Remembering Dr. David N. Mesches
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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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The Institute joins the New Paltz Opioid Prevention and Response Team to offer virtual Narcan training

January 22, 2021

On Friday, January 29, 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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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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Metzger visit to New Paltz Nov 6 2019

The Institute Meets with Elected Officials to #ValueCHCs

November 26, 2019

We were delighted to spend time with several of our elected officials—all stalwart community health center supporters—these last few weeks! On November 6, New York State Senator Jen Metzger visited our New Paltz Family...

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