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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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The Institute offers family planning services through telehealth

May 29, 2020

With the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, Institute staff moved quickly to offer telehealth services for all kinds of health care — including birth control and family planning counseling, emergency contraception, pregnancy counseling, prenatal...

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A Centering reunion for new moms over Zoom

May 11, 2020

COVID-19 has changed nearly every aspect of our lives these past weeks, but it hasn’t changed the fact that babies are still being born every minute. At the Institute’s Walton Family Health Center and...

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Racial disparities in COVID-19 fatalities in New York: An essential reading list

April 30, 2020

Recent data released by the New York State Department of Health show higher COVID-19 fatalities among Black and Latinx patients when compared to other groups. Speaking to Gothamist, the Institute’s president and CEO, Dr....

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Behavioral health care: now by video visit or phone

March 17, 2020

As of March 17th, 2020, the Institute for Family Health will provide all behavioral health appointments over the phone or by video rather than in-person. We are doing this to help prevent the spread of COVID-19...

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The Institute stands in support of funding for five vital public health programs

February 28, 2020

As a community health center, the Institute stands with our colleagues across the country in urging Congress to pass legislation that secures five years of funding for five vital programs: the Community Health Center...

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