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San Diego Pride to host another community vaccination clinic

San Diego Pride to host another community vaccination clinic

San Diego Pride and TransFamily Support Services, with Champions for Health in partnership with San Diego County are proud to announce that they will host a final 2021 Vaccination Clinic on Saturday, Dec. 4, 2021 from 2-6 pm at the Pride Office, located at 3620 30th Street in North Park.

San Diego could see severe flu season

San Diego could see severe flu season

The number of influenza cases being reported this season continues to outpace the average identified at the same time the past five years, the County Health and Human Services Agency announced today.

Children ages 5-11 now eligible for COVID-19 vaccine

Children ages 5-11 now eligible for COVID-19 vaccine

COVID-19 vaccinations are now available to San Diego children ages 5 and older.

The California Department of Public Health has approved Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine for use in 5- to 11-year-olds, and health care providers in the region are now vaccinating children in this age group.

Should you mix and match COVID-19 boosters?

Should you mix and match COVID-19 boosters?

When the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authorized a third dose of the Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines for certain people with compromised immune systems in mid-August and booster shots for some adults who received the Pfizer vaccine in September, it seemed inevitable that other fully vaccinated a

COVID-19 vaccine boosters available for San Diegans

COVID-19 vaccine boosters available for San Diegans

COVID-19 vaccination boosters are now recommended and available for everyone who qualifies.

Last week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention approved booster shots for all three COVID-19 vaccines currently available. However, the time frame for when people should get a booster depends on which vaccine you received.

San Diego Pride to host COVID-19 and flu vaccine clinic

San Diego Pride to host COVID-19 and flu vaccine clinic

San Diego Pride and TransFamily Support Services, with Champions of Health in partnership with the County of San Diego County, have teamed up to host a vaccination clinic to administer COVID-19 first shots, second shots, and booster shots of Moderna and Pfizer to those who are eligible. Flu vaccines will also be available.

How doctors' assumptions about LGBTQ patients can be harmful to their health

How doctors' assumptions about LGBTQ patients can be harmful to their health

“Are you sexually active?” a doctor asks. "Yes," a female patient responds.

“Do you take birth control?” they ask. “No,” she answers.

“Do you use condoms?” “No...”

"Are you trying to have a baby?" "No."

“So then how are you preventing pregnancy?” “...I’m gay.”

Expanded services COVID-19 treatment site announced

Expanded services COVID-19 treatment site announced

The region’s latest center providing monoclonal antibody treatment for COVID-19 is coming to Clairemont and will also offer testing for the virus at the same site.