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The Institute provides referrals to hotel rooms for COVID-19 prevention and recovery

May 29, 2020

When a patient tests positive or has symptoms of COVID-19, the New York City Department of Health recommends staying isolated from other people for at least 14 days. But for many New Yorkers—including the...

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Health Care for the Homeless Program Helps Over 1,000 Patients in 2018

February 28, 2019

The Institute’s Healthcare for the Homeless program makes health care services easily accessible to people experiencing homelessness at six locations in Manhattan. Through a partnership with Care for the Homeless, we provide medical care,...

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Institute Staff Stand with Health Centers Nationwide on #RedAlert4CHCs National Day of Demonstration

February 7, 2018

Staff around the Institute's network wore red in support of the National Day of Demonstration urging Congress to #FixtheCliff and fund community health centers.

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A hot meal and a free haircut

February 21, 2017

  Last month we teamed up with the owners of Queens-based barbershop, Corona Barbershop Plus, to offer free haircuts to our homeless patients. The Institute operates a health center alongside the soup kitchen in...

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Learning the Importance of Empathy in Healthcare

January 6, 2017

When I started my job last Fall as a Homeless Care Manager with the Community Health Practicum Program, I honestly did not know what to expect. On my first day at a homeless care...

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“Socks & Roll” – Making an Impact on the City’s Homeless

December 15, 2016

Dr. Nikki Neretin, our medical director for homeless services, wrote this message to students, faculty and staff of Columbia Teachers College, after their generous donation of socks to her homeless patients. To read more sock...

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