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Boogie on the Boulevard goes remote

August 31, 2020

Since 2015, Bronx Health REACH has been a steering committee member of Boogie on the Boulevard, an annual summertime series of community health and wellness events along the Grand Concourse in the Bronx. While...

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The Institute offers three Overdose Responder Training Webinars for International Overdose Awareness Day

August 26, 2020

On August 31st, the Institute for Family Health will be joining a global community in hosting events for International Overdose Awareness Day.  Beginning in 2001, International Overdose Awareness Day (IOAD) marks a day of...

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Addressing payment parity between telehealth and in-person visits

August 19, 2020

As our state shut down in March and people were urged to stay inside, the Institute for Family Health quickly transitioned our care to telehealth systems to ensure that our patients were able to...

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Meet our Family Medicine Residency Class of 2023!

July 27, 2020

This month, we were thrilled to welcome the newest members of our three family medicine residencies — the Class of 2023! This accomplished group of newly-minted family physicians has demonstrated commitment to the Institute’s...

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Renewing our struggle against racism

June 30, 2020

The Institute grieved with the nation for George Floyd and the many other lives lost to the racism, injustice and violence that have plagued Black communities for generations. We are called to recommit ourselves...

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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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Renewing our struggle against racism in all its forms and expressions

June 1, 2020

I would like to declare today, June 1, 2020 as a day of re-commitment in honor of Mr. George Floyd and the countless others in our nation, throughout our history, who have suffered from...

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New safety precautions at our health centers

May 31, 2020

We are working hard to keep everyone safe and prevent the spread of COVID-19. Here are some of the things we’re doing to keep you safe when you visit our health centers: We’re asking...

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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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The Institute receives a gift from the David Geffen Foundation

March 31, 2020

The David Geffen Foundation provided a generous grant of $50,000 to assist the Institute with COVID-19-related prevention and services. Founded by music executive and film producer David Geffen in 1986, the Foundation provides grants to nonprofits working on a...

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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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Important information about COVID-19 (coronavirus)

March 5, 2020

**Please click here for updated information about COVID-19.  We care about your health and we understand that you may be concerned about COVID-19, the coronavirus that has spread to several countries including the U.S....

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