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Press Releases

Planned Parenthood of Greater New York Announces Re-Opening of its Massapequa Health Center

On Tuesday, May 2nd Planned Parenthood of Greater New York opened its door to the newly renovated and thoroughly modernized, Massapequa health center.

May 3, 2023 • New York

Planned Parenthood of Greater New York Responds to SCOTUS Decision on Medication Abortion Case

This evening, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) said that the abortion pill mifepristone would remain widely available for now, delaying the potential for a swift end to widespread availability of this medication that is used in more than half of abortions in the country.  

April 22, 2023 • New York


In the middle of the night, two Trump-nominated judges of a Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals panel largely denied the Biden administration’s request to issue a stay of the district court ruling in Alliance for Hippocratic Medicine et al v. U.S. Food and Drug Administration et al, meaning that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) approval of mifepristone is still in grave jeopardy. However, the courts’ orders have not yet taken effect, leaving abortion access intact for now.

April 13, 2023 • New York

Planned Parenthood of Greater New York Responds to District Court Decision in Texas Medication Abortion Case

Approval of Mifepristone is Still Protected as of Now—and PPGNY Will Continue to Provide Medication Abortion, No Matter What 

April 8, 2023 • New York

Planned Parenthood of Greater New York Upgrades Patient Experience with New Patient Portal and Electronic Medical Records, Powered by Epic

PPGNY’s implementation of Epic is a milestone in aligning patient care across all 23 health centers and reflects a drastic investment in improving health outcomes in underserved communities. 

Feb. 2, 2023 • New York

Planned Parenthood of Greater New York Celebrates the Second Legislative Passage of the Equal Rights Amendment

Planned Parenthood of Greater New York applauds the New York State Legislature for passing the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) in its second consecutive session. The ERA would upgrade the state’s constitution to explicitly prohibit discrimination by the government based on a person’s ethnicity, national origin, age, disability, and sex — including their sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy and pregnancy outcomes.

Jan. 25, 2023 • New York

The Daphne Hazel Achievement Project Brings Fully Integrated HIV Health Care and Preventive Services to Planned Parenthood’s Bronx Health Center

Named in memory of Project Street Beat’s former Vice President, the Daphne Hazel Achievement Project takes a holistic, patient-centered approach that addresses a person's physical, emotional, social, and economic well-being.

Dec. 1, 2022 • New York

Planned Parenthood of Greater New York Responds to DOJ announcement of Federal Charges Against an Anti-Abortion Extremist

Today the Department of Justice (DOJ) announced federal criminal charges against Christopher Moscinski, also known as Father Fedilis, for violating the Freedom of Access to Clinic Entrances Act (the “FACE Act”) in connection with blocking access to Planned Parenthood of Greater New York’s Hempstead health center.

Sept. 29, 2022 • New York

Planned Parenthood of Greater New York Welcomes Dipal Shah as Chief External Affairs Officer and Executive Director of PPGNY Action Fund

Dipal Shah brings to PPGNY & PPGNY Action Fund 20 years of experience as a civil and human rights advocate, nonprofit leader, and attorney during a critical time in the fight for reproductive freedom. 

Sept. 21, 2022 • New York