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As We Celebrate Transgender Awareness Week, Let’s Also Talk About Access to Mental Health Services

For a week each year from November 13th to November 19th, people across the country celebrate Transgender Awareness Week—a time to increase visibility for transgender people, and...

Nov. 16, 2021

6 Things You Should Know About Birth Control

98% of sexually active women in the United States have used birth control at some point in time, and 62% of those of reproductive age are currently using birth control. Individuals can choose from...

Nov. 9, 2021

#GetVaxxed at PPOSBC!

PPOSBC is proud to be among the first healthcare organizations in the region to integrate COVID-19 vaccines into routine doctor visits.  It was imperative that PPOSBC make this service as expedient as possible for our patients since...

June 28, 2021

Proudly Offering COVID-19 Vaccines to the Community

At PPOSBC, we understand that the only way to end this deadly pandemic is with COVID-19 vaccines, and we are proud to be able to offer the Moderna vaccine to eligible members of our community.

The road to offering the vaccine has not been easy. Beginning in early January...

April 29, 2021

Expanding Health Care Access Through Telehealth

On March 24, 2021, PPOSBC Associate Medical Director, Dr. Shannon Connolly, spoke to legislators and their staffers in support of AB-32, a bill uplifted by Assemblymember Cecilia Aguiar-Curry. This bill ensures the preservation of California’s expanded telehealth authorizations, which were initially implemented due to COVID-19. Currently, the bill allows for increased access to remote Medi-Cal care through video and telephone visits.

April 29, 2021

April Is Get Yourself Tested (GYT) Month!

The Get Yourself Tested (GYT) campaign helps young people understand that getting tested and treated for sexually transmitted infections (STIs) is quick and easy! GYT also educates about the many ways one can protect themselves against STIs, such as talking openly with partners and healthcare providers about sexual partners and types of sex they have had, using condoms correctly, and reducing...

April 28, 2021

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