*Peoria Public Radio WCBU 89.9: “Healthcare Options Expanding for Transgender Patients in Peoria, Pekin” by Cass Herrington of WCBU • Jul 13, 2016 Great news for the Peoria area!!!!!! Planned Parenthood announced Wed. its centers in Peoria and Pekin will begin offering hormone treatment and preventative care, specifically for transgender patients as soon as Aug. 1. Read the whole article by clicking on the WCBU link above!!!! This wonderful development for the Peoria/Pekin area is transpiring from the TransHealth Forum 2016 and the dedication of several wonderful individuals, Kris Haley of PTGS and Bethany Hillman of Planned Parenthood Illinois (PPIL).There will be more news & announcements coming soon. Check back here often as Pam Adams of the PJ Star will be doing a story on these wonderful developments for the transgender community. This story will be posted here as well for your viewing.