News & Events

PHMC Health Center at Temple Closing

We were recently informed that Temple University Hospital is expanding its Emergency Department and plans to use the space currently occupied by the PHMC Health Center at Temple. As a result, this Health Center location will be closing on September 27, 2019.

PHMC responds to Hep A outbreak in the community.

PHMC is providing a comprehensive response to the Hepatitis outbreak with awareness, vaccinations, outreach efforts for vulnerable populations and regular clinical bulletins for health care providers.

CHANCES is Now Accepting Referrals!

CHANCES is an outpatient and intensive outpatient (IOP) treatment program for women, and women with children, conveniently located in Center City Philadelphia (12th and Callowhill Streets), which is easily accessible by public transportation. CHANCES works with women with substance abuse issues and/or co-occurring mental health and substance abuse disorders, many of whom are currently involved in the criminal justice, child welfare, social service and/or behavioral health systems.

Trying to Quit Smoking?

Smoking is both a physicial addiction and psychological habit, so whether you've recently started smoking or you're a lifetime pack-a-day smoker, quitting can be hard. 

Why is Foot Care Important for Diabetics?

As a diabetic, it is especially important that you care for your feet properly and pay attention to any changes that occur. High blood glucose levels can cause damage to the nerves that lead to your feet (also known as diabetic neuropathy). When the nerves are damaged it is possible to develop wounds on your feet that go unnoticed. These wounds can lead to serious infection and possibly amputation. Taking the proper steps to care for your feet can prevent this from happening.