We regret to inform you that Meg Shope Koppel, a dedicated member of the board of Philadelphia FIGHT has died. Meg did much more than just attend our board meetings, although she was a faithful participant who could be counted upon to show up and offer up her assistance at all times. As an expert…
Bishop Ernest McNear serves as the President of Philadelphia FIGHT’s Board of Directors as well as the Pastor of True Gospel Church of God in Christ. He recently published an important article in the Journal of Urban Mission coauthored by Rev. Linn Crowe.
Philadelphia FIGHT Community Health Centers recognized by the Center for Disease Control as the 1st Million Hearts Exemplar
John James, formerly the publisher of AIDS Treatment News, the most respected consumer driven newsletter about HIV treatment for over 30 years, has created a newsletter about COVID treatment.
This change was announced by Health Commissioner Farley on February 23. Philadelphia FIGHT thanks Mark Segal Publisher, and Tim Cwieck, a reporter for the PGN coverage that led to this change. The policy was changed the day this story appeared.
COVID Vaccines are here and are beginning to roll out! At this time only essential healthcare workers have access to vaccines in Philadelphia.
Last night Philadelphia police shot and killed Walter Wallace Jr., an African American man with known mental illness who was holding a knife. This happened despite Mr. Wallace’s mother and neighbors trying to tell the police that he was mentally ill, that they knew him and that he would drop the knife. This was an utterly outrageous abuse of power for which there can be no excuse whatsoever.
The Institute for Community Justice will be partnering with the Mann Up Association and the Philadelphia Police Department’s 22nd District to host a Gun BuyBack and Bucks for Bullets event on Saturday, October 24th. The event will take place at Moore’s Memorial Baptist Church, 1421 W Dauphin St, from 1 to 5pm.
Flu season is upon us! It is important now more than ever to make sure everyone is safe and protected. Philadelphia FIGHT will be giving flu shots to all patients during flu season. If you are interested, please call your provider prior to coming in the office. Jonathan Lax Center: (215) 790 1788 John Bell Health Center: (267)…
Philadelphia FIGHT is providing COVID-19 community based testing. All testing events are free! You do not have to exhibit symptoms to receive a test. Click the button below to find out where FIGHT will be testing next!
FIGHT COVID-19 Community Testing Phone Number: 267-436-3126.
Philadelphia has instituted a rental relief program for people who have lost income because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Writers on How We Got Here.
From the New York Times, June 30, 2020