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The Barriers to Healthcare in Our Communities—And What We’re Doing About Them

Let’s talk about barriers to healthcare access, or what keeps our neighbors from being able to get the medical care they need.  Even though the Affordable Care Act made major strides in addressing our nation’s broken healthcare system, it still left people with low incomes, people of color, LGBTQ+ and undocumented individuals with...

Jan. 23, 2023

Cervical Health Awareness Month

January is Cervical Health Awareness Month—a time to talk about the risk of cervical cancer, how it is caused, and how it can be prevented. Annually 4,000 people die, and more than 13,000 people are diagnosed with cervical cancerDue to inequities and discrimination in the health care system...

Jan. 13, 2023

Dr. Jacobson Named a Physician of Excellence

Planned Parenthood of Orange and San Bernardino Counties is proud to announce that Dr. Jacobson, PPOSBC’s Medical Director and Senior VP of Clinical Services, has been selected as one of Orange Coast Magazine’s Physicians of Excellence. Judged by...

Jan. 4, 2023


Fill Your Cart With Care This Holiday Season

Fill your cart with care this Giving Tuesday, a national tradition of generosity during the holiday season. Consider donating to your local Planned Parenthood – your gift helps ensure everyone receives high-quality care, regardless of their ability to pay... 

Nov. 22, 2022


 4 Ways to Advocate for Transgender Awareness Week 

Each year during the second week of November, people and organizations around the country recognize Transgender Awareness Week to bring attention to the transgender community through education, sharing stories and experiences, and advancing advocacy around issues of prejudice, discrimination, and...

Nov. 17, 2022

Cervical Cancer Among Latinx Communities 

Cervical cancer is highly preventable. That is why it’s so alarming that Latins with a cervix are twice as likely to be diagnosed with cervical cancer than other individuals with a cervix...

Sept. 20, 2022

Honoring Women’s Equality Day with Action

August 26 is Women’s Equality Day – a date which celebrates and commemorates the day the 19th amendment was passed in 1920, allowing some women the right to vote in the United States. The passing of this amendment was a culmination of decades of work by the suffragette movement. While this was a momentous moment for women’s rights...

Aug. 16, 2022

Thousands Gather in Protest of Supreme Court Decision on Abortion Access

On Friday June 24th the United States Supreme Court issued its final decision in the Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization case, ending our constitutional right to abortion. Within hours of the announcement, supporters...

July 1, 2022

HIV Testing is Self-Care

National HIV Testing day is observed every year on June 27th. This day is an opportunity to encourage and emphasize the importance of HIV testing, which is essential to reducing HIV infections, improving health outcomes for people with HIV, and...

June 29, 2022

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