On June 2, 2022, the Philadelphia Department of Public Health announced the first case of monkeypox in Philadelphia. Our goal is to provide information about monkeypox without contributing to stigma or fear.
Wishing you and your family a happy and safe Thanksgiving! Our Offices will be closed Thursday & Friday November 24th &25th
In October, the Institute for Community Justice hosted a Resource Fair/Record Cleaning Event at the Church of the Advocate in North Philadelphia. In partnership with Philadelphia Lawyers for Social Equity and the 21st & Norris Street Community Committee, and funded by the Promise Grant, dozens of individuals received criminal record reviews. Twenty-six vendors provided social…
Dr. Kari Hexem has received the LGBTQIA+ Advocacy Award from Penn Dental for efforts to support diversity and inclusion within the school.
On Friday, November 18, 2022, members of FIGHT staff attended the Urban Affairs Coalition 53rd Anniversary Breakfast at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.
Philadelphia FIGHT’s PrEP Team is excited to announce its annual PrEP Week, September 19 – 23. The awareness campaign will include mixers, webinars, and open PrEP walk-in clinic hours at John Bell Health Center and Y-HEP Adolescent and Young Adult Health Center.
The Board of Directors of Philadelphia FIGHT is pleased to announce Angella Wells, MPH, MBA as the Chief Operating Officer.
FIGHT is pleased to announce that Dental Director Dr. Tatyana Straus received the prestigious Fellowship Award during the Academy of General Dentistry’s convocation ceremony
For the second year in a row, Clove has partnered with FIGHT to promote pride and allyship with the LGBTQ+ community. Along with Clove’s financial donations, the “Stride with Pride” campaign featured photoshoots and interviews with Chief Community Justice Officer Assata Thomas, Sarah Smith, certified physician assistant at Jonathan Lax Treatment Center, and Dr. Jeff…
On Tuesday, August 23, 2022, FIGHT’s Chief Medical Officer, Stacey Trooskin, MD, Ph.D., visited Washington, D.C., to discuss a national strategy for hepatitis C elimination.
About five percent of Philadelphia residents have a past or current hepatitis A, B, or C infection. Many people are unaware of their infection. Hepatitis C (or HCV) is the most common blood-borne viral infection in the US. If left untreated it can lead to serious liver problems such as cirrhosis or cancer. There are…