June might be Pride month, but the work to ensure better access to health care for the LGBTQ community happens all year round.
Health networks including NYC Health + Hospitals and Stony Brook Medicine have built clinics and care centers in areas of need. Earlier this month, the city public health system opened a gender-affirming integrated services practice in the South Bronx—its first such facility in the borough.
Similarly, the Long Island health network brought LGBT-specialized care to the East End with a new, 2,000-square-foot, $750,000 health center. Robert Chaloner, chief administrative officer at Stony Brook Southampton Hospital, says he hopes the center will inspire other facilities to spring
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