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Events, news, sexual health tips and more. 

PPMM, an Abortion “Safe Haven”

California’s leadership and status as a reproductive-freedom state has never been more important.

Oct. 15, 2021

COVID CARE STORIES from our staff 

PPMM staff are dedicated to navigating the health care system for overwhelmed patients who have just received a life-changing diagnosis, whether it’s an ectopic pregnancy or invasive cancer. 

Aug. 26, 2021

Celebrating a Victory for Telehealth Care

On July 27, Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a historic state budget agreement extending telehealth to Medi-Cal patients and expanding access to health care for millions of Californians.

Aug. 4, 2021

COVID CARE STORIES from our staff

Dr. Danielle H. often uses “motivational interviewing” via telehealth to help busy patients in the Central Valley meet their health goals.

July 23, 2021

Gender Affirming Care now available at all 35 health centers

A Q&A with Dr. Cassy Friedrich, our Gender Affirming Care Program Director

June 25, 2021

Our West Oakland Health Center is Closing on June 30

The search is on for a new, larger site to accommodate our growing number of patients in the community, many of whom have incomes below the federal poverty level.

June 18, 2021

COVID CARE STORIES from our staff

Our Bakersfield health center is located in an abortion-care desert, and many other preventive health care services are also very difficult to access if you have a low income, inflexible work hours, or no insurance. Especially during the pandemic.

June 15, 2021

COVID CARE STORIES from our staff

Providing crucial mental health care: "My schedule is full because there is so much hurting out there."

May 26, 2021

Yes on AB 32 - Op/Ed in the San Jose Mercury News

COVID proves value of permanently funding telehealth services. "All telehealth services must be equally funded as a matter of justice. We urge health care policy makers to listen to patients and health care providers– and do no harm."

April 29, 2021