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UCHC Raises Awareness Around the Importance of Children’s Dental Health

In conjunction with the American Dental Association’s Give Kids a Smile program, Union Community Health Center kicked-off Children’s Dental Health Month with a fun two-day event recognizing the importance of pediatric oral health for teething children through adolescence. Kids were invited to come meet the puppet mascots, Mrs. Flossy and…

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How UCHC Is Helping Parents Manage Stress

UCHC, in collaboration with New York Psychotherapy and Counseling Center, hosted a new Health Series focused on the various stressors and pressures that Muslim mothers in the Bronx experience. On January 26, the “Stress Management for Parents” workshop took place at Masjid Al-Fawzaan Women’s Circle.  Attendees learned: How to recognize…

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UCHC Live Takes Health Education to the Next Level

On January 24, 2019, UCHC proudly launched UCHC Live, a new Facebook Live segment that focuses on mental, physical and emotional wellness. Understanding the importance to connect with patients in every sense of the word, UCHC has extended their health education outreach to Facebook. Hosted by UCHC Public Affairs Manager,…

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UCHC Launches New Patient Portal, Empowering Patients to Take Control of Their Health

The launch of UCHC’s new patient portal enables patients to request and view appointments, access test results, communicate privately with the provider, and view or pay bills. All these benefits are free and available 24/7. Patients can sign up here. https://bit.ly/2RBiKJW…

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UCHC Partners with WSCAH to Bring More Affordable Healthy Food Options to Patients

Union Community Health Center partnered with West Side Campaign Against Hunger (WSCAH) to increase access to affordable and income-driven healthy food options for UCHC patients. WSCAH is an emergency hunger-relief organization, and is the first supermarket-style, customer-choice food pantry in the United States.

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UCHC Responds to Proposed Changes to the Public Charge

UCHC gathered elected officials and policy experts to host a community forum on proposed changes to the Public Charge. The New York Immigration Coalition‘s Max Handler and the office of Hon. Gustavo Rivera offered the public a better understanding of how the proposed rule changes would negatively impact immigrant…

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