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Trans Collaborative Conference 2021

Improving Wellness and Addressing Transgender Healthcare

Trans Collaborative Network’s 1st Annual ConferenceCare Resource’s medical and health outreach teams are attending the Trans Collaborative Network’s first Annual Conference on Saturday and Sunday, August 7-8, 2021 at The CIC Miami located on 1951 NW 7th Avenue.

Sheryl Zayas, D.O., Medical Director, Primary Care Physician will present “Aging in the Transgender Population” during Workshop Session 2 on Saturday, August 7 from 11:40am – 1:10pm.

According to Dr. Zayas, “The health center is committed to the health and well-being of the transgender community. Our goal is to provide quality, compassionate, and informed care for our transgender patients. We serve transgender people, and people at various places on the spectrum of gender identity and expression. We are committed to delivering health care in our region and we proudly work together with our transgender community to lead the way in eliminating barriers to care.”

Care Resource’s Health Promotion team will be onsite providing no-cost rapid HIV testing services on Saturday, August 7 from 9:00am – 2:00pm. On Sunday, August 8, the health center’s medical team will also offer the Pfizer vaccines for individuals 12 years of age and older. There is no-cost and no out-of-pocket expense to receive a vaccine.

This conference is run entirely by volunteers from the trans and non-binary community and their allies who share their expertise in various fields including medical, legal, social, and employment-related advice. For more information, visit transcollaborative.org.

Care Resource serves communities that otherwise confront financial, geographic, linguistic, cultural, or other barriers to accessing healthcare. As a Federally Qualified Health Center, we provide comprehensive primary medical and preventive care, including medical, dental, and behavioral health/substance abuse care in addition to social and nutritional support services to all individuals in our community.

For media inquiries, please contact Jonathan Welsh, Associate Director of Communications and Development at jwelsh@careresource.org.

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