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Healthy Tip Of the Week (HTW): July 2-8

We’re in the heart of summer, and it’s hot! The weather is nice and sunny, but the heat can be dangerous. Here’re some tips on keeping yourself safe so you can enjoy the season to the fullest.

Healthy Tip Of the Week (HTW): June 27

June 27th is National HIV Testing Day! Need to know the importance of getting in the “know zone” and where to get free testing in your neighborhood? Read more about it below!

Healthy Tip Of the Week (HTW): June 19- June 25

June 19th is World Sickle Cell Day. Sickle cell disease is a genetic disorder that can cause serious health problems —but people who have it can live healthy, happy lives if they take the advice of doctors.

Alpha Phi Alpha's Black men's health fair and forum: Healing the mind, body And spirit!

Jun 17 2017 12:00 pm
Jun 17 2017 4:00 pm

Celebrate Father’s Day this weekend with a community health fair and forum sponsored by Kappa Xi Lamda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Inc. Forum topics include: HIV/AIDS, heart disease, diabetes, prostate cancer, mental and spiritual health.

There will be FREE health screenings.


The Bronx Defenders Annual Community Block Party

Jul 12 2017 12:00 pm
Jul 12 2017 4:00 pm

It’s that time again…get ready for the Annual Bronx Defenders Community Block Party! Come on by for a day of music & dance, free food, pony rides, carnival games, health & legal info, voter registration, community advocacy groups, and much more. 

4 Tips to reduce stress during commuter delays or cancellations

Did you know…there are simple steps you can take to reduce stress during commuter delays or cancellations?

Design for better health information: Say Ah!'s Free training

Jun 27 2017 5:00 pm
Jun 27 2017 6:45 pm

Design for Better Health Information: Health Literacy Workshop, Part 2. This free training will help you learn and review accessible design methods, improve your health information materials, and gain skills to make your work more useable to audiences that struggle to understand health information at this free workshop.


Writing for better health information: Say Ah!'s Free training

Jun 20 2017 5:00 pm
Jun 20 2017 6:45 pm

Plain Language Writing! Health Literacy Workshop, Part I: This free training will help you improve your skills in communicating complex health information to patients, caregivers and consumers, and meet the literacy needs of your target audience. Bring in materials you are working on to get feedback and support. The agenda is:

5 pm - Registration


Bronx Healthy Alternatives Event!

Jun 17 2017 12:00 pm
Jun 17 2017 2:30 pm

Free samples! Free food demos! Free fitness classes! Free sports!

Free Gynecologic Screening

Jun 24 2017 10:00 am
Jun 24 2017 2:00 pm

When was the last time you went to see a gynecologist? If it has been more than a year, make sure to take advantage of this free gynecologic screening event at Lenox Hill Hospital. All women need annual gynecologic exams, even after a hysterectomy. This special screening event is open to all women over the age of 18 and no appointments are necessary.

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