Tag Archives: community

Attack on “Empire” Star Jussie Smollett Resonates With HIV Community

Early last week, Jussie Smollett, the openly gay Black star of the Fox TV show Empire, was physically attacked while leaving a Chicago restaurant. The assailants reportedly put a rope around his neck, shouted slurs and threw a chemical substance at him, the Associated Press reports. No arrests have been made, though surveillance video has… Read More »

HCD Expo Review: Community Hub Brings Together Healthcare And Housing in Canada

Carlington Community Healthcare Centre in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, a community-based health and social services provider, had outgrown its 18,000-square-foot facility, which comprised a former school building and two additions. The center’s main service line was primary care, yet most of its exam rooms were less than 90 square feet. Administrative offices were housed in a… Read More »

NYC Health + Hospitals to invest $82 million in new community health centers as part of system-wide drive towards primary care

NYC Health + Hospital Elmhurst facility. Credit: Google Street View NYC Health + Hospitals has announced plans to build three new community-based healthcare centers that will provide comprehensive, ambulatory care services for more than 50,000 children and adults, underscoring previously professed plans from President Mitchell Katz to shift the system’s focus to primary care and… Read More »