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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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Harlem Family Medicine residents and faculty host an online community health fair

February 25, 2022

On February 1, resident physicians and faculty in the Institute’s Harlem Residency in Family Medicine organized a virtual health fair for community members. Around 30 people joined the online health fair for presentations on...

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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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Remembering Reverend Foley

July 29, 2021

On July 24, 2021, a portion of Grand Ave near the corner of 190th street in the Bronx, opposite the Cosmopolitan Church of the Lord Jesus, was renamed Pastor Robert Lewis Foley, Sr., Way....

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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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Health Care for the Homeless observes Homeless Persons’ Memorial Day

December 23, 2020

On December 16, the Institute’s Health Care for the Homeless staff attended this year’s  Homeless Persons’ Memorial Day event to honor those who passed away while experiencing homelessness. Through our Health Care for the...

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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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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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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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Celebrating 20 Years of Bronx Health REACH

September 30, 2019

This September, we celebrated the the 20th anniversary of Bronx Health REACH. The Institute launched Bronx Health REACH in 1999 to eliminate racial and ethnic disparities in health outcomes in diabetes and heart disease...

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