COVID-19 vaccines available for Ulster County children (6mo-5yrs)
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COVID-19 vaccines available for Ulster County children (6mo-5yrs)

November 4, 2022

In collaboration with the Ulster County Department of Health, the Institute for Family Health is now offering free COVID-19 vaccine to children 6 months to 5 years old in the Ulster County community. By...

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FDA authorizes Moderna and Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines for children 6 months and older

FDA authorizes Moderna and Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines for children 6 months and older

June 22, 2022

As of last week, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted emergency use authorization of the Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccines for children ages 6 months and older. The CDC recommends everyone ages 6...

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Free and low-cost at-home tests for COVID-19 are now available

January 31, 2022

At-home tests, also called “self-tests,” allow you to test for COVID-19 anywhere and give you a result in fifteen minutes (as opposed to molecular PCR tests, which need to be sent to a lab...

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COVID-19 vaccine outreach efforts for the Spanish-speaking community in the Mid-Hudson: A conversation with Dr. Marta Sanchez

April 30, 2021

In December 2020, Dr. Marta Sanchez was named, along with Dr. Walter Woodley, to the Ulster County COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Coalition. The coalition, set up by the Ulster County government, consists of health, religious...

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Partnership with New York City & FEMA expands vaccine access in the Bronx

April 30, 2021

The Institute is collaborating with New York City and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to expand access to COVID-19 vaccines in the Soundview Peninsula, a geographically isolated and medically underserved neighborhood in the...

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The Institute joins statewide rollout of COVID-19 vaccination effort

January 29, 2021

This month, the Institute was proud to join health care providers across the state in launching New York’s COVID-19 vaccination rollout.  As of January 29, the Institute has administered over 4,400 doses of the...

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Stevenson Family Health Center surpasses 2,500 COVID-19 tests for Bronx community

January 29, 2021

The Stevenson Family Health Center has provided over 2,500 COVID-19 tests to patients and community members in the Bronx since opening as a public testing center last August. Because of the health center’s location...

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COVID-19: What you need to know now

October 28, 2020

While New York State continues to report low COVID-19 infection numbers, many other states are currently facing significant increases. Here are some things you should continue to do to prevent COVID-19: Masks work! Wear...

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Now You See Us

Now You See Us

June 25, 2020

The following piece was written by Dr. Joe Debrah, a resident in our Mid-Hudson Family Medicine Residency. It first appeared in the New York State Academy of Family Physicians’ Weekly eNews on June 11....

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New safety precautions at our health centers

May 31, 2020

We are working hard to keep everyone safe and prevent the spread of COVID-19. Here are some of the things we’re doing to keep you safe when you visit our health centers: We’re asking...

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