Karen Norris, Esperanza’s Director of HIV and Social Services, was interviewed for a July 29 article in the Health section of the Philadelphia Inquirer, “Aid in choosing insurance.” With funding through a recently-awarded Federal grant, Esperanza will soon begin community outreach efforts to assist uninsured individuals in enrolling in new insurance options that will be […]
This year’s Summer Medical Institute (SMI) outreach in North Philadelphia, a collaboration among Esperanza, Medical Campus Outreach, and local churches concludes on Saturday, July 20. The health professions students who participated in this year’s outreach have shared their experiences on the SMI blog at http://smiphilly.wordpress.com/.
Our dental practice is growing! In early November, renovations began on the vacant 7th floor of our Kensington site to develop the dental practice’s new location, which will be moved from its current 6th floor location. When completed in early 2013, the practice will expand from three to five operatories, enabling us to increase capacity […]
New group exercise classes are now taking place at Esperanza’s Hunting Park gymnasium (4417 N. 6th Street)! Zumba (ladies only) — Mondays, 5:45 – 6:45 pm New Cardio Kickboxing (men and women) — Thursdays, 5:45 – 6:45 pm $2 per class, or $10 for 10 classes. Registration starts at 5:30 pm. Participants ages 13-17 must […]
The Summer Medical Institute (SMI) Philadelphia 2012 is now in its final week! Since the start of SMI Philadelphia 2012 on July 8th, a team of 18 health professions students from across the United States, together with faculty and volunteers from the community and local churches, have conducted door-to-door visits with hundreds of residents of […]
Why is Christe Lee, Esperanza’s Manager of Cafe and Exercise Programs, so happy? On Monday, we received approval from the Philadelphia Department of Public Health to open our healthy cafe at our Hunting Park facility! We are targeting mid-June to open the cafe, which will offer a range of healthy food options to the entire […]