Whitman-Walker Blog

Community Connection Series

March 24, 2017

Introducing our new Community Connection Series! About the Community Connections Series Throughout 2017, Whitman-Walker Health is holding a series of conversations with several different constituency groups to learn more about how we can connect with you as a member of our Whitman-Walker family – beyond providing high-quality, affirming care.  We want to know what types of events…

Summit on Black Lives: Black America’s Response to the HIV/AIDS Epidemic

February 8, 2017

By Guillaume Bagal. Public Policy Associate I recently attended the Summit on Black Lives, a two-day gathering in DC of Black HIV/AIDS public policy experts. It was hosted by the National Black Justice Coalition (NBJC), in collaboration with the National Black Gay Men’s Advocacy Coalition, SisterLove, National Black Women’s HIV/AIDS Network, and the Global Network…

Immigration Help: You Have Rights!

December 1, 2016

Dear Whitman-Walker Family and Community, Like you, we were stunned by last month’s election results, and understandably, we are receiving many calls from clients worried about the immigration consequences under President-elect Donald Trump. While we all await more information about what to expect from the new administration as of January 2017, please remember that right…

Medicare Part D, It’s Time to Enroll

November 29, 2016

By Allison Dowling, Staff Attorney Despite a charged political climate and speculation about health insurance, it is time to enroll! November marks the official beginning of open enrollment for many health insurance plans – including Medicare Part D and the Affordable Care Act, also known as the ACA. This post focuses on Medicare Part D…

3 Ways Rover Can Help You Through Addiction Recovery

November 28, 2016

By Jennifer McGregor, Co-Creator of the Public Health Library For many people, addiction comes hand in hand with a mental illness. Self-medication is an all-too-common tactic for coping with the symptoms of the illness when one isn’t receiving proper treatment. Unfortunately, this behavior often leads to worsened symptoms as well as addiction. While addiction recovery…

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