Health Info

How to survive an epidemic

Jun 8 2017 6:30 pm
Jun 8 2017 8:30 pm

If you're a Hispanic or Black male in Central Harlem, statistics say you're twice as likely to contract HIV than other New Yorkers. If you're a Black woman, your 13 times as likely.

Clinic closures, HIV stigma, drug use and additional socio-economic issues are driving this health disparity in our community. But together, we can end the epidemic.

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Health in Action Community Celebration

Jun 15 2017 4:00 pm
Jun 15 2017 7:00 pm

Find out more about the health-minded efforts going on across East Harlem during the Health in Action Community Celebration.

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AIDS Art and Activism Today

Jun 7 2017 6:30 pm
Jun 7 2017 8:30 pm

Join the Museum of the City of New York and Visual AIDS for a discussion considering the legacy of HIV/AIDS activism in the ‘80s and ‘90s and how activists and artists continue to develop new models of treatment, prevention, and campaigns today.

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Know Your Rights: NYC ID Info-Session

Jun 2 2017 11:00 am

Not quite clear on your rights as an immigrant or just looking to take advantage of all that New York City has to offer? Swing by the 125th Street New York Public Library for the NYC ID: Know Your Rights information session to find out more about the benefits of getting a NYC ID and how to apply.

Did you know… learning about the Glycemic Index can help you manage your blood sugar?

We’ve all heard people talk about “blood sugar”—and if you or someone you know has diabetes this topic is even more important. But what is it? And how does what we eat affect it?

Harlem Dowling's "Spring Into Good Health" health fair

Jun 2 2017 12:00 pm
Jun 2 2017 4:00 pm

Spring is moving quickly! Join Harlem Dowling on June 2nd for their annual health fair with free family-friendly fun for all. There will be health screenings and testings, raffles, and giveways you do not want to miss!

Details:

When:

Friday, June 2, 2017

Location

2139 Adam Clayton Powell Junior Boulevard
New York, NY 10027
United States
40° 48' 36.018" N, 73° 56' 49.4052" W

Discussion on addressing stigma in mental health

May 24 2017 6:30 pm

Do you feel like mental health issues are ignored or disregarded in your community and not sure what to do about it? Join Women's Empire for an open discussion on addressing stigma in mental health, facilitated by Aisha D. Smith, participant assistance department coordinator at Grace Institute.

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Did you know… there are safe ways to get rid of bed bugs?

Bed bugs are small insects that feed mainly on human blood. They like to live in houses and apartments, and are fond of living in bedding. Baby bed bugs are see-through, tan in color, and as small as a poppy seed. Adult bed bugs are flat, oval, rusty red in color, and about the size of an apple seed.

Actionplay presents SURREALITY TV

May 20 2017 7:00 pm
May 21 2017 2:00 pm

SURREALITY TV is an Original Musical Comedy featuring original songs that you'll want to sing along to! Created by the Actionplay Chorus from Comedy Central's Night of Too Many Stars comprised of teens and young adults on the autism spectrum in an inclusive performance.

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Did You Know…One pill a day can help protect you against HIV

Think you might be at risk for HIV and looking for a way to have worry-free sex? PrEP (also known as pre-exposure prophylaxis) could be for you.

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