Healthier Together Initiative News and Updates

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Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Announces Opening of New Healthy Weight Food Pharmacy at its Nicholas and Athena Karabots Pediatric Care Center

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Food delivery service in local neighborhood

CHOP is proud to announce the expansion of its Healthy Weight Food Pharmacy to a second location at the Nicholas and Athena Karabots Pediatric Care Center. The aim of the new location is to increase food access to more patient families, while also providing ongoing support to identify and address broader social determinants of health.

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and Community Legal Services Announce Partnership to Offer Legal Support to West and Southwest Philadelphia Families Facing Eviction

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CHOP’s Healthier Together Initiative, which addresses the social determinants of health, will support CLS to provide legal representation to families as Philadelphia’s temporary ban on evictions is set to expire, and the national moratorium on evictions issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention covers only a fraction of Philadelphia renters.

When Families Have Needs, CHOP Responds

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Trays of pre-made dinner

Responding to the rise in food insecurity brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, CHOP’s Healthier Together initiative partnered with local nonprofits to bring meals to families.