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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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COVID-19, the “Coronavirus”: Know the Facts

February 28, 2020

The situation is changing. Please read this important update about COVID-19 (coronavirus). As you’ve heard in the news, a novel coronavirus, known as COVID-19, started to appear late last year in China and has...

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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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Farm Share kicks off a new season at Walton and Stevenson Family Health Centers

January 31, 2020

The Corbin Hill Farm Share started its 2020 winter season of offering affordable, high-quality fresh produce at a weekly pop-up at two Institute health centers: the Walton Family Health Center in Mount Hope and...

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The “public charge rule:” What you need to know

January 30, 2020

You may have heard that this week, the Supreme Court ruled that the “public charge rule” can go into effect. The rule will prevent some immigrants from getting a green card or visa if...

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Join the All of Us Research Program

January 27, 2020

The Institute for Family Health is excited to share that we are partnering with the All of Us Research program. The program is led by the National Institutes of Health and is trying to...

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Staff Appreciation Event 2019–Thank you to our sponsors!

December 19, 2019

An enormous thank-you to all who supported our Holiday Staff Appreciation Event. We appreciate the vendors, sponsors and partners who contributed. Every year, we see the commitment of our staff in how they care...

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Institute Staff Meets with State Senator Alessandra Biaggi to Discuss Health and Nutrition in the Bronx

December 17, 2019

On December 12, staff from the Institute visited State Senator Alessandra Biaggi (NY-34) in her Riverdale office. The Senator and Maris Gelman, Director of Constituent Services, spoke to us for more than an hour...

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#Not62: A Campaign for a Healthy Bronx Rally at City Hall

December 4, 2019

On Tuesday, December 3rd over 50 people gathered for a #Not62: The Campaign for a Healthy Bronx! rally on the steps of New York City Hall. Community leaders from several Bronx based community groups...

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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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The Institute Observes the Great American Smokeout

November 22, 2019

On November 21, the Institute’s Harlem, Walton, and Kingston health centers observed the Great American Smokeout. Institute staff talked with patients and community members about the benefits of a smoke-free lifestyle. Some patients tested...

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The Institute Helps Artists and Musicians Access Health Care at 10th Annual O+ Festival in Kingston

October 15, 2019

October 11th, 2019 marked the 10th annual O+ Festival in Kingston, NY — and the 10th year in which the Institute for Family Health has been on-hand to help artists and musicians access quality...

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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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Care Management Partners of Ulster County Launches New Website

September 24, 2019

We’re excited to announce the launch of! The Institute is one of nine agencies who are part of Care Management Partners of Ulster County, a free program that makes sure you get the...

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