Someone in the United States needs a blood transfusion every two seconds, yet less than 10% of Americans donate blood. Westminster Presbyterian Church (401 I St. SW) is helping our community meet its needs by hosting an Inova Blood Service drive on Saturday, Sept.18, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. There are lots of reasons to donate […]
As an update to the “Know Your Neighborhood” article from our October 2014 issue, I met again with Pamela Fierst-Walsh, owner of M Street Yoga, to see how the studio has been doing since opening seven months ago. I first attended a class taught by James Fraser, who has been instructing yoga for four years. This […]
The following is a notice from ANC 6D Commissioner Andy Litsky: Dear Southwesters, This morning I received an e-mail from the DC Health Department letting our community know that West Nile Virus had been found present in and around the area of Ft. McNair. Attached to this e-mail are two documents that you may find helpful […]
DC Fire and EMS posted on their Twitter feed (@dcfireems) they offer free Blood Pressure and Glucose Screenings. If you or your organization is interested in getting DC F&EMS to provide Blood Pressure and Glucose Screening at your next event in the DC, call DC F&EMS at 202.673.3331.
Tonight, Tuesday, Nov. 8 at 7 p.m. there will be a community meeting on the health hazards of pollution in Southwest D.C. All are invited to to meet and discuss pollution-related health concerns in Southwest and potential avenues for change. For further information, please contact the Southwest Environmental Justice Project at (202) 661-6645 or Southwest-EnvironmentalJustice@gmail.com. […]