June is Pride Month. Which is the “most visible symbol of the global movement for [LGBTQIA+] equality, celebrating progress, affirming the existence of [LGBTQIA+] people, and demanding recognition of their basic human rights”. In honor of Pride Month, JaxCareConnect would like to take this time to highlight the health disparities that disproportionately affect the LGBTQIA+… Continue reading June is Pride Month.
Each year on the last Monday in May, we celebrate Memorial Day. “Originally called Decoration Day, [Memorial Day] is a day of remembrance for those who have died in service of the United States of America”. Thank you to all of our active military personnel and anyone who has bravely served this country. In honor… Continue reading Memorial Day: Honoring Our Veterans
Each year on April 7th, we celebrate #WorldHealthDay. Since its inception in 1948, World Health Day “has aimed to create awareness of a specific health theme to highlight a priority area of concern for the World Health Organization”. This year’s World Health Day theme is: Our Planet, Our Health. The Our Planet, Our Health campaign… Continue reading April 7th is World Health Day
January is Poverty in America Awareness Month – a month-long initiative to raise awareness and call attention to the growth of poverty in America. We focus on this initiative because poverty and poor health are undeniably linked. According to the American Academy of Family Physicians, “poverty is a complex and insidious determinant of health …that… Continue reading Poverty in America Awareness Month