Public Health Solutions Hosts 2022 Health Reimagined Gala

After a two-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Public Health Solutions (PHS) was thrilled to see over 200 supporters in-person at its 2022 Health Reimagined Gala  on the evening of June 29. Over an evening of dinner, cocktails, and conversation, PHS recognized Champion of Public Health, Dr. Olusimbo Ige, and Corporate Champion of Public Health, Bronstein Properties,…

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Statement on Roe v. Wade Ruling

The U.S. Supreme Court released today their official decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, a landmark case which has protected a person’s right to abortion for nearly fifty years. We at Public Health Solutions are deeply outraged by the court’s decision and infuriated by the unrelenting and systematic dismantling of reproductive care in this country….

Sebrena & Stephanie: Healing from Pregnancy Loss

Losing a child or a pregnancy is something no one should ever have to experience. Unfortunately, in New York and across the country, it is a reality for too many. Approximately 10-15% of women will experience a miscarriage in their lifetime and each year about 24,000 babies are stillborn in the United States. That is…

Statement on Draft Ruling of Roe v. Wade

After decades of an aggressive assault on the right to choose by the anti-abortion movement, a leaked draft of a not-yet-final Supreme Court opinion indicates the end of Roe v. Wade is imminent. As staunch defenders of reproductive rights, we are deeply disappointed and disgusted by the Supreme Court majority’s willingness to undo the precedents…

PHS Returns to Critical Title X Program

Public Health Solutions (PHS) is thrilled to receive an award under the U.S. Office of Population Affair (OPA)’s “Funding to Address Dire Need for Title X Family Planning Services” grant that will support PHS’ long-awaited return to the national Title X program. Since 2019, New York has been one of the four states without a…

Statement on Governor Kathy Hochul’s 2022 State of the State Address

Governor Kathy Hochul put public health at the forefront of her State of the State address and in her priorities for 2022. It is clear that the governor and her administration understand that significant investment in public health – from critical investment in public health infrastructure, increased health care affordability to supporting the health care…

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Min: Overcoming Challenges and Finding Support Through the Pandemic

Min*, a 65-year-old elderly woman, lives by herself in the Bronx. Due to her disability, Min is housebound and her mobility is restricted, making necessary tasks like going to the grocery store and doctor’s appointments particularly challenging. Min also lives on a fixed income, struggling to afford nutritious foods to help manage her preexisting conditions,…

PHS Congratulates Incoming New York City Elected Officials

Public Health Solutions (PHS) extends a warm congratulations to the newly elected leaders across NYC: Mayor-elect Eric Adams, Comptroller-elect Brad Lander, and the new members of the City Council and borough presidents. This new administration will be taking office in the wake of an unprecedented public health crisis; we know there is still a great…

Statement from Dr. April Lockley, Medical Director of Sexual and Reproductive Health Centers at Public Health Solutions, on Texas’ Abortion Restriction Law

The news out of Texas and the Supreme Court in recent days has been nothing short of infuriating. The Senate Bill (SB) 8 law in Texas – which bans abortion after the sixth week of pregnancy and incentivizes private citizens to sue anyone involved in the termination of a pregnancy – shamelessly violates the health and personal autonomy of people across the state. I’m…