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27 August

Mental Health Mondays: Hurricane Harvey One Year Later

Category: Family Medicine, Mental Health Mondays, Public Health

By Carolina Boyd Hurricane Harvey was deeply traumatizing for those who lived through the monster storm.  The National Hurricane Center estimates Harvey caused $125 billion in damages, but the human cost is still being calculated. A year later, many have moved on and rebuilt both their homes and lives while others are still struggling with…

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16 August

Eat well for good health, even on a tight budget

Category: Adult Primary Care, Diabetes, Public Health

Regardless of your background, eating healthy is one major way to curb your risk of cardiovascular issues.

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15 August

October 12 – 19 is National Health Center Week

Category: Public Affairs, Public Health

The upcoming legislative session is a doozy—and we’re prepared to help our communities through it, no matter the outcome. With Texas going up against the Affordable Care Act (also known as Obamacare), it is our most vulnerable communities who stand to be affected the most. It is for that reason that we are committed to treat every person who walks through our doors with open arms and absolutely zero judgment, regardless of ability to pay. We always have, and always will.

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03 July

Big News: CDC Head Evolves on Condoms and Needle Exchange Policy

Category: Advocacy, HIV/STD Screening & Treatment, Public Affairs, Public Health

By James Lee, Government Relations Manager Earlier this week, Dr. Robert Redfield, the head of the Centers for Disease Control, came out in favor of condoms and needle exchange policy as a means to combat HIV and other sexually transmitted infections. Redfield previously held a longstanding view of abstinence as a means of prevention. “I…

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28 June

Legacy Community Health and BakerRipley Help Kids with Summer Reading

Category: Pediatrics, Public Health

30,000 students from across country attending public service events in Houston

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27 June

It’s National HIV Testing Day. Get Tested. It’s Free.

Category: HIV/STD Screening & Treatment, Public Affairs, Public Health

By James Lee, Government Relations Manager Today health care providers and HIV advocacy groups from across the country highlight the importance of HIV testing and prevention nationwide. On average, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates there are nearly 40,000 new HIV transmissions every year, with the highest rates found in the South. In…

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National LGBT Health Awareness Week Out Front for LGBT Health
26 March

Legacy Champions 2018’s LGBT Health Awareness Week

Category: Adult Primary Care, Behavioral Health Services, Gender Health, LGBT, Public Health

Almost 40 years ago our roots began as a clinic for gay men during the AIDS crisis.  Then, as now, one of our guiding principles is diversity and inclusion.

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27 February

For Black History Month, Legacy Salutes Dr. Ann Barnes

Category: Public Affairs, Public Health

This Black History Month, Legacy Community Health salutes Chief Medical Officer Dr. Ann Barnes.  

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World AIDS Day
01 December

Legacy honors those lost to HIV/AIDS as Houston continues fighting the epidemic

Category: Adult Primary Care, HIV/STD Screening & Treatment, LGBT, Public Affairs, Public Health

The event will honor the clinic’s roots in Houston’s AIDS crisis of the 1980s and outline next steps the city must take to end the HIV epidemic.

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17 November

HIV Advocacy Week and World AIDS Day

Category: Adult Primary Care, Advocacy, LGBT, Public Health

For the first time, on the week of Nov. 27, END HIV Houston (END) will be leading a local advocacy week to bring more urgency to ending the HIV epidemic in Houston.

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