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U.S. Supreme Court Strikes Down Texas Abortion Restrictions

SEATTLE – Today, Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest and the Hawaiian Islands (PPGNHI) applauds the U.S. Supreme Court in its landmark ruling protecting access to safe, legal abortion by blocking two unconstitutional Texas restrictions.

Sept. 9, 2016 • Washington

Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest Transitioning Issaquah Health Center Patients to New Eastside-Bellevue Health Center

Seattle – Today, Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest (PPGNW) announced that as of January 1, 2015 the Issaquah Health Center has merged with the newly opened Eastside-Bellevue Health Center.

Sept. 9, 2016 • Washington

Planned Parenthood Teens in Alaska Take Part in First Annual Teen Lobby Day at the State Capitol

Juneau, AK — Today, young, passionate supporters of women, men and teen’s health and reproductive justice will come together in Juneau to make their voices heard by meeting with their legislators. At the Peer Education Program’s first annual Teen Lobby Day, teens from Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest’s Juneau Teen Council will ask for funding for sexually transmitted infections (STI) prevention, testing, and treatment, and programs so all Alaska residents have the freedom to access the health care they need.

Sept. 9, 2016 • Alaska

Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest and the Hawaiian Islands Statement on New Developments in Colorado

okay, Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest and the Hawaiian Islands (PPGNHI) issued the following statement from Chris Charbonneau, CEO on the new developments following the shooting at the Planned Parenthood health center in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Sept. 9, 2016 • Alaska, Hawaii, Idaho, Washington

Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest and the Hawaiian Islands Statement on Colorado

Today, Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest and the Hawaiian Islands issued the following statement from Chris Charbonneau, CEO on the recent events that took place at the Planned Parenthood health center in Colorado Springs, Colorado:
Sept. 9, 2016 • Tennessee

Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest Merges With Planned Parenthood of Hawaii

(Seattle) – Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest announced today that an agreement has been signed to merge with Planned Parenthood of Hawaii, creating Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest and the Hawaiian Islands (PPGNHI). The merger further strengthens the organization’s ability to provide quality sexual and reproductive health care, education and advocacy throughout Hawaii.

Sept. 9, 2016 • Alaska, Hawaii, Idaho, Washington

Planned Parenthood Now Offering Primary Care Services

SEATTLE – Today, we are pleased to announce that a select number of our health centers in Washington state and Idaho will provide new primary care services. As of September 1, we are providing primary care services at our Seattle, Eastside-Bellevue, Federal Way, Lynnwood and Boise health centers. Primary care will be available for high blood pressure, low thyroid, high cholesterol, type 2 diabetes, asthma and GERD (gastroesophageal reflux).

Sept. 9, 2016 • Idaho, Washington

Planned Parenthood Launches Online Access to Reproductive Health Care in Idaho

Planned Parenthood Launches Online Access to Reproductive Health Care in Idaho

Sept. 9, 2016 • Idaho

Planned Parenthood Files Lawsuit to Protect Access to Safe, Legal Abortion In Idaho

BOISE, Idaho – Today, Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest and the Hawaiian Islands (PPGNHI) announced legal action against the state of Idaho challenging the constitutionality of the Idaho Telehealth Access Act and House Bill 154, which bans the use of telemedicine to deliver medication abortion services and curtails access to safe and legal abortion. Both bills were signed into law by Governor C.L. "Butch" Otter in April.

Sept. 9, 2016 • Idaho

News

Sex ed focused only on abstinence is a mistake

Aug. 9, 2018 • The Seattle Times

The Trump administration is making a mistake by encouraging abstinence-only sex education programs, which haven't been shown to help prevent teen pregnancy or cut rates of sexually transmitted diseases.

Posted by Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest and the Hawaiian Islands