A Few Words about Vaccines
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A Few Words about Vaccines

August 31, 2021

Childhood vaccinations: Vaccines are an important part of keeping your child healthy. With the school year starting again, you may want to schedule an appointment to talk with your child’s provider about any vaccines...

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Congressman Jim McGovern visits the Institute’s 17th Street Health Center to Discuss Solutions to Food Insecurity

August 31, 2021

Rep. Jim McGovern, Chairman of the House Rules Committee, visited The Institute for Family Health at 17th Street  to meet with Institute staff, including Michaela Frazier, Vice President for Social Support Services, Haileigh Nelson,...

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The Institute will offer free online Overdose Responder Trainings to mark International Overdose Awareness Day

August 27, 2021

On August 31st, the Institute for Family Health will join a global community in acknowledging International Overdose Awareness Day. Since 2001, this annual campaign has marked the last day in August as a time...

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The Immigrant Health Initiative: A Q&A with Guedy Arniella and Nedelka Sotelo

July 29, 2021

This month, the New York City Council renewed funding for the Immigrant Health Initiative, an Institute program that works to remove barriers to health care for the City’s immigrant and uninsured communities. Guedy Arniella...

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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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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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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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Murry Bergtraum School-Based Health Center opens its doors

February 11, 2020

Last week, the Institute was pleased to open a school-based health center inside Murry Bergtraum Campus, which comprises four public high schools. Like the Institute’s other six school-based health centers, the one in Murry...

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Join the All of Us Research Program

January 27, 2020

The Institute for Family Health is excited to share that we are partnering with the All of Us Research program. The program is led by the National Institutes of Health and is trying to...

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NY State Senator Luis Sepúlveda Visits New School Based Health Center in the Bronx

October 9, 2019

On October 8, 2019, the Institute staff was pleased to welcome NY State Senator Luis Sepúlveda to our newest school based health center at the James M. Kieran School (JHS 123) in the Soundview...

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