Congresswoman Frederica Wilson

Representing the 24th District of Florida

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Jan 17, 2017 In The News

There was a time that when people heard my story — incarcerated mother, absentee dad — their first inclination was to feel sorry for me. I would have, too, if I were in their place, but the way I grew up, self-pity was a luxury I couldn’t afford.

The early years were actually good. My five older siblings and I lived with our mother in a nice, two-story home. I never lived with my father, but he’d visit me and, on rare occasions, take me to his house. When I was about 6, he just stopped coming around.

Dec 2, 2016 Press Release

Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson Partners with Walgreens to
Provide Free Health Screenings and HIV Testing on World AIDS Day

MIAMI – Hundreds of people across Miami-Dade and Broward counties lined up to get free, confidential HIV/AIDS tests on World AIDS Day, a global health day observed annually on December 1.  The multi-site testing event was hosted by Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson, in partnership with Walgreens and several local health clinics. 

Nov 28, 2016 Press Release

Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson to Partner with Walgreens to Provide Free Health Screenings and HIV Testing on World AIDS Day

MIAMI – In observance of World AIDS Day, Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson (FL-24) will partner with Walgreens and several health clinics throughout Miami-Dade and Broward counties to offer free health screenings and HIV/AIDS testing on Thursday, December 1, 2016, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  Giveaways for individuals who are tested will be provided by Walgreens.

Oct 21, 2016 In The News

Local officials are working to treat the latest Zika zone around Little River, but across Biscayne Bay, more mosquitoes have tested positive for the virus in an area already treated.

Now, some elected leaders are saying that there is another factor beyond bugs, travel and sexual transmission is contributing to the spread of the virus.

Oct 19, 2016 Press Release

MIAMI – Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson held a press conference today to address the new  Zika zone identified in Miami’s Liberty City neighborhood.  She was joined by Dr.

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