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Community Minute: Healthcare for individuals facing barriers to accessing care

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Whitman-Walker Health is a local nonprofit healthcare provider serving the Washington, D.C. community since 1978. Whitman-Walker Health provides primary medical and dental care; mental health and addictions counseling and treatment; HIV education, prevention, and testing; legal services; and insurance navigation from its two locations. The organization sponsors free HIV testing throughout the city and also organizes People Advocating for LGBT Seniors (PALS), a network of trained volunteers who provide community support and connect patients to services. Whitman-Walker Health is committed to meeting the health needs of the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community and people living with HIV/AIDS and also provides a variety of free health and medical literature on their website.

For more information, contact:
Whitman-Walker Health
1701 14th St., NW
Washington, DC 20009
202-745-7000

Support for the WAMU 88.5 Community Minute is provided by the Meyer Foundation.

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