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Coronavirus Update

  Patients with COVID-19 symptoms will not be seen at Kind Clinic locations. Our clinics will remain open until further notice; however, we have transitioned the majority of our appointments to TeleKind, our virtual telemedicine service. We cannot treat or test for COVID-19. Only patients are allowed in the clinic. No additional visitors are allowed […]

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Celebrating Latinx Pride at Kind Clinic

It’s Latinx Heritage Month, also known as Hispanic Heritage Month.  According to hispanicheritagemonth.gov, this observance, “traditionally honors the cultures and contributions of both Hispanic and Latino Americans as we celebrate heritage rooted in all Latin American countries.” For over 50 years, the country has honored the collective ancestry of millions of Americans from the diverse […]

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How I Learned to Tend to Myself By Tending to Plants

By Ena Ganguly, Freelance Writer Growing up, I remember the lush gardens my mother’s mother tended to, full of ripe fruits, fragrant flowers and all types of beautiful colorful plants. My mother seemed to inherit this ability, using her talents to raise up entire beds of aloe vera plants, elephant ears and peace lilies. It […]

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Combating Voter Suppression Against POC

By Briona Jenkins, Briona Jenkins Consulting   Last week, I watched every night of the Democratic National Convention and on Wednesday evening, Vice Presidential Candidate, Senator Kamala Harris said, “The litmus test for America is how it treats Black women.” That quote has been weighing heavy on my mind as we gear up for this […]

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Our Plan to Meet the Need for More Integrated Care

Waterloo Counseling Center to become a program of Texas Health Action in 2021 About five years ago, a small team of volunteers combined forces to open Austin’s first clinic focused on PrEP. It would later become Kind Clinic, the first program of Texas Health Action. Since then, we have expanded our sexual health services to include HIV-related […]

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Pets for Pride Competition 2020

Updated on August, 17, 2020 Put your paws together for our Pets for Pride 2020 winner, Oakley, and their human bff, Lizzy! You’re the lucky winners of the $50 Visa gift card grand prize! You werked it in that hat and matching rainbow collar – huge round of app-paws goes out to you! Thank you […]

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Put Your HRT Injection Anxiety at Ease

by Asher GiOtis, Patient Support Center Manager   You never forget the excitement of getting that first injection. Getting to start hormone replacement therapy (HRT) for many trans and non-binary folx feels like Christmas morning. But for those of us that have chosen a form of hormone therapy that requires an injection, that excitement is […]

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Meditation: Be Kind to Your Mind

Meditation is one of those words that conjures up a variety of images – from saffron clad monks to sage-wreathed hippies dripping in crystal jewelry. But did you know that some of the most successful CEOs and entrepreneurs practice meditation at work?  Everyday Health cites big names like Oprah Winfrey, Arianna Huffington, and Sir Paul […]