News Room: Press Releases

Friday, 08 June 2018

Philadelphia, PA –Monica Medina McCurdy, PA-C, Project HOME’s Vice President, Healthcare Services, has been appointed to the Health Federation of Philadelphia (HFP) Board of Directors. 

Monday, 23 April 2018

Philadelphia, PA – Mary Kargbo, CEO of Berks Community Health Center, has been elected Board Chairperson of the Health Federation of Philadelphia (HFP).  Her first three-year term as HFP Chair began in 2018.  She will be up for reelection in 2021.

Tuesday, 05 December 2017

Philadelphia, PA – The Hepatitis C Allies of Philadelphia (HepCAP), a program of the Health Federation of Philadelphia (HFP), recently received an $2.2 million research grant from Gilead Sciences, Inc.

Monday, 27 November 2017

Monica Sullivan (MEd.), a program manager and senior training specialist for HFP, recently became certified to use the Community Resilience Model in training sessions across the region. The Community Resilience Model (CRM®) is a skills-based training focused on trauma and resilience.

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Tuesday, 05 September 2017

Special issue of Academic Pediatrics provides comprehensive research and policy agenda for addressing epidemic of adverse childhood experiences and promoting well-being

Tuesday, 18 July 2017

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.”

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Monday, 12 December 2016

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.

Friday, 30 October 2015

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.

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Sunday, 19 April 2015

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.

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Tuesday, 06 January 2015

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):

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