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A Love Letter to Trans Communities

As a Gender Services Patient Navigator, each morning I wake up and wonder what complications that particular day will hold for my trans and nonbinary clients. Will our patient who has worked for years saving up for their gender-affirming surgery be able to schedule a consult appointment for the procedure? Will the young person calling…


COVID Vaccination Town Hall Feb. 18

We’re excited to answer your questions about COVID vaccinations in this upcoming town hall event on Thursday, February 18 at 6 p.m. with The City of New Orleans, Historic Faubourg Treme Association, Faubourg St. Roch Improvement Association, Bywater Neighborhood Association, and Neighbors First for Bywater. Register here or watch the livestream on the CrescentCare Facebook…

New Orleans senior receives COVID vaccination.

CrescentCare working to vaccinate against COVID-19

CrescentCare has been vaccinating people who are 65 and older against the coronavirus. Fox 8 visited to learn more about the vaccine drive on Jan. 16. Read the full story here. “Even our clinic is going to have vaccines also next week, so, there are going to be more opportunities and more slots. You didn’t…

Workers in testing lab.

WDSU: HIV testing down amid the COVID-19 pandemic

Health officials across New Orleans say they are afraid of losing ground in all the progress made in reducing HIV rates here in Louisiana, amid the COVID-19 pandemic. New Orleans’ WDSU spoke with CrescentCare’s HIV Testing Manager, Joey Olsen. Watch below and read the full story here.


CrescentCare team published in Oct/Dec 2020 Journal of Ambulatory Care Management

Congratulations to CrescentCare’s Dr. Jason Halperin, MD, MPH, Dr. Isolde Butler, MD, Ms. Katherine Conner, MPH, and Mr. Christian Telleria, BS. They have co-authored, with Dr. Bruce Agins of the Institute for Global Health Sciences, University of California at San Francisco, an article titled “The Vital Role of a Federally Qualified Community Health Center in…


The Soapbox Collective @ CrescentCare!!

On Saturday, May 11th CrescentCare teamed up with Making Connections NOLA, one of our neighborhood partner organizations, to host their monthly Soapbox Collective! The Soapbox is an open mic series that usually convenes at safe spaces around the city. Not only was this special edition of The Soapbox held at CrescentCare Elysian Fields, but it also debuted our…

Logo, Blacks in Government

CrescentCare’s Black Leadership Advisory Committee receives community service award

CrescentCare’s Health Educator Catrina Coleman represented CrescentCare at the Blacks in Government Conference this week, and the Central New Orleans Bogalusa District Lay Organization church chose CrescentCare’s Black Leadership Advisory Committee as the recipient of their annual community service award. They donated to the for HIV outreach. Catrina accepted the award on behalf of CrescentCare.