Philadelphia, PA – On July 13, Rep. Mike Gallagher (R-WI) and co-sponsor Danny K. Davis (D-IL) introduced House Resolution 443 (H.Res. 443), a bi-partisan effort in the House of Representatives “recognizing the importance and effectiveness of trauma-informed care.”
December 12, 2016, Philadelphia, PA – Since the 2017 open enrollment period began on November 1 for Affordable Care Act coverage in the Health Insurance Marketplace, staff members from the Health Federation of Philadelphia (HFP) have helped over 585 people enroll with health insurance services, through the Marketplace or Medicaid.
Fourteen communities from across the country now have an opportunity to expand their innovative work in addressing childhood adversity through a new project launched by The Health Federation of Philadelphia, with support from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and The California Endowment.
A recent CDC report showed that Philadelphia had the highest rate of vaccination among teen girls for the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) out of 62 metropolitan areas surveyed, with 80.3% of girls ages 13-17 having received at least one vaccination and 59.3% having received all three recommended shots.
The Health Federation’s Navigator team have been busy since the Affordable Care Act’s second open enrollment period began on November 15. Staff placed at City Health Centers, Community College of Philadelphia, and library branches, as well as in our Center City offices have (as of 12/31):
Philadelphia, PA -- The Health Federation of Philadelphia is pleased to announce a $4.8 million grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. This grant will enable the Federation to identify and invest in promising community-level collaborative efforts that are focused on reducing the prevalence and impact of early childhood adversity and promoting family and community resilience.