News from UHP

All Urban Health Plan Sites will be open on Wednesday, March 15

All Urban Health Plan sites in the Bronx, Queens and Manhattan will be open tomorrow, Wednesday, March 15,  following our normal business hours. 

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Boricua Community Health Center Opens its Doors to the Community

Bronx, NY – Bronx residents living in the Morrisania area will have a new community health center providing quality healthcare to the whole family! Urban Health Plan is opening the doors of its newest clinical site, Boricua Community Health Center. Boricua Community Health Center is a

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Bronx-based organizations get connected to care for borough’s aging population

Bronx, NY — Aging issues are becoming important at the local and national level, given the rapid growth of our aging population. In the Bronx, out of 1.4 million residents, roughly 132,000 of them are over age 65, according to 2010 Census data. After a lifetime

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Ray Santos, acclaimed Latin Jazz composer, arranger and saxophonist, to be inducted into Urban Health Plan’s Wall of Fame

Contact: Robin West Urban Health Plan (347) 604-0063 Bronx, NY — The career of Ray Santos, the Grammy Award-winning composer, arranger and saxophonist, will be celebrated by his beloved Bronx community when he is inducted into Urban Health Plan’s Wall of Fame, on Friday, May 19

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Celebrating Doctors’ Day at UHP

This week, we celebrated our doctors for National Doctors’ Day.  Our doctors are dedicated to the well being of our patients and we appreciate all of their hard work. Here are this year’s award winners from our 2017 Doctor’s Day Dinner.  

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Celebrating the Diversity of Our Community — 21st Annual Bronx Health Fair provides health education while celebrating our community.

Bronx residents are gearing up to celebrate the 21st anniversary of Urban Health Plan’s Fiesta San Juan this Saturday, June 18. The annual health fair raises awareness about health resources needed to combat health challenges facing many Bronx residents and the medical and social services offered

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EPA Recognizes Bronx Community Health Center As National Model For Asthma Care

Bronx, New York — Urban Health Plan (UHP), a network of community health centers in the South Bronx and Corona, Queens, was recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as an outstanding national model for comprehensive asthma care. UHP was one of four organizations to

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Paloma Hernandez
Health Center Leader Inducted into NACHC Grassroots Hall of Fame

Bethesda, Md. – Paloma Izquierdo-Hernandez, President and Chief Executive Officer of Urban Health Plan, a network of Community Health Centers in the South Bronx and Queens, New York,  has been inducted into the Grassroots Hall of Fame for the National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC). 

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Healthy Weight Week Tips – 2017

In celebration of Healthy Weight Week 2017,  Urban Health Plan prepared the following health tips to help you learn how to make healthy eating choices that can lead to your  best health. Healthy Weight Week Tips: Eat three meals a day!  Skipping meals, especially breakfast can

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March is National Nutrition Month

This year’s theme is “Put Your Best Fork Forward,” which acts as a reminder that each bite counts. Making just small shifts in our food choices can add up over time.  The 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans suggest starting with small changes in order to make

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Milken Institute School of Public Health Names 2016 Geiger Gibson Program Distinguished Visitor

WASHINGTON, DC — The Milken Institute School of Public Health (Milken Institute SPH) at the George Washington University has named Paloma Izquierdo- Hernandez as the 2016 Geiger Gibson Distinguished Visitor. The Geiger Gibson Distinguished Visitor Program honors individuals whose lifetime careers in community health and achievements on

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Philip S. Allard joins Urban Health Plan, Inc. as Chief Operating Officer

Bronx, New York — Urban Health Plan, Inc., a network of community health centers in the Bronx, Queens and Manhattan, welcomes Philip S. Allard, MBA, MSW, LCSW, as its new Chief Operating Officer. “At a time when the health care industry is focusing on increasing access

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Prevention Starts Now! 13th Annual Diabetes Expo features expert insight on how diabetics benefit from a team approach  

Bronx, NY — More than 29 million Americans have diabetes, yet 1 in 4 don’t  know they have it, according to The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Another 86 million adults – more than one in three U.S. adults – have prediabetes, Locally, diabetes

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Urban Health Plan-Raising Awareness for a Growing Epidemic, Diabetes

Diabetes is extremely prevalent in most urban communities, especially the Bronx.  In a recent survey published by the New York City Department of Health, one in every three people in the borough suffers from Diabetes.  Urban Health Plan (UHP) alone has over 4,500 patients that are

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Solar Wall Helps UHP Save on Energy Costs and Protect the Environment

Bronx, NY (January 24, 2017)… New York City solar installation leader Quixotic Systems has designed an innovative solar solution in the heart of the Bronx at Urban Health Plan’s Simpson Pavilion – a “solar wall” that will save the health provider money for critical community health

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Thanking a Bronx Business for Bringing Healthy Food Options to the Community!

UHP and the New York City Department of Health’s Shop Healthy program presented from Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. to Andy Silverman, owner of Sol’s Pharmacy in the Bronx. Andy worked with Urban Health Plan’s nutrition department to join the Shop Healthy program, Which works

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Today! April 11, 2017 – Free produce distribution

Open to all in the community, regardless of age or income! Join us!

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Today is our birthday!

We’re celebrating 43 years of providing quality, affordable care to the community! Congratulations to our founder Dr. Richard Izquierdo, our President and CEO Paloma Izquierdo-Hernandez, and our leadership, associates and patients!

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Urban Health Plan joins NCLR’s National Affiliate Network

February 19, 2016 — Bronx, New York:  The board of directors of the NCLR (The National Council of La Raza) just voted to have Urban Health Plan (UHP), Inc., a network of community health centers based in the Bronx and Queens, become one of its national

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Welcome to our new website

We recently introduced a new look and design to our website! The most notable change is that you can easily access it and read the content using a mobile device. This is important because we know the majority of people who view the website use mobile

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News Articles About UHP

Bronx Times – NY Solar Provider Quixotic Systems Installs Solar Wall in Bronx

Bronx Times – NY Solar Provider Quixotic Systems Installs Solar Wall In Bronx

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