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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

New Telehealth Services Launch

Planned Parenthood Keystone is proud to announce the launch of a new telehealth program in Pennsylvania which allows patients to access high-quality, affordable health care services by phone and/or through a private and secure video conferencing platform that connects them with Planned Parenthood Keystone’s trusted providers.

April 2, 2020

CEO Speaks Out About Attack on Wilkes-Barre Health Center

We are seeing an alarming rise in violent, hateful rhetoric across our country, and we have learned all too painfully, that threats of violence beget acts of violence.  No one should ever face the threat of violence just for seeking health care.

Aug. 13, 2019 • Pennsylvania

Statement from Melissa Reed, President & CEO of Planned Parenthood Keystone

Planned Parenthood Keystone has made the difficult decision to close two health centers located in Easton and Bristol. This decision resulted from careful analysis of where our patients live and seek medical care as well as an assessment of how best to ensure the longevity and strength of existing health centers...

March 13, 2017 • Pennsylvania