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The Urban Health Plan family is grief-stricken at the tragic loss of our friend and colleague, Melissa Vanderhall. Melissa was a physician assistant in our walk-in department since 2015 and was much loved by her patients and colleagues. She was bright, intelligent and compassionate, someone who
All Urban Health Plan sites in the Bronx, Queens and Manhattan will be open tomorrow, Wednesday, March 15, following our normal business hours.
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 http://www.wholesalejerseys1.com Center. Boricua Community Health Center is
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
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
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
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
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).
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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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Urban Health Plan’s WIC Program is sponsoring its annual Breastfeeding and Family Expo. Join us for a fun-filled day the whole family will enjoy! Date: Thursday, August 16 Time: 11 am to 3 pm Location: Field of Dreams Park, Southern Blvd and 167 Street in the Bronx Breastfeeding
Bronx Times – NY Solar Provider Quixotic Systems Installs Solar Wall In Bronx
Chicago, IL – Urban Health Plan is proud to announce that chief executive officer Paloma Izquierdo-Hernandez was recognized by Modern Healthcare as one of 2018’s Top 25 Minority Executives in Healthcare. The profiles of all the winners are featured in the February 26, 2018 print issue
Please be advised that Boricua Community Health Center (3209 Third Avenue) will be temporarily closed from Saturday July 7, 2018 through Sunday July 15. Patients who need health services can go to our main site, El Nuevo San Juan Health Center (1065 Southern Boulevard), or Bella Vista Community
Tell your story about pregnancy, prenatal, and post partum care at a listening session with NYS Health Commissioner Dr. Howard Zucker, and the Maternal Infant Community Health Collaborative. The listening session will address the high rates of maternal and infant mortality seen in our communities. Date: Thurs.
Please be advised that Boricua Community Health Center (3209 Third Avenue) will remain closed until Sunday July 22, 2018. We expect to open on Monday, July 23. If you need medical services, please visit our main site, El Nuevo San Juan Health Center, 1065 Southern Boulevard.