Institute providers help the Hudson Valley arts community access health care at Kingston’s O+ Festival
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Institute providers help the Hudson Valley arts community access health care at Kingston’s O+ Festival

October 31, 2022

From October 7-9, Institute for Family Health staff joined the annual O+ Festival in Kingston, NY, where artists, musicians and other creatives can access quality health care, including free medical consultations, dental care, and...

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Monkeypox (MPX) declared a public health emergency

Monkeypox (MPX) declared a public health emergency

August 16, 2022

The recent outbreak of monkeypox (MPX) cases was declared a public health emergency on Thursday, August 4, 2022 in the United States. The Institute for Family Health is currently working with New York City...

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Healthy Families staff plant a pinwheel garden for Child Abuse Awareness Month

April 29, 2022

The staff from our Healthy Families programs in Dutchess County and Ulster County planted a virtual, crowd-sourced pinwheel garden to acknowledge Child Abuse Awareness Month, which occurs every year in April. Each staff member...

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Remembering Dr. David N. Mesches

November 30, 2021

We are saddened by the passing of Dr. David N. Mesches, a tireless champion for healthcare access and health workforce development in the Mid-Hudson Valley. A distinguished family physician, he turned his private practice...

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Institute staff help artists and musicians access health care at Kingston’s O+ Festival

October 28, 2021

From October 8-10, Institute for Family Health staff and providers joined in a gathering of artists, musicians and wellness practitioners for the O+ Festival, where members of Kingston’s arts community can access quality health...

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Virtual Narcan Training on Zoom on Friday, May 21 from 1:00-2:00pm

May 12, 2021

On Friday, May 21, from 1:00-2:00pm, the Institute will collaborate with the New Paltz Opioid Prevention and Response Team to offer a Narcan training via Zoom, where participants will learn how to prevent overdose....

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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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Gender Wellness Services at the Kingston Family Health Center

April 30, 2021

Are you looking for gender-affirming care in Ulster County? Wherever you are in your journey, we are here to help. Our staff is here to provide coordinated gender-affirming care and help you build a...

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Mid-Hudson Family Medicine Residency Program set to enhance training to better meet community needs

February 26, 2021

In July 2020, the Institute received a $2 million grant to develop innovative training tracks in our Mid-Hudson Family Medicine Residency Program. These tracks will be developed over the next four years, with 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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