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Institute Staff join CHCANYS Virtual Advocacy Week to #valueCHCs

March 31, 2021

From March 8-12, Institute staff members participated in the annual advocacy outreach to elected state representatives led by the Community Health Care Association of New York State (CHCANYS). Rather than visit Albany in person...

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Are you struggling with opioid use? Medications for Addiction Treatment (MAT) can help.

March 31, 2021

Do you or a loved one struggle with pain pills, heroin, or fentanyl? Medications for Addiction Treatment (MAT) can help. Each person has a personal path to recovery from opioid use disorder. Treatment with...

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Nursing students resume in-person training at the Institute

March 24, 2021

The Institute for Family Health has always welcomed students from a variety of disciplines to rotate at our federally qualified health centers. This past year, placements have been very limited due to the need...

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The Institute collaborates with Morehouse School of Medicine in physician recruitment effort

February 26, 2021

Institute staff hosted a virtual recruitment event for students of Morehouse School of Medicine on February 25. The event served as an “open house,” where attendees could learn about community-oriented primary care careers in...

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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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Dr. Kwame Kitson to receive 2021 United Hospital Fund Tribute to Excellence in Health Care Award

February 26, 2021

The Institute is pleased to share that Kwame Kitson, MD, will be a recipient of the 2021 United Hospital Fund Tribute to Excellence in Health Care Award. The Tribute to Excellence in Health Care...

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Virtual Narcan Training on Zoom on Friday, February 26 from 1:00-2:00pm

February 24, 2021

On Friday, February 26, 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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Stevenson Family Health Center to offer flu shots on February 24 and March 3

February 23, 2021

On February 24 and March 3, from 4:00 – 5:00pm, Stevenson Family Health Center will offer flu vaccines to our community. You do not need to be a patient with us to get a...

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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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Getting back on track with colorectal cancer screening

January 29, 2021

For many patients, the COVID-19 pandemic created another barrier to getting the medical tests they need each year. One important screening test is for colorectal cancer, or cancer that starts in the colon or...

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Stevenson Family Health Center surpasses 2,500 COVID-19 tests for Bronx community

January 29, 2021

The Stevenson Family Health Center has provided over 2,500 COVID-19 tests to patients and community members in the Bronx since opening as a public testing center last August. Because of the health center’s location...

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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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The COVID-19 Vaccine is Here!

January 11, 2021

You can stop the spread of COVID-19 and save lives! If you’re eligible, schedule your COVID-19 vaccine appointment today. As of January 12, 2021, people 65 and older are eligible to get vaccinated, as...

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Thank you to our 2020 Holiday Sponsors!

December 23, 2020

Each year, we invite our partners, vendors and community to sponsor messages of gratitude to our incredible staff. We are especially grateful to this year’s sponsors, whose contributions are supporting the Institute’s essential health...

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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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