Health Advisory: Opt-Out HIV Testing

February 13, 2017 at 4:15 pm | Local

National Black HIV/ AIDS Awareness Day took place on February 7. In Philadelphia, HIV disproportionately affects communities of color, particularly Black communities. We would like to remind you that routinized opt-out testing and linkage to highly effective HIV treatment and prevention is at the core of reducing HIV in Black communities and empowering Philadelphians to […]


Participate in the Mayor’s Opioid Task Force Community Meetings

January 16, 2017 at 10:34 am | Local

The Mayor has established a task force to address the heroin and opioid epidemic in Philadelphia. There has never been a more crucial time to take action against abuse, dependence, and overdose in our city, and your help is needed. Join the task force as they hold community meetings, not to answer questions but to […]


Pennsylvania Teen Health Week, January 9-13, 2017

January 3, 2017 at 4:20 pm | Local, State

Pennsylvania students, schools, medical professionals and teen health advocates are invited to join members of the PA Department of Health and Lawmakers to celebrate the start of the 2nd Annual Pennsylvania Teen Health Week. The event is free and no tickets are required. Wear something Lime Green! Here is what is going to happen at […]


Problems with Medical License Renewal?

December 19, 2016 at 11:24 am | Local, State

Having problems knowing if your payment for your medical license was accepted? You can check the status of your license online at to ensure that your license renewal is processed. If you’ve already renewed your license and did not receive a confirmation number and payment receipt as opposed to a notification that your application […]


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