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News from Central Outreach Welness Center
Thanks to 11 different Queer organizations, the Second Harvest Food Bank and those battling food insecurity will benefit from over $500.00 in food and monetary donations collected on Saturday, May 13, at Central Outreach Wellness Center, 3104 State St, Erie, PA.
July 21, 2022 - When Central Outreach Wellness Center in Erie, 3104 State Street, opened for business today, the staff discovered the LGBTQ pride flag that hung outside the office burned.
August 1, 2022 - Central Outreach Wellness Center in Erie officially has the monkeypox vaccine, JYNNEOS. The Wellness Center received 15 doses today.
You've heard about PrEP, a pill to prevent HIV? Do you know there is a new injection you can take EVERY 2 MONTHS that does the same thing? Truvada, Descovy, and now APRETUDE. Know your options! Visit Central Outreach or call to make an appointment. (814) 454-0000. Central Outreach Wellness Center is at 3104 State St, Erie PA.
The Erie LGBTQIA+ community will team together for the second annual LGBTQIA+ Food Drive from 10 AM- 2 PM on 4/30/22 at Central Outreach Erie located at 3104 State St, Erie, PA 16508. Non-perishable food items will be accepted along with cash donations. Checks can be made out to Second Harvest Food Bank of NWPA. There is an urgent need for canned goods.
Central Outreach Wellness Center offering COVID Vaccines at Erie Recovery Celebration on Sep 7 at St. Paul's Church
On Tuesday, September 7, Central Outreach Wellness Center will be offering COVID vaccinations from their mobile van from 11 AM to 2 PM at the parking lot of St. Paul’s Church, 1617 Walnut St, Erie PA. This is part of Erie Recovery Celebration.
There will be free and confidential HIV and STI testing on August 30, 2021, at Liberty Plaza from 5 to 8 PM. Each person tested will receive a Central Outreach shirt, Dickey’s BBQ coupon, and a $20 Giant Eagle gift card.
After a year of what seems to have been a constant state of limbo, 2021 is finally beginning to look upwards. Here at Central Outreach Wellness Center, we are striving to continue with ever-changing health care practices that are game changers in the way we are helping to eradicate the spread and stigma of STDs and HIV/AIDS.
Join us for a free, 4 week support group exploring themes of self care, self compassion, challenging negative thoughts, and creating safety. The workshop is presented by Journey to a Trauma Informed Life and happens April 20, April 27, May 4, May 11 from 4:00 to 5:00 PM at Central Outreach Wellness Center, 3104 State St, Erie PA. Have you been feeling stressed and overwhelmed? This past year we have all had to deal with difficult challenges, loss, stressors, and living with the unknown. Join Brianna Morrow and Mindy Luthey for a support group to help cope with the unprecedented challenges we have all been facing. Sign up at https://form.jotform.com/210976016714152. Questions? Please call or text (814) 201- 6432
Central Outreach Wellness Center Erie COVID-19 Vaccine for Phase 1A This Tuesday, Must Apply By Monday at 9 AM!
Central Outreach Wellness Center – Erie, 3104 State St, Erie PA will have COVID-19 vaccine appointments for Phase 1A persons this Tuesday, February 16, at their Erie office. The deadline to register/apply is this Monday, February 15, at 9 AM. If you or someone you know is Phase 1A, they can apply here. You MUST register to receive the vaccination.
On Tuesday, February 16, Central Outreach Wellness Center, 3104 State St, Erie, PA, vaccinated about 60 people with the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine. There had been an online sign-up announced the preceding Thursday. It is hoped that there will be another round of vaccines available soon. Please check Central Outreach Wellness Center's website at https://www.centraloutreach.com/ for more details. The phone for the Erie office is (814) 619-4009. Additionally, Erie Gay News and other local LGBTQ websites and social media will help get the word out when COVID-19 vaccines are available.
Adapted from an article by Aaron Valentic from QBurgh: When it comes to safe sex, it is always best to proceed with caution. Sure, we have the essentials like condoms, lube and routine STD/STI screenings, but there is more to it than most know. Within the LGBTQ+ Community, many often hear the term "PrEP" (pre-exposure prophylaxis), or PEP (post-exposure prophylaxis), oftentimes at the worst possible moment one could. Yet, by following a regimen of medication (Truvada, or more widely, Descovy through GILEAD), you will be able to eliminate the added stress of fearing protection.
Central Outreach Erie is open, taking appointments and welcoming walk-ins. Providing free HIV, STD, and Hep C testing, the medical center specializes in culturally competent healthcare. HIV treatment is available. To get set up with PrEP, simply text us at 412-322-4151. If you need the cure for Hep C, you can find that at Central Outreach also. Other services include hormone replacement therapy, addiction and recovery resources, and homeless outreach.
Central Outreach Wellness Center continues its mission, offering high-quality medical care to the communities who need it most. Now, the leading LGBTQ+ medical center in Western Pennsylvania-- Pittsburgh, Aliquippa, and Washington-- expands its access to the state's most Northern city, Erie. COWC Erie will open in the fall of 2020.