With Rapid Testing at METRO, STI Awareness Should be Every Month

Health At Metro Inclusive Health

With Rapid Testing at METRO,STI Awareness Should be Every Month The month of April is STI Awareness Month, giving us at METRO another reason to share the many ways we can support your overall health. Today, there are an estimated 20 million new STI (sexually transmitted infection) cases in the U.S. each year. However, through STI awareness […]

Florida Health Alert: Meningococcal Disease

Florida Health Alert: Meningococcal Meningitis What you need to know about the recent outbreak in Florida. Meningococcal Meningitis The CDC has announced that Florida is currently experiencing an outbreak of meningococcal disease, primarily among men who have sex with men. Overall, the number of cases in Florida is just around 20, but this represents a […]

Is PrEP Right for Me?

If you know anything about METRO, you know we take sexual health and HIV prevention very seriously. That’s why we do a lot of work promoting PrEP — but what exactly is it? PrEP, or Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis, is a medicine for people at risk of contracting HIV through sex or drug use. It can also be used […]

5 Common Symptoms of Depression

5 Common Symptoms of Depression - Am I Depressed?

More than 264 million people suffer from depression worldwide. However, you may not know some of the symptoms, or how to get help. This guide can help.

Do I Have Anxiety?

Psychiatric Services at Metro Inclusive Health

Are you living with anxiety? You aren’t alone! Nearly 18 million adults are living with anxiety in the United States.

Reasons for anxiety and anxiety disorders can vary, but there are certain symptoms shared across the board.

Why Women’s Health Needs to Be More Inclusive

Why Women’s Health Needs to Be More Inclusive - Including Trans People in Women's Health

Information and research under the category of women’s health is almost entirely centered on the health of cisgender women, and may ignore the needs and experiences of those assigned female at birth (AFAB) who aren’t women. With that in mind, what does inclusive women’s healthcare look like?

HIV and Health Disparities

Health Disparities & HIV. METRO's mobile health units support accessible health care and education in Tampa Bay.

Education, testing and treatment of HIV/AIDS has made leaps and bounds since the beginning of the epidemic. However, despite prevention efforts, some groups are affected by HIV/AIDS more than others. Learn about health disparities when it comes to HIV.

What to Expect: HIV and Pregnancy

Pregnancy and HIV - TOPWA at Metro Inclusive Health - Targeted Outreach for Pregnant Women

One aspect of HIV care that’s not commonly discussed is what HIV looks like when you’re pregnant. So, what happens if you’re expecting a bundle of joy AND you’re living with HIV? Let’s talk about it.