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November is Transgender Awareness Month


November is Transgender Awareness Month

575November is Transgender Awareness Month here at Care Resource. We take this opportunity to not only highlight and celebrate the diverse experiences and identities of transgender South Floridians but to showcase the programs and services that we provide. 

Medical care at Care Resource focuses on the body parts a person has, whether those are congruent with the gender identity or not. For example, an affirmed male may still have a cervix, in which case he should be followed with PAP smears. An affirmed female most likely still has a prostate, in which case she should be screened for prostate cancer at the appropriate age. 

In addition to offering high quality, affordable medical management of common primary care, our providers are trained in the management of hormone treatment and follow the Guidelines on the Endocrine Treatment of Transsexuals from the Endocrine Society. Some hormones prescribed for male to female transitioning can be as affordable as $20 monthly from safe local pharmacies

Moreover, Care Resource’s therapists are State of Florida registered or licensed and meet the competency requirements for mental health professionals contained in the World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH) Standards of Care for the Health of Transsexual, Transgender and Gender-Nonconforming People, Version 7. Our therapists provide information and support through assessment and treatment, if needed.

Make an appointment with Care Resource TODAY! For Transgender Awareness Month, new transgender medical patients may receive a voucher code for a FREE basic exam, initial labs and a follow-up visit to receive lab results. To make an appointment, please call (305) 576-1234 ext. 470 (English) or ext. 471 (Spanish). A voucher* number will be given to you. It is strongly encouraged that an appointment be made. The voucher is ONLY valid for new medical patients without private or government insurance that are transgender.

*Terms & Conditions Apply 

Vouchers are ONLY valid for new medical patients without private or government insurance that are transgender. Usage of voucher is considered an acknowledgment by patient that they are not insured. Promotion applies to appointments made between November 1, 2014 and November 30, 2014, however, appointment dates may be scheduled outside this window period. Follow-up appointment must be within 30 days of initial appointment. Offer has no cash value and becomes void if appointment is cancelled. Limited quantity and on a first come, first served basis. Promotion is subject to change or termination at any time, without notice. 

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