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August is National Breastfeeding Month! Learn about the different ways we support breastfeeding families

August 29, 2022

At the Institute for Family Health, we are committed to supporting families as they feed and care for a newborn, including through providing support for breastfeeding and chestfeeding. (If you are not familiar with...

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Out in the community over the summer

August 29, 2022

We are very proud of the work our staff do help keep our communities healthy. This summer, our staff and providers have organized tabling events with educational resources and giveaways, collaborated with local artists...

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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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We can help you monitor your blood pressure at home

July 29, 2022

Do you have high blood pressure and need help keeping track of it? We can help! Inside your body, your blood is moving around, all the time, in tubes called blood vessels. Sometimes your...

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Meet our Family Medicine Residency class of 2025

July 19, 2022

We are delighted to welcome our newest family medicine residents, the class of 2025! You can find this accomplished group of family physicians providing care at our health centers in Kingston, Ellenville, New Paltz,...

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Stevenson offers extended hours for child physicals on select summer Saturdays

June 22, 2022

This summer, the Stevenson Family Health Center is offering Back-to-School Child Physical Days on select Saturdays. If your child needs a physical exam this summer, you can schedule on one of the dates below:...

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Virtual Narcan trainings on Zoom scheduled for June

June 22, 2022

The Institute will offer two virtual Narcan trainings on Zoom for our New York City and Hudson Valley community members. Participants can also have a free Narcan kit mailed to them after they have...

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FDA authorizes Moderna and Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines for children 6 months and older

June 22, 2022

As of last week, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted emergency use authorization of the Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccines for children ages 6 months and older. The CDC recommends everyone ages 6...

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Institute Graduates First Class of “Training for Change” Participants

May 31, 2022

The Institute for Family Health was delighted to graduate our first cohort of five Community Health Change Agents, generously supported by the Fund for Health Equity, a program sponsored by Direct Relief. Training for...

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The Institute holds Tenth Annual Research and Innovation Symposium

May 26, 2022

The Institute held its tenth annual Research and Innovation Symposium on May 25, 2022 at the New York Academy of Medicine. This event allows Institute staff of various disciplines to share innovative research and...

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Cindy-Lou Killikelly receives 2022 United Hospital Fund Tribute to Excellence in Health Care Award

May 10, 2022

The Institute is pleased to share that Cindy-Lou Killikelly, BSN, RN, the Institute’s Chief Nursing Officer, received the 2022 United Hospital Fund Tribute to Excellence in Health Care Award. The Tribute to Excellence in...

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Kingston Dental gets a makeover

April 29, 2022

The dental department at the Kingston Family Health Center recently got new paint and new artwork for the waiting room and exam rooms. “We’ve had patients who have been coming here for twenty years...

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Ready for the next best thing? Injectable PrEP is now available at our Harlem and 17th Street health centers

April 29, 2022

The Institute is excited to offer injectable PrEP (cabotegravir) as an additional choice for HIV prevention. Patients can now choose between taking PrEP as a pill or an injection to prevent HIV. “We are...

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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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Expecting a baby? Join us online for prenatal education groups

March 31, 2022

Pregnant people and their partners can now join the Institute’s online classes to prepare for the birth of a new child and learn baby care. Once a week for 90 minutes, between 5 and...

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