Boston City Council held a hearing September 27 on the needs of the city’s LGBTQ youth of color.

Boston City Council Hears Testimony About Needs of LGBTQ Youth of Color

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In response to a report by The Fenway Institute released late last year finding that more than 15 percent of Boston’s LGBTQ youth of color had traded sex for money, food, shelter, or other resources, the Boston City Council’s Committee On Healthy Women, Families & Communities held a hearing September 27 on the needs of the city’s LGBTQ youth of color. Called by District 8 Councilor Josh Zakim, the hearing drew approximately 35 attendees and featured testimony from youth, adults who work with youth, social scientists, academic experts, and officials from Boston Public Schools and the Boston Public Health Commission. 
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Henia Handler, Fenway Health's Director of Government Relations, was the recipient of this year's Michael A. Tye Leadership Award.

Fenway’s Henia Handler Receives Michael A. Tye Leadership Award

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On Thursday, September 22, the Fenway Health community came together for Donor Appreciation Night, an evening to recognize and celebrate our generous Leadership Circle and Legacy Society members, and to present the 13th Annual Michael A. Tye Leadership Award. We’re thrilled to announce that Henia Handler, MSW, Fenway Health’s Director of Government Relations, was the recipient of this year’s Award. As Director of Government Relations, Henia oversees policy development and advocacy on issues of importance to community health centers, the procurement of new public funds, and all grant/contract performance and reporting. Employed at Fenway Health for 26 years, Henia oversees 
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Fenway is now accepting patients of all ages at both 142 Berkeley St. and 1340 Boylston St. locations.

Fenway: South End Launches Family Medicine – Now Seeing Patients of All Ages!

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Fenway Health is proud to announce the arrival of Family Medicine at its Fenway: South End location to welcome patients of all ages to the site, including children, as it expands upon existing Family services offered at main 1340 Boylston location. Following summer renovations, the Fenway: South End construction is now wrapping up in its final stages, with many of the new exam rooms and clinical spaces already being utilized to accommodate the new program.  Additionally, our staff continues to grow, with recent additions of several new providers dedicated solely to the new Family program. New amenities and expanded space 
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Flu shots are now available at all Fenway Health locations.

Flu Shots Now Available At Fenway Health – Get Yours Today

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Updated on September 22, 2016 Information Regarding Seasonal Influenza Vaccinations at Fenway Health Flu shots are now available. Even though flu season does not start until later in the year, you or your child can get a flu shot now and avoid the winter rush for vaccinations. Influenza vaccination program at Fenway Health If you or your child are not a 1340 Boylston Street, Fenway: South End, or Sidney Borum, Jr. Health Center patient and you would like to become one, please call 617.927.6000 to register and set up an appointment with a new medical provider or nurse for your 
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Fenway Health Announces New Problem Gambling Services

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Fenway Health is proud to announce the launch of its new Problem Gambling Services to assist individuals seeking help with their gambling behaviors, as well as family members and loved ones of those struggling with these behaviors. The new services, which are federally funded as part of a larger initiative of the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH), expand Fenway’s Addiction Recovery and Wellness Program to provide increased support to those experiencing emotional, family, legal or financial problems as a result of gambling. Currently across the state of Mass., an estimated 67,500 to 109,100 adults can be classified as problem 
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