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Children’s Health from Head to Toe

There’s nothing Dr. Sandra Kim loves more than seeing a child hop out of the dental chair with a big smile on their face after their appointment. Dr. Sandra Kim Dr. Kim is one of our dentists here at Mary’s Center, and for her, it’s not jus...

Vaccine Hesitancy: Let’s Talk About It

In honor of Black History Month, Mary’s Center staff share their perspectives on how systemic discrimination and the historic abuse of trust inflicted by medical research impacts vaccination decision-making for communities of color. Dr. Ra...

Sexual Health in Times of COVID

Hola Cultura interviewed Mary's Center Outreach Coordinator Airam Thurman in late 2020, and we are re-sharing the interview now during National Condom Month, with Valentine's Day around the corner. View the original post, including the Spanish ve...

Everything You Need to Know About the COVID-19 Vaccine

By Tollie B. Elliott, Sr., MD, Chief Medical Officer Dr. Elliott, Chief Medical Officer After all these months of suffering, we finally have hope with the arrival of the COVID-19 vaccine. I know there is genuine mistrust around vaccines esp...

Counting on Reliable Donors like Albert Lang III

By Carmella Sotelino, Events Coordinator Community health centers nationwide are coping with the financial implications of the pandemic. When the first wave of COVID-19 hit, health centers like Mary’s Center took on unprecedented expenses as w...

Healthy Mama, Healthy Baby

By Carolina Sierra, MS, CNS, Nutrition Services Coordinator During pregnancy, your body will go through many physiological changes to enable the development of a healthy baby. You can support these changes and promote positive pregnancy outcom...

Trauma: The Invisible Epidemic

As we enter a new year, Mary’s Center is reflecting on the incredibly traumatic year we leave behind and the mental health needs of our community as we look forward to 2021. Indeed, trauma is all around us – in the transgender woman endur...

Our Highlights from the Year

It’s hard to believe there are only three days left until the new year. Despite the unprecedented challenges of 2020, the support of our volunteers, donors, partners, and staff enabled Mary’s Center to adapt quickly to meet the needs of our regio...

We Need Your Help to Stop the Spread

At Mary’s Center we are very concerned about the increase in COVID-19 infections in the DC region and across the country.  We are counting on you to fully answer all screening questions we ask on the phone and at the door s...

A Sweet Holiday Season

Our holiday plans may look different this year because of the pandemic, but we can still keep our spirits high through traditions like baking special family recipes. From our kitchens to yours, here are a few of our staff's favorite holiday ba...