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PLANNED PARENTHOOD OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND HOSTS VIEWING OF CAN’T-MISS ALL ACCESS CONCERT

On Saturday, September 10, 2016, Planned Parenthood of Southern New England (PPSNE) will take part in a nationwide event calling for abortion access for all people
Sept. 13, 2016 • Connecticut

PLANNED PARENTHOOD OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND RECOGNIZES NATIONAL IMMUNIZATION AWARENESS MONTH

August is National Immunization Awareness Month and Planned Parenthood of Southern New England (PPSNE) encourages parents to vaccinate their children against HPV to protect against HPV-related cancers.
Sept. 13, 2016 • Connecticut

PLANNED PARENTHOOD OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND CELEBRATES SCOTUS RULING STRIKING DOWN TEXAS ABORTION RESTRICTIONS

Supreme Court of the United States made a landmark ruling to protect access to safe, legal abortion by blocking two unconstitutional Texas restrictions. These restrictions threatened to close all but nine health centers in the entire state that could provide abortion for the 5.4 million Texas women of reproductive age – down from approximately 40 health centers before passage of this dangerous law.
Sept. 13, 2016 • Connecticut

PLANNED PARENTHOOD OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND NOW OFFERING NEW HEALTH CARE SERVICES IN HARTFORD, CT

Planned Parenthood of Southern New England (PPSNE) recently welcomed Amina Wirjosemito, Physician Assistant, and Monika Mruk, Nurse Practitioner, to its Hartford health center in order to better meet the needs of the community. The center, located at 1229 Albany Avenue in Hartford, CT, sees more than 4,800 patients annually and is now offering new primary care services to the greater-Hartford community.
Sept. 13, 2016 • Connecticut

PLANNED PARENTHOOD OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND CELEBRATES PRIDE MONTH BY REAFFIRMING COMMITMENT TO LGBTQ RIGHTS AND HEALTH

June is Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT) Pride Month and Planned Parenthood of Southern New England (PPSNE) is proud to reaffirm its commitment to the rights and health of LGBTQ people. Planned Parenthood provides high-quality health care and nonjudgmental sexual health for all people and its doors are open to everyone.
Sept. 13, 2016 • Connecticut

PLANNED PARENTHOOD OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND ENCOURAGES MEN TO TAKE CONTROL OF THEIR HEALTH

Throughout Men’s Health Week – June 13-19, 2016 – Planned Parenthood of Southern New England (PPSNE) is encouraging men to take charge of their sexual health by scheduling a checkup and to get tested for sexually transmitted infections, including HIV, if they are sexually active. A person’s health can be easy to take for granted, but preventive care is an important part of staying safe, healthy and happy.
Sept. 13, 2016 • Connecticut

PLANNED PARENTHOOD OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND TO OFFER FREE RAPID HIV TESTS ON JUNE 27

June 27, 2016 is National HIV Testing Day and Planned Parenthood of Southern New England (PPSNE) will offer free rapid HIV testing services at select health centers in Connecticut. Rapid HIV tests are quick and simple and can provide results in as fast as 20 minutes.
Sept. 13, 2016 • Connecticut

PLANNED PARENTHOOD OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND PROUDLY STANDS WITH THE CONNECTICUT IMMIGRATION RIGHTS ALLIANCE

On Monday, June 27, 2016, Planned Parenthood of Southern New England (PPSNE) proudly stood side-by-side in solidarity with the Connecticut Immigration Rights Alliance (CIRA) and more than 150 others who were outraged over the U.S. Supreme Court decision that invalidated a plan to protect immigrants.
Sept. 13, 2016 • Connecticut

PLANNED PARENTHOOD OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND RECOGNIZES NATIONAL OVARIAN AND GYNECOLOGIC CANCER AWARENESS MONTH

September is both National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month and Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month and Planned Parenthood of Southern New England (PPSNE) encourages women of all ages to schedule a preventive health screening.
Sept. 13, 2016 • Connecticut