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Federal Funding Awarded to Expand Access to Sexual + Reproductive Health Services Across Hawaiʻi

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced that it has allocated $2.1 million in federal Title X funding to expand access to time-sensitive, essential family planning services across the state of Hawaiʻi. The federal funding released today is in addition to the $1.5 million awarded earlier this year to begin to address the dire need for family planning services statewide. Read more in our press release >>>

Millions sought from CA, SF for sexual health services

Bay Area Reporter: "STI rates have reached historic highs and continue to climb in California and across the country. The COVID-19 pandemic has only reminded us that we must be vigilant and responsive when it comes to public health," stated Amy Moy, chief external affairs officer of Essential Access Health. "Although the state has recently increased investments in STI prevention activities, additional resources are needed to ensure access to STI services for youth, and low-income, uninsured, LGBTQ+ Californians who face disproportionately high rates as a result of structural and systemic inequities." Read more on Bay Area Reporter >>>

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