Announcement: Bill Petrosky, Director of HIV Prevention and Care Services, Retiring

The Hartford Gay & Lesbian Health Collective announced the retirement of Bill Petrosky, Director of HIV Prevention and Care Services. Bill joined our agency in 2008 when our HIV Prevention program expanded significantly to include a multifacted outreach component focused on gay and bisexual men to combat the spread of HIV/AIDS and STDs. The aimContinue reading “Announcement: Bill Petrosky, Director of HIV Prevention and Care Services, Retiring”

Personal Liberties and the Public Good: A Delicate Balance

By now, you’ve likely heard that all over the US, small groups of protesters are demonstrating at state capitols over their displeasure with state mandates on masks, quarantine, and other public health policies to help slow Coronavirus. Maybe you even agree with them. After all, being told what to do is never a great feeling.Continue reading “Personal Liberties and the Public Good: A Delicate Balance”

CDC lists 6 new COVID-19 Symptoms

The CDC recently listed six new potential symptoms of COVID-19 infection. Now, in addition to fever, coughing, and shortness of breath, you should monitor yourself for chills, shaking, muscle pain, headache, sore throat, and loss of taste/smell. If you feel sick with any of these symptoms, call your doctor as soon as possible for advice.Continue reading “CDC lists 6 new COVID-19 Symptoms”

Connecticut Mandates Face Coverings In Public

As of April 20, 2020, at 8pm, Connecticut residents will be required to wear face masks or coverings in public situations where social contact is unavoidable. Face coverings include masks, surgical or handmade; and items like scarves and bandannas. The covering must cover both your nose and mouth completely,. Be sure that you wash yourContinue reading “Connecticut Mandates Face Coverings In Public”

Survey on LGBTQ+ Needs During COVID-19 Pandemic

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to disrupt everyday life, the Connecticut LGBTQ+ Nonprofit sector would like to know how we can help you! The New Haven Pride Center, Hartford Gay & Lesbian Health Collective, True Colors, and OutCT have created this survey to make sure we are doing our best to serve the community. PleaseContinue reading “Survey on LGBTQ+ Needs During COVID-19 Pandemic”