planning programs. and mental health services. Throughout the trip, he spoke with state and federal leaders […]

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NH Executive Advisors Cancel Funding for Family Planning Providers – Again | News

CONCORD, NH — The Executive Council has rejected another effort to provide $1 million in funding for abortion-free reproductive health services for low-income residents at facilities in Concord, Greenland, Claremont, Manchester, Keene, Derry and Exeter. Health and Human Services Commissioner Lori Shibinette’s repeated request was put on the board’s agenda by Gov. Chris Sununu who […]

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Family planning contracts going back to the Executive Council

Twice-rejected family planning contracts with Northern New England’s Planned Parenthood and two other low-income reproductive health care providers return to the Executive Board on Wednesday. It was unclear on Monday whether that suggests some advisers are reconsidering their votes on contracts that failed both times in 4-1 votes. In the past, Gov. Chris Sununu, who […]

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Providers describe impact if Executive Council rejects family planning contracts

CONCORD- On Wednesday, December 22, contracts for family planning providers will be reviewed at the New Hampshire Executive Council meeting (#41C), including for three reproductive health providers whose contracts were rejected in September – Planned Parenthood of Northern New England; Health Center for Equality; and Lovering Health Center. This vote comes quickly on the heels […]

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Family Health Centers Offer Mobile Testing | Local

Family Health Centers, Inc. is offering free COVID-19 mobile testing. Testing sites will be in various communities in Orangeburg, Bamberg and Dorchester counties from Monday, November 29 through Friday, December 3. The sites will be open from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., with a lunch break from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. No appointment is […]

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Kenya: Lamu still has low use of family planning, official

Four years after the Lamu County government launched a 136 million shillings family planning project, the use of contraceptive services is still low. The Family Planning Costed Implementation Plan (PF CIP) was launched in 2018. The program, which was to last three years, aimed to accelerate the uptake of modern contraceptives among women from 43% […]

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Nigeria: Putting Family Planning First – Lessons from Zimbabwe for Lagos State

Like many countries in sub-Saharan Africa, Nigeria continues to face challenges in meeting the health needs of its population, particularly in sexual and reproductive health. Despite cuts in funding from international development partners for family planning (FP) services and the revision of Nigeria’s Family Planning Master Plan (Scaling-up Plan): 2014-2018 to the Family Planning Nigeria […]

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Greater Lawrence Family Health Center comedy show In Pink raises $50,000 for women’s health

After more than a year of work during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Greater Lawrence Family Health Center took time out with friends and well-wishers to laugh and relax during the 11th annual In Pink Comedy Show last Thursday, in line. In Pink has raised nearly $50,000 for women’s health programs. Headlining comedian Judy Carter was […]

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Venice Family Clinic completes merger with South Bay Family Health Care, expanding reach of services to those in need from the Santa Monica Mountains to South Bay

LOS ANGELES, November 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Venice Family Clinic and South Bay Family Health Care, who have together provided more than a century of health care to residents of LA County in need, announced today that they have completed their merger and that they were moving forward as one organization. Operating as the Venice […]

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HHS Rule Change for Title X Family Planning Puts Patients First, Lifts Harmful Restrictions – Sedona.Biz

Phoenix A-Z (October 18, 2021) – The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released its final rule for the Title X program, rolling back Trump-era restrictions and putting patients first, marking a critical step toward restoring access to Title X-funded care for thousands of people across Arizona. “We are deeply grateful that the […]

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Malawi: USAID estimates that 20% of women in Malawi do not have access to family planning methods

One in five women continue to report unmet family planning needs associated with insufficient access to maternal health services, a situation that contributes to early pregnancy and high fertility rates. United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Deputy Mission Director Melissa Francis said these factors are in turn the contributing factors to the high number […]

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Kathy Castor: $1.7 million in federal funds directed to Tampa Family Health Center

