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Healthy Tip of the Week (HTW): July 3- July 9

July is International Group B Strep awareness month. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than 200,000 newborns are infected with Group B Strep (GBS) every year in the United States.

What is Group B Strep?

One on One SNAP Appointments

Jul 5 2016 11:00 am

Have questions about SNAP? The NYC Coalition is here to provide assistance with applications, recertification and other questions regarding SNAP benefits. Drop in and chat one on one with an expert from 11 AM to 3 PM

 

Curing Hep C: Information and dinner

Jul 19 2016 6:00 pm

Did you know that Blacks have a substantially higher rate of chronic Hepatitis C than Whites and other racial and ethnic groups?

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Healthy Tip of the Week (HTW): June 26 - July 2

With the hot weather and school out for the summer, there are more chances for kids to enjoy the outdoors. Take steps to keep them safe and healthy outdoors!

Water Safety

HIV and Hepatitis C Testing at the Abyssinian Baptist Church

Jun 22 2016 5:00 pm
Jun 29 2016 7:00 pm

June is National HIV Testing Month! Did you know that 1 in 8 people with HIV don't know they have it? Know your status with this testing event hosted by the Abyssinian Baptist Church in Harlem.

Healthy Tip of the Week (HTW): June 12 - June 18

Did you know that one in five adults in the United States is affected by arthritis? That's over 50 million men and women. That many people could fill Yankee Stadium 1,000 times! Arthritis is a leading cause of disability in the U.S. It affects working-age adults, seniors, and even children.

What is arthritis?

Club Fit Yoga: East Harlem

Jun 11 2016 10:00 am
Sep 24 2016 10:00 am

Join the Harlem Yoga Studio for FREE outdoor yoga classes the whole summer. Yoga is a great way for the entire family to stay fit and flexible! Classes will be held every Saturday in June through September. Each session is one hour long and led by a certified yoga teacher. Instructors speak both English and Spanish.

7th Annual NYC Multicultural Festival

Jun 4 2016 11:00 am
Jun 4 2016 6:00 pm

New York City is the most culturally diverse city in the world. Join the African Chorus Ensemble, the NYPD Manhattan Borough President, and Community Boards 9 and 10 for an annual spectacular festival celebrating our diverse cultural expressions on Saturday, June 4.

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Healthy Tip of the Week (HTW): May 22 - May 28

National Women's Health Week starts each year on Mother's Day, but women's health is a priority every day of the year! Read this week's healthy tip for women to learn how you can start taking steps to live a safer and healthier life.

Get screened to prevent disease and get problems treated early

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