Bronx Borough President Vanessa L. Gibson, Amida Care & Essen Health Care Recognize National Transgender HIV Testing Day at Destination Tomorrow in the Bronx

BP Gibson and advocates outline health disparities faced by people of transgender experience in the Bronx, and encourage New Yorkers to get tested for HIV Bronx, NY — (April 19, 2022) On Monday, April 18, Bronx Borough President Vanessa L. Gibson and Amida Care, a not-for-profit New York community health plan, were joined by advocates…

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Borough President Gibson speaks at a podium at a press conference.

BOROUGH PRESIDENT GIBSON JOINS BIRTHING ADVOCATES TO CALL FOR LEGISLATIVE ACTION TO COMBAT HIGH RATES OF MATERNAL MORTALITY AND MORBIDITY

Bronx, NY — Today, Bronx Borough President Vanessa L. Gibson and Deputy Borough President Janet Peguero joined with birthing advocates to call on New York State to implement three policy recommendations to amplify the needs of Bronx birthing persons, and to reduce the high rates of maternal mortality and morbidity among Black women in the…

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