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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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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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