Apicha CHC Offers Free HIV Testing at Boxers

Apicha Community Health Center Sep 21, 2016

This Friday, September 23, 2016, Apicha CHC will be hosting a mobile HIV testing event! In order to further connect with our community, we wanted to give individuals an opportunity to get tested outside of the typical "doctors office" atmosphere. Details can be found below:

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Apicha CHC shares some of their favorite Gay Short Films - Part 2

Apicha Community Health Center Sep 21, 2016

As Part 2 of this series, we wanted to continue highlighting a few more of our favorite gay short films.

These films were produced by a variety of talented individuals in the LGBT community who are telling stories about their experiences to further raise the voice of all LGBT people.

  

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The LGBT Career Fair 2016 and How to Prepare

Apicha Community Health Center Sep 19, 2016

Are you living in or near the New York City area and looking to start or advance your career? The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center will be hosting their annual LGBT Career Fair on Friday, September 30th, 2016.

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Transgender Sexual Health Guide: Safer Sex

Apicha Community Health Center Sep 09, 2016

When it comes to sex, there’s a serious lack of resources available to transgender people that talks about their bodies and their needs in a relatable and respectful way. Our friends from the Human Rights Campaign Foundation created an amazing guide to safer sex for trans bodies. So we wanted to...

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Early Signs of HIV

Apicha Community Health Center Aug 24, 2016

Early HIV is the beginning stage of HIV disease, right after HIV infection occurs. If you were not aware that your partner is living with HIV, you did not realize you were at risk. During early HIV, the virus is reproducing very rapidly and HIV can be easily passed to others through sex or...

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Apicha CHC shares some of their favorite Gay Short Films - Part 1

Apicha Community Health Center Aug 23, 2016

At Apicha CHC, we embrace the unique and diverse communities we serve, and belong to. That's why we wanted to start a blog series sharing a number of gay short films created by our communities.

These films were produced by a variety of talented individuals in the LGBT community who are telling...

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Talking to Your Doctor is Simple With Apicha CHC's Patient Portal

Apicha Community Health Center Aug 17, 2016

More often than not, the process of going to the doctor is more painful than the visit itself--between finding a time and date that will fit in everyone's schedules, the logistics of actually getting to the doctor's office, and trying to remember everything you were supposed to bring with you,...

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PrEP for Sex: A Step-By-Step Video Guide to the HIV Prevention Pill

Apicha Community Health Center Aug 16, 2016

Throughout the past year, you may have heard about the HIV prevention pill, PrEP. Due to the rapid increase in HIV positive individuals, the PrEP pill is starting to be considered as a viable HIV prevention method by a wider range of people. 

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The Health & Well-being of LGB Youth

Apicha Community Health Center Aug 12, 2016

With the 2016-2017 school year right around the corner, it seems to be the appropriate time to talk about the mental safety of our LGB youth. School can be a much different experience for LGB students than it is for their straight peers. 

According to the CDC, recent studies show that LGB...

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Learn more about Hepatitis on World Hepatitis Day

Apicha Community Health Center Jul 28, 2016

In case you missed it, World Hepatitis Day is today, July 28th.   You've probably heard of hepatitis, but you may not know what it is exactly, how you can catch it, or how to prevent it.  This blog can teach you all you need to know.  

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