Special PCDC Statement: Reproductive health care, including abortion, is an essential component of primary care

Categories: PCDC News, Policy, Press Release
Nearly 50 years ago, the Supreme Court of the United States held that women[1] have the right to decide whether and when to carry a pregnancy to term or to have an abortion. Today, the Supreme Court upended health care access for millions of people across this country, ruling that it no longer interprets the …

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Special PCDC Statement: Confronting Racism and Investing in Equity

Categories: PCDC News, Press Release
This weekend, we witnessed yet another horrific display of hatred and racially motivated gun violence. Our hearts are broken for the victims of the Buffalo shooting and for their families, friends, and community. The epidemic of hate and intolerance in this country impacts every one of us, with devastating impact on Black people and other …

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Special PCDC Statement: Preserving Access to Reproductive Health Care

Categories: PCDC News, Press Release
Reproductive health care, including abortion, is an essential component of primary care. Yesterday, we learned it is likely that the Supreme Court will overturn Roe v. Wade later this year. While abortion remains legal throughout the country today, we are deeply concerned about what this means for women’s access to a critical component of primary …

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Reproductive Health Care is a Well-Established Component of Primary Care

Categories: PCDC News, Press Release
“Reproductive health care is a well-established component of primary care.”1 Primary care saves lives, improves individual and community health, and is essential to achieving health equity. High-quality, comprehensive primary care includes the full suite of physical and behavioral health services people need to live healthy, productive lives. Reproductive health care, including abortion, is an essential …

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PCDC Urges Governor Hochul to Make Primary Care a Central Focus of Her $10 Billion Health Care Commitment

Categories: Policy, Press Release
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 5, 2022 Contact: Hannah Huntt, hhuntt@pcdc.org  PCDC Urges Governor Hochul to Make Primary Care a Central Focus of Her $10 Billion Health Care Commitment  Primary Care Development Corporation (PCDC) — a New York-based, national nonprofit Community Financial Development Institution that aims to increase access to primary care and achieve health equity …

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