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We Need to Take this COVID-19 Surge Seriously

As we approach the holiday season, it would be nice if we could all relax and look forward to spending this time with our friends and families without the burden of worry that we all experienced last...

 

Neighborhood Service Organization (NSO) partners to bring awareness to Colorectal Cancer

Colorectal Cancer is the second leading cause of cancer related deaths among Americans, with Black Americans having a 40% higher death rate compared to White Americans. However, if caught and treated...

 

Surviving Breast Cancer Through a Pandemic, Early Detection is Key

Did you know that 1 in 8 women in the United States will be diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime! It's estimated that more than 281, 500 new cases of invasive breast cancer and 49,290...

 

Breast and Cervical Cancer Control Program (BCCCP) helps the uninsured

The Tri-County Breast and Cervical Cancer Control Program (BCCCP) is a community-based partnership created to help provide uninsured or under-insured individuals who face high out of pocket costs due...

 

WAYNE COUNTY TO OFFER VACCINE BOOSTERS

Wayne County. - On Monday, August the Wayne County Health Department will begin administering Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccine booster shots to immunocompromised residents. Boosters are available...

 

Western Wayne Family Health Center opens new Dearborn location Announce 2021 Health Champions

Western Wayne Family Health Centers (WWFHC) held a delayed-by-pandemic grand opening of their Dearborn health center location this week. Among those in attendance were Congresswomen Debbie Dingell and...

 

Delta Variant Now Makes up 83 Percent of all U.S. COVID Cases

The delta variant of the coronavirus now accounts for roughly 83 percent of all U.S. COVID-19 cases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky announced on Tuesday,...

 

Western Wayne Family Health Centers launches mobile clinic

Western Wayne Family Health Centers has expanded the opportunities for all to access primary care services with the launch of its brand-new mobile clinic on May 27th. The inaugural event was done in...

 

COVID vaccine clinic coming to Ideal Group in Southwest Detroit on Thursday, May 13!

DETROIT – Looking to get a COVID shot? On Thursday, May 13, the National Kidney Foundation of Michigan (NKFM), Henry Ford Health System, and the Ideal Group are hosting a COVID vaccination clinic...

 

2021 Diabetes Prevention Program Information Session Dates released

DETROIT – The National Kidney Foundation of Michigan (NKFM) is offering no-cost information sessions on the Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) live online in May 2021. If you have prediabetes or conc...

 

Healthy activities you can do by yourself in Ecorse

Often family, work, education and social obligations are obstacles to setting time aside for exercise. Gradually increasing movement is beneficial for everyone, regardless of age or current physical...

 

President Biden Applauded for Reopening of Obamacare Enrollment

After four years of the previous administration's efforts to destroy the Affordable Care Act (ACA), President Joe Biden has moved swiftly to repair damage done to President Obama's signature...

 

A Mammogram? 'It's Not a Fun Process': Male Breast Cancer Survivor Shares His Journey

Aubrey Glencamp hopes his experience serves as a reminder that no one is exempt from breast cancer. After a rare diagnosis, Aubrey Glencamp began the fight of his life - and won. October is dedicated...

 

State Rep. Jewell Jones Partners with former Detroiter Roneil Jackson to Distribute Pandemic Relief

State Representative Jewell Jones has partnered with former Detroit resident and community leader Roneil Jackson to distribute pandemic relief to local residents. Jackson has donated 10 care packages...

 

September is National Sickle Cell Awareness Month,

It's not every day that a child born into this world grows up with the reality, knowing that they may not live past the age of 40. Imagine being a parent and being told by doctors, that your child's...

 

September is National Sickle Cell Awareness Month, Bringing Attention and Focus to Research and Treatment

September is National Sickle Cell Awareness Month. In 1983, Congress designated the month of September to help bring attention and focus to Sickle Cell research and treatment. The theme for this...

 

COMMUNITY GROUP BROUGHT COVID-19 to TRI-CITIES

When the Coronavirus began ravaging our communities of Detroit 48217, River Rouge and Ecorse there was no conveniently located testing site for our citizens. A newly formed group of community members...

 

Central City Health Clinic Strives For a Healthy Community

DETROIT - In 1971, Detroit Central City Health Centerwas first incorporated to provide health care services to urban Detroit neighborhoods. Now nearly 50 years later, Central City Integrated Health (C...

 

Community groups bring COVID-19 Testing to Romulus

The number of people with the corona virus changes on a daily basis. Luckily the number of cases in the State of Michigan has been holding steady. A group of community organizations came together...

 

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