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Congressman Biggs introduces resolution to recognize Pro-Women's Healthcare Centers

July 26, 2018
Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Andy Biggs introduced a resolution in the House of Representatives to recognize the importance of access to comprehensive, high-quality, life-affirming medical care for women of all ages. Congressman Biggs and PWHC Executive Director Christine Accurso released the following statements:

“All women deserve access to health care that emphasizes their comprehensive physical, mental, and spiritual wellness. As a husband, father of daughters, and grandparent, I want these services to be available to the members of my family if needed. Pro-Women’s Healthcare Centers empower women to care for their whole health by setting high standards for licensed medical professionals and ensuring access to necessary resources. Their commitment to excellence and life should be applauded, and I hope my colleagues will join me to support their efforts.” - Congressman Biggs

“PWHC standards of care are comprehensive holistic healthcare that every woman in America deserves. We are grateful to Congressman Biggs for recognizing these standards today.” - Christine Accurso, Executive Director, Pro Women's Healthcare Center Consortium 

BACKGROUND: Every Pro Women’s Healthcare Center (PWHC) offers comprehensive health services, including well-woman exams, sexually transmitted disease testing and treatment, breast exams, pregnancy testing, prenatal and pregnancy care, miscarriage support, fertility awareness instruction, infertility consultation, and onsite or nearby, direct referrals for material, emotional, practical, and spiritual resources.

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Congressman Andy Biggs is a first-term Representative from Arizona’s Fifth Congressional District, representing parts of Chandler, Gilbert, Mesa, and Queen Creek. Congressman Biggs is a member of the House Judiciary and Science, Space, and Technology committees, and is the chairman of the Environment Subcommittee. He lives with his wife, Cindy, in Gilbert.