Celebrating 20 Years of Bronx Health REACH
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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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Breastfeeding Support at the Institute

July 31, 2019

World Breastfeeding Week begins tomorrow, but Institute health centers provide support to breastfeeding moms and babies throughout the year! This past July, we launched a breastfeeding support group in Harlem, where moms and babies...

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Meet our Family Medicine Residency Class of 2022!

June 26, 2019

We’re delighted to welcome the newest members of our three family medicine residency programs – the Class of 2022! These passionate and diverse new family physicians are committed to our mission to provide outstanding...

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Walton Family Health Center Gets a Vegetable Garden

June 20, 2019

Anyone who’s visited our Walton Family Health Center in the Bronx has seen the unique roof garden that occupies the northwest corner of the second floor. This month, we made this special outdoor space...

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Institute staff at the 2019 AIDS Walk

AIDS Walk 2019

May 20, 2019

On May 19th, Institute for Family Health staff participated in the annual AIDS Walk in Central Park. The AIDS Walk raises funds for a cause near and dear to us: prevention, care, and advocacy...

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Panelists at the film screening in Kingston, NY

Building a Trauma-Resilient Kingston

May 17, 2019

Did you know that traumatic experiences in childhood can have lifelong effects on health? While childhood trauma or toxic stress can take many forms, it can include events such as ongoing financial insecurity, abuse,...

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The Institute Goes to Albany for Health Center Advocacy Day 2019

March 28, 2019

On Monday, March 4th, Institute for Family Health staff traveled to Albany to meet with elected officials for Health Center Advocacy Day 2019. Community health advocates, health center board members, and patients from across...

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Health Care for the Homeless Program Helps Over 1,000 Patients in 2018

February 28, 2019

The Institute’s Healthcare for the Homeless program makes health care services easily accessible to people experiencing homelessness at six locations in Manhattan. Through a partnership with Care for the Homeless, we provide medical care,...

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The Institute Files Comments on Proposed “Public Charge” Rule

The Institute Files Comments on Proposed “Public Charge” Rule

December 10, 2018

On December 10, 2018, the Institute for Family Health submitted comments on proposed changes to the so-called Public Charge rule. The proposed changes, published by the federal government in October, would change how immigration...

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Bronx Health REACH Rallies for Bronx to be #Not62

October 30, 2018

At a rally on Monday, the Institute-led Bronx Health REACH program, REACH Coalition members, elected officials and community residents gathered to demand health improvements in the Bronx, the New York State county with the...

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