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STATEMENT OF SOLIDARITY IN THE WAKE OF GEORGE FLOYD’S DEATH

Union Community Health Center stands in solidarity with the members of our community, our patients and staff in the overwhelming sadness and anger felt over the death of George Floyd. Long-standing, systemic racism is part of the public health crisis devastating communities of color across our country. As we continue…

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The Facts about Novel Coronavirus COVID-19

Image: CDC Last Update: March 11, 2020 The Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) has spread outside of China to many countries posing a significant public health threat.  In NYS, total confirmed cases are 173, with 36 cases in NYC, and 2 cases in the Bronx. Westchester has the most cases at 108, clustered…

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The Facts about Novel Coronavirus COVID-19

Image: CDC Last Updated: March 5, 2020. The Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) has spread outside of China to many countries posing a significant public health concern. To date there are 11 cases of COVID-19 reported in NY.      COVID-19 is a new respiratory virus that causes mild cold / flu-like…

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UCHC Stirs the Bronx Community with a Call to Action – Register to Vote

In partnership with Dominicanos USA (DUSA), UCHC made it their mission to register as many new voters as possible before the 2020 election. UCHC hosted a series of voter registration days across their multiple sites.  Community participants received information about the importance of exercising their right to vote. DUSA also…

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Oh SNAP!

In an effort to alleviate food insecurity in The Bronx, UCHC invited Catholic Charities’ to recruit qualified patients for their SNAP (Food Stamp Enrollment) program. Stay tuned for a new 2020 schedule. Catholic Charities also offers a variety of other services.  Click here to visit their site: https://catholiccharitiesny.org/…

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UCHC Live: Celebrating Deep Roots in the Community

UCHC Live covered one of the largest #NHCW19 community health fairs in the Bronx. UCHC traveled to the Bronx Park East neighborhood, where patients can also find their Bronxdale Ave location. UCHC Live featured interviews with guests from NACHC, a tour of UCHC’s UCHC’s state-of-the-art Mobile Health…

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UCHC Celebrates National Health Center Week 2019

UCHC celebrated National Health Center Week, with a focus on how deeply rooted we are in the community. Through partnership and collaboration, UCHC is able to serve the community an array of services, helping to make the Bronx a healthier place to live and thrive. Click here to view photos…

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UCHC Events: Mosaic Mini Resource Fair

Union Community Health Center’s state-of-the-art Mobile Health Center traveled to Mosaic Mental Health to join their team for a mini resource fair.  UCHC’s mobile medical and dental teams offered health education on physical and occupational therapy, dental screenings, audiology health, and blood pressure checks for mosaic patients and the Riverdale…

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UCHC Live: UCHC Supports First Anti-Bullying Coalition Fair

UCHC joined fellow Bronx Anti-Bullying Coalition members at the borough’s firstt anti-bullying fair.  Held at Claremont Park in the Bronx, founding coalition members: New York Psychotherapy & Counseling Center, Union Community Health Center, Bronx Legal Services, Destination Tomorrow and State Senator Gustavo Rivera, 33rd District, created a safe space for…

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UCHC and New York Common Pantry Present Farm-to-Table Nutrition Workshops

UCHC in partnership with New York Common Pantry hosted two interactive nutrition workshops.  Participants learned how to purchase fresh fruits and vegetables on a budget, how to incorporate these foods into a healthy meal for the family, and healthy swaps they can make using whole foods. …

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