Press Releases

June 10 2021

Amida Care Condemns Hate-Fueled Attack on Transgender Man and His Wife in NYC Subway

Amida Care condemns the heinous and hateful attack on a transgender man and his wife in New York City this past week. Across the country, people of transgender experience are facing alarming acts of violence and hate crimes.

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May 20 2021

Amida Care Congratulates Kelsey Louie, CEO of GMHC, on His New Position as CEO of The Door

Kelsey Louie, who has served for the last seven years as Chief Executive Officer of GMHC, the world’s first HIV/AIDS service organization, recently announced that he has accepted a position as Chief Executive Officer of The Door, a New York City-based organization that provides comprehensive youth development services.

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May 11 2021

Amida Care Celebrates Biden-Harris Decision to Restore Protections for Transgender People in Health Care Settings

Amida Care applauds the Biden-Harris administration for extending protections to people of transgender experience so they can live healthy, authentic lives. After four long years of hateful and discriminatory policies under the previous administration that targeted the transgender community, today’s announcement is an important step toward advancing equity in our nation’s health care system.

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April 29 2021

Amida Care and NEW Pride Agenda Host “All About PrEP” Town Hall, With a Focus on HIV Prevention in Upper Manhattan and Among Youth

On Tuesday, April 27, Amida Care, New York’s largest nonprofit Medicaid Special Needs Health Plan (SNP) designed for New Yorkers affected by HIV, co-hosted a town hall event with the NEW Pride Agenda, a nonprofit LGBTQ advocacy organization that works to promote LGBTQ rights in New York State, to discuss pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), which is proven to reduce the risk of getting HIV from sex by 99%.

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April 21 2021

The Work Must Continue after the Chauvin Verdict

We celebrate this important legal victory while acknowledging the loss suffered by the Floyd family and everyone who knew him. And we cannot forget the many other families of color who have lost loved ones to police violence.

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