This week, the United States Rep. Kathy BeaverD-Fla., announced that the Tampa Family Health Centers (TFHC) will receive $1.7 million in federal funds as part of the $1.9 trillion federal stimulus package signed in March. “This initiative provides funding to health centers to COVID-19[female[feminine-related capital requirements, construction of new facilities, renovation and expansion of existing […]

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$24 Million Federal Grant to NYU Langone Family Health Centers Strengthens Community Health Care for Underserved New Yorkers

The 2-year grant is part of a $350 billion relief program allocated to state and local governments to help individuals and businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Family Health Center grant is the second largest in New York State, where 63 qualified federal health centers received funding to strengthen community health care. “Strengthening healthcare infrastructure […]

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$24 Million Grant to NYU Langone Family Health Centers Strengthens Community Health Care for New Yorkers

JNYU Langone Family Health Centers in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, have received a $24 million federal grant through the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 to advance COVID-19 vaccination and education and expand access to high-quality, comprehensive care in some of New York City’s most disadvantaged neighborhoods. The 2-year grant is part of a $350 billion […]

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Get your COVID-19 vaccine at Orangeburg Family Health Centers this week

August 16, 2021 12:11 p.m. EDT COLUMBIA, SC (WOOLO) – If you still need a COVID-19 vaccine, you can get the Moderna vaccine from Family Health Centers, Inc. in Orangeburg this week. Today you can get vaccinated either at the Seniors Recreation and Leisure Center on Park Street in Neeses or at the New Mount […]

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NYU Langone Family Health Centers Receives $2 Million CDC Grant to Expand Effective HIV Prevention

BROOKLYN, NY, August 4, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Affirming the success of its HIV prevention programs and support strategies, the Family Health Centers at NYU Langone benefited from an additional period of five years, $2 million grant through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) High Impact Comprehensive HIV Prevention Programs for Community Based Organizations. […]

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Abortions continue to rise in Iowa after GOP family planning change

There were 4,058 abortions performed in Iowa in 2020, a trend that has increased over the past three years. In 2018, there were 2,849 abortions, followed by 3,566 abortions in 2019, according to state data. The data comes from the Iowa Department of Public Health and was shared with legislative staff. State Senator Janet Petersen […]

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Arroyo Vista Family Health Center Improves Holistic Case Management for Underserved Population Using LANES HIE

LOS ANGELES, March 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — The Los Angeles Network for Enhanced Services (WAYS) announced today Arroyo Vista Family Health Center leverages its community health data from local hospitals, outpatient sites, and behavioral health centers. Arroyo Vista uses Health Information Exchange (HIE) data alongside the LANES population health activation tool to better track and […]

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Kathy Castor announces distribution of COVID-19 vaccines to Tampa Family Health Centers

Tampa Family Health Centers will be one of 250 health centers nationwide to receive vaccines through the Health Resources and Services Administration’s COVID-19 Immunization Program, U.S. Rep. Catherine Beaver announced Monday. The Department of Health and Human Services chose TFHC as part of a new program launched by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention […]

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Sunset Park Family Health Center at NYU Langone—Second Avenue

At Sunset Park Family Health Center at NYU Langone—Second Avenue, our physicians, nurse practitioners, and nurse midwives provide obstetric, gynecologic, and pediatric care. Family Health Centers at NYU Langone We meet the health needs of the whole family through programs focused on primary and specialty medical care, dentistry and social support services. View All Family […]

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CMS provides new clarity for family planning under Medicaid

Family planning services and supplies have been part of the Medicaid program since its inception half a century ago. And over the past few decades, Medicaid has become the primary source of public funding for family planning in the United States, representing three-quarters of this financing at the last count. This should come as no […]

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Title X: The Keystone of Publicly Funded Family Planning in the United States

The Title X national family planning program was created 45 years ago with broad bipartisan support. Today, Congress has Title X — still the only federal grant program dedicated entirely to family planning and related preventive health care — in the crosshairs for deep funding cuts or even elimination. The United States House of Representatives […]