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Planned Parenthood Keystone Responds to Supreme Court Reinstating Medically Unnecessary Barriers to Abortion During COVID-19

Yesterday the U.S. Supreme Court granted the Trump administration’s request to reinstate a medically unnecessary barrier to medication abortion during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Jan. 13, 2021 • Pennsylvania

Planned Parenthood Keystone Opens New Reading, PA Health Center

Planned Parenthood Keystone (PPKeystone) officially opened its new Susie and John Stanley Health Center at Reading at a ribbon cutting ceremony on November 19, 2020.

"... the Susie and John Stanley Health Center at Reading is poised to improve the region’s overall health and wellness during these challenging times.” said PPKeystone CEO & President, Melissa Reed.

Nov. 20, 2020

Statement from President & CEO, Melissa Reed, on the Election Results

“One thing is for certain: Planned Parenthood Keystone is right here with you. We remain committed to doing whatever we can to take care of our patients. We are not going anywhere."

Nov. 4, 2020 • Pennsylvania


Planned Parenthood Keystone Receives Grant from WOMEN’S WAY of Greater Philadelphia

We are thrilled to partner with WOMEN’S WAY. Their commitment to advancing and protecting reproductive freedom and health care access make them ideal partners as we seek to reassure our patients that abortion care is still safe, legal, and accessible in Pennsylvania.

Oct. 26, 2020

Statement from Melissa Reed on the passing of Ruth Bader Ginsburg

All of us at Planned Parenthood Keystone are committed to the very values and principles upheld by Justice Ginsburg. We know the fight ahead will be tough – probably the toughest fight we have ever faced.

Sept. 19, 2020

Planned Parenthood Keystone Joins National Chat/Text Program

“Giving young people access to expert educators — during this public health crisis and beyond — helps to ensure that they are equipped with the information they need to protect their health and choose their futures from a safe and trusted resource,” stated Melissa Reed, CEO & President of Planned Parenthood Keystone. 

Sept. 15, 2020

Planned Parenthood Keystone Launches New PrEP and PEP HIV Services

About 1.1 million people are living with HIV and more than 41,000 new infections happen every year.  PPKeystone’s new service will be help lower the chances of getting HIV.

Aug. 24, 2020 • Pennsylvania

Statement on Trump v. PA Outcome

Everyone has a right to be safe and healthy. Birth control is critical, time-sensitive medication that treats serious conditions and allows people to plan if and when they get pregnant. It is unconscionable to limit health care when the nation is facing a public health crisis and extreme social unrest.

July 8, 2020

Planned Parenthood Keystone Launches New At-Home STI Testing Service during Pride Month

With sexually transmitted infections already at all-time highs prior to the pandemic, and local public health resources dedicated to education and prevention of sexually-transmitted infections redirected to combat COVID-19, additional resources are required. At-home testing for sexually transmitted infections is a new tool, arriving at a critical time.

June 18, 2020