Life After the Vaccine: What’s Safe and What’s Not

After months of waiting, you finally got your COVID-19 vaccine! But now what? Can you hug your friends again? Get rid of all your masks? Jet off on a vacation? Mary’s Center Director of Adult and Family Medicine Dr. Dana Mueller is here to ans...

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...

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...

10 Actions We Can All Take to Prevent Suicide

If you need help now, call 911 or the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255 Protecting your mental health and catching signs of depression early is equally as important to your well-being right now a...

Breastfeeding and COVID-19: What You Need to Know

By Lisle Cole, Certified Lactation Specialist (CLS), BS, MBA, Breastfeeding Counselor As we celebrate National Breastfeeding Month in the midst of a pandemic, Mary’s Center is here to answer questions parents may have about breastfeeding a...

Looking Back, Moving Forward: The Power of Community Health Centers in Times of Crisis

By Seiji Hayashi, MD, MPH, FAAFP, Chief Transformation Officer and Administrative Medical Director March 11, 2020 was the Wednesday that everything changed for Mary’s Center. As the COVID-19 pandemic spread from the Pacific Northwest and took ...

Delta Dental Q&A with Mary’s Center

Delta Dental is a long-term supporter and partner of Mary's Center, and they recently featured Mary's Center's response to COVID-19 in a grantee spotlight blog post, originally published here. People of color are disproportionately affected by CO...

Amazon: The New Way to Give Back

Since March, the pandemic has turned our world upside down in many ways, causing panic and uncertainty. Items that many of us took for granted, like toilet paper, soap, hand sanitizer, and cleaning supplies, were suddenly in high demand. These cri...