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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

By | Community, Fenway Health Newsroom, Fenway News | No Comments
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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Flu shots are now available at all Fenway Health locations.

Flu Shots Now Available At Fenway Health – Get Yours Today

By | Community, Fenway Health Newsroom | No Comments
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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Shirley Royster has spent decades fighting for the lives of people with HIV/AIDS.

Shirley Royster: AIDS Activist and Survivor

By | AIDS Action Committee, HIV/AIDS, LGBT Aging, Living with HIV/AIDS | One Comment
In 1986, Shirley Royster, then 39-years-old, learned that she had been exposed to the virus that caused AIDS. The news wasn’t a complete surprise to her; she had spent a number of years on the streets struggling with drug addiction. When she learned that her former girlfriend, a woman she shared needles with regularly, had died from AIDS, Shirley knew she needed to get tested. In the early days of the disease, the response was the same everywhere Shirley went; the only information she was given was ‘get your affairs in order.’ Royster heeded that advice and made arrangements for 
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A shortage of injectable estrogen threatens the health and wellbeing of transgender women.

Injectable Estrogen Shortage Poses Major Health Concerns

By | Fenway Health Newsroom, Trans, Women's Health | No Comments
The United States is currently experiencing a severe shortage of injectable estrogen – a hormone treatment used by many transgender women and transfeminine people – that shows no signs of ending. National supplies of Delestrogen and its generic counterpart, Estradiol Valerate, dried up 18 months ago and have not since returned to market. Drug manufacturers estimate that the shortage will last at least until October, if not longer. The health fallout for transgender women in the absence of injectable estrogen could be devastating. Fenway Health, in collaboration with our community partners Callen-Lorde and Treatment Action Group, is seeking to bring 
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Take a look at how Fenway Health is committed to quality care and safety.

A Look At Fenway Health’s Commitment to Quality and Safety

By | Fenway Health Newsroom, Health Care, HIV/AIDS, LGBT Health | No Comments
Since our inception, Fenway Health has been dedicated to providing quality, safe, and effective care for LGBT people and everyone in our community. While we may look very different today than the humble, basement clinic founded by college students in the 1970s, our commitment to offering the highest caliber of health care – regardless of the ability to pay –  hasn’t changed a bit. Recently, Fenway Health added a new page to our website that highlights the steps that we take to ensure that our patients receive exceptional care. Please take a moment to review this comprehensive review of Quality 
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