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Kid’s Nook Named in Honor of Edith Rabin Linn

On February 28th, Board of Directors President Dan Taylor presented the Care Point Health and Wellness Kid’s Nook plaque, named in honor of Edith Rabin Linn. Linn’s daughter, Helene Linn, was in attendance and is pictured  with Taylor. Edith Rabin Linn was born in Pittsburgh as a first generation American. She devoted her life to…

COVID 19 virus

SARS-coV2 (CoronaVirus) Status Update

Due to the recent concern with the spread of SARS-coV2 (coronavirus), Big Bend Cares is continuing to monitor the situation and environment in our community. The safety of our clients and staff is our highest priority, and we want to ensure everyone has the appropriate and accurate resources. At this time, our office remains open…

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World AIDS Day Event- Greenville

World AIDS Day Awareness event in conjunction with the Quarterly Health Screening event was held on Saturday December 7th, 2019 at the Haffye Hays Park in Greenville Florida from 10:00 am until 2:00 pm. World AIDS Day designated on December 1st every year since 1998 is an opportunity to unite in our effort to stop…

Researchers identify new strain of HIV

(CNN) – More than 37 million people worldwide have been infected with HIV or AIDS. For the first time in nearly 20 years, a new strain of the virus has been identified. The newly identified strain is more like an ancestral strain and likely circulating in the Democratic Republic of Congo, according to a new study…

Remembering Frances George

It is with a heavy heart that Big Bend Cares must share that our colleague Frances George has passed away. Since June of 2016, she served as a Case Manager in Gadsden and Leon Counties. Coworkers remember her as “a very quiet person but she had a sharp tongue and was passionate about her clients,”…

World AIDS Day Events

Join Big Bend Cares in honoring the annual World AIDS Day by joining us at these events: World AIDS Day Kickoff at 926 November 30 @ 10:00 pm – December 1 @ 2:00 am 926, 926 W Tharpe St,  Tallahassee, FL 32303 United States + Google Map Help us start of World AIDS Day right by joining us at 926 Bar and…

Top LGBTQ-Friendly Colleges for 2018-2019

In a survey of more than 10,000 students identifying as LGBTQ+, the Human Rights Campaign found at least 40 percent said they didn’t feel their community accepted them. Steps have been made in recent years to create a more inclusive world, but LGBTQ+ students must still ensure any college they attend embraces these communities and…