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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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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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