November 21, 2023
Americares today announced that it was awarded $5 million by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration to continue to meet the health needs of the thousands of Venezuelans and other migrants entering Colombia daily in search of a better life.
September 19, 2023
Americares and the Center for Climate, Health and the Global Environment at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health (Harvard Chan C-CHANGE), today announced health clinics in Arizona, Florida and Louisiana will pilot a program to protect the most vulnerable patients from the health impacts of climate change, including extreme heat.
September 14, 2023
Americares is training more than 350 school teachers, social workers, counselors, psychologists and administrative staff to better identify, assess and respond to the mental health needs of students dealing with the psychological effects caused by major storms. The Americares Mental Health and Psychosocial Support team based in San Juan began the trainings in five schools across Bayamón, Morovis, Naranjito, Orocovis and Toa Alta.
September 13, 2023
Stamford, Conn. – Sept. 13, 2023 – Americares and Quest Diagnostics, with the Quest Diagnostics Foundation, are teaming up to provide no-cost diagnostic services and expanded telehealth services to free and charitable clinics across the United States to reduce health disparities in underserved communities.
August 30, 2023
Stamford, Conn. – Aug. 30, 2023 – Americares is preparing to deploy an emergency response team to Florida to respond to Hurricane Idalia, which made landfall today as a Category 3 storm along Florida’s Gulf Coast. An Americares emergency response team is expected to be on the ground in Florida by the end of the week.
August 29, 2023
Stamford, Conn. – Aug. 29, 2023 – In the year and a half since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, Americares has provided more than $100 million in aid to meet the health needs of displaced families and survivors of the war.
August 16, 2023
Stamford, Conn. – Aug. 16, 2023 – Americares, the health-focused relief and development organization, has welcomed Felicia Macdonald as its new senior vice president and chief marketing officer.
August 10, 2023
Stamford, Conn. – Aug. 10, 2023 – Americares is preparing to deploy an emergency response team to help survivors of the deadly wildfires on the Hawaiian island of Maui.
August 01, 2023
Stamford, Conn. – Aug. 1, 2023 – Registered nurse Karitza Melendez has been named clinic director of the Fred Weisman Americares Free Clinic of Bridgeport. In her new role, Melendez oversees the day-to-day operations of the clinic, which serves an average of 400 low-income, uninsured residents of the greater Bridgeport area each year.