It's STD Awareness Month, So Let's Stop The Spread of Syphilis

Apicha Community Health Center Apr 18, 2017

This year during STD Awareness Month, The New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute is calling us to raise awareness about syphilis so that we can educate people and stop the spread of syphilis in our communities. 

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Using Hook-Up Apps in 2017: Racism

Apicha Community Health Center Apr 13, 2017

"Using Hook-up Apps in 2017" is a series addressing issues of safety, racism, and emotional health. Apicha CHC recognizes that there is a lot that comes with pursuing sexual and romantic relationships using technology. We hope that this series will raise awareness about these issues and offer...

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Using Hook-Up Apps in 2017: Safety Tips

Apicha Community Health Center Apr 07, 2017

"Using Hook-up Apps in 2017" is a series addressing issues of safety, racism, and emotional health. Apicha CHC recognizes that there is a lot that comes with pursuing sexual and romantic relationships using technology. We hope that this series will raise awareness about these issues and offer...

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Wellness Tips For The Changing Season

Apicha Community Health Center Apr 04, 2017

March 20th marked the first day of spring and with the new season comes a new groove to get into. But why do so many people get sick when this season rolls in? The shift in temperature from winter to spring introduces new viruses, ones that we aren't used to. The change in temperature allows...

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Apicha CHC Celebrates Transgender Day of Visibility

Apicha Community Health Center Mar 31, 2017

In 2010, Rachel Crandall, the head of Transgender Michigan, asked why there wasn't any days of recognition that celebrated Transgender people, rather than just remember the lives lost to anti-trans violence and hate. She wanted to create a day that made her life and the lives of transgender...

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Apicha and the Arts: Intimacy, Sex, and HIV/AIDS Stigma

Apicha Community Health Center Mar 27, 2017
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NYC Wants to Provide Affordable LGBTQ+ Senior Housing: Take this survey and help NYC make it happen!

Apicha Community Health Center Mar 21, 2017

New York City is trying to improve senior housing options for LGBTQ+ people currently living in one of New York CIty's five boroughs. The goal is to provide our LGBTQ+ seniors with affordable housing, where they feel safe and cared for.

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Hepatitis A Cases Increase Among Men Having Sex with Men

Apicha Community Health Center Mar 16, 2017

 

On March 9th, 2017, The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (NYC DOHMH) issued an alert regarding the number of hepatitis A cases that have been accounted for in 2017.

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The Media Must Do Better: Reporting the Deaths of Transgender People

Apicha Community Health Center Mar 14, 2017

 

Last year we mourned the lives of the many transgender people that were lost to brutal acts of violence. In 2017, we continue to confront these tragedies and try to figure out how we can fight against these painful and devastating acts of violence. We know that at least seven transgender...

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It's National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

Apicha Community Health Center Mar 10, 2017

 

Today is National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. A day to remind us of the long fight to end HIV/AIDS in women and girls, while also talking about the unique barriers women and girls face when it comes the HIV/AIDS epidemic. 

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