COVID-19: What you need to know now
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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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James M. Kieran Campus Gets a New School-Based Health Center

September 8, 2019

On September 5, 2019, the Institute opened our first school based health center in the Bronx, at the James M. Kieran School (JHS 123). Like the Institute’s other school based health centers, all of...

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Travel Advice for a Healthy Trip

Travel Advice for a Healthy Trip

August 8, 2019

Traveling this month? Dr. Linda Prine, the Institute of Family Health’s Director of Women’s Health, offers these tips for healthy and safe travels. Part of this post was originally published on HelloGiggles. Are people...

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Breastfeeding Support at the Institute

July 31, 2019

World Breastfeeding Week begins tomorrow, but Institute health centers provide support to breastfeeding moms and babies throughout the year! This past July, we launched a breastfeeding support group in Harlem, where moms and babies...

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SPOTLIGHT: ProSPECT Program

July 31, 2019

The Institute’s ProSPECT (Prevention of Symptoms and Psychosis through Education and Cognitive Therapy) program offers specialized services for adolescents and young adults ages 14-25 who may be experiencing changes in their mental health. ProSPECT...

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Building a Trauma-Resilient Kingston

May 17, 2019

Did you know that traumatic experiences in childhood can have lifelong effects on health? While childhood trauma or toxic stress can take many forms, it can include events such as ongoing financial insecurity, abuse,...

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