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UCHC Live: In the Kitchen with Chef Wilson and SAGE

UCHC Live’s favorite host, Public Affairs Manager Serena Muniz, was joined by SAGE’s Douglas Macon, who explained that SAGE serves the LGBT senior community, and helps to address and overcome the challenges of LGBT discrimination among the elderly. Chef Wilson also cooked a unique fruit pasta salad that was a…

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UCHC Events: P.S. 105 Family Resource and Health Fair

UCHC and P.S. 105 joined forces to deliver a fun-filled afternoon. Families had access to a variety of community resources, and games for the children to play. Community members had the opportunity to learn more about the quality, family-centered health care services & wellness programs that UCHC offers.

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UCHC Report: Does Texting Cause Physical Strain or Injury?

UCHC’s Occupational Therapy experts held a two-day workshop series about the various physical strains that can result from overusing technology, such as smart thumb, carpal tunnel, repetitive strain injury, and others. Participants learned about the effects and symptoms of these conditions, as well as prevention techniques and treatment options.

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UCHC Live: Occupational Therapy Month

UCHC’s Director of Rehabilitation Services Josephine Dolera gave viewers a sneak peek of the various tools and equipment available to all occupational therapy patients . In this segment, viewers also heard a patient’s touching story of recovery, thanks to the multitude of therapies available through the Physical and Occupational Therapy…

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UCHC Live: National Nutrition Month with Assemblymember V. Pichardo

UCHC Live featured Assemblymember Victor Pichardo as part of the National Nutrition Month series. In this interactive and informative segment, Chef Wilson recreated the Assemblyman’s favorite dish, Chicken Waldorf Salad. Assemblymember Pichardo also announced a new resolution by the New York State Assembly proclaiming March as Nutrition Month in the…

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Diabetes Prevention: The Impact of Food on Blood Sugar and Energy Levels

UCHC celebrated National Nutrition Month in partnership with New York Public Library during a two-day workshop at the library’s Van Nest location. The participants learned about two important health topics: Preventing Diabetes and Foods that Impact Energy and Overall Wellness. The Van Nest community was able to ask questions and…

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UCHC Live: Food Pantry Tour with West Side Campaign Against Hunger

In observance of National Nutrition Month, UCHC was invited to tour the West Side Campaign Against Hunger’s (WSCAH) “Supermarket Style” food pantry with special guest, Haley Davis, former Development and Communications Coordinator at WSCAH. WSCAH clients are able to shop the food pantry in the same way they would shop…

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UCHC Drives Access to Care with New Mobile Health Center

Union Community Health Center (UCHC) launched its #DrivingAccessToCare program, with the unveiling of a 35’ state-of-the-art mobile health center. This program will bring quality, culturally-competent, healthcare to the most underserved areas in The Bronx. UCHC is redefining access to care by offering primary care, behavioral health care, and preventive services…

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UCHC Live: Cooking for Heart Health

UCHC Live featured a heart healthy cooking demo by Chef Wilson (https://www.facebook.com/Chefebony2u/). Chef taught viewers how to cook a low-sodium or no-sodium meal, while still ensuring the food was seasoned well and tasted flavorful. Watch the full segment here. UCHC LIVE Episode 3: Heart healthy cooking…

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Black History Month Health Series: UCHC Addresses Health Care Concerns in the Black Community

UCHC presented a health series that focused on health concerns in the black community such as heart health, physical and occupational therapy, eye health and behavioral health. UCHC providers and community-based organizations provided extensive health education including tips on how members of the black community can maintain good health…

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