How to Pick the Right Birth Control For You

Apicha Community Health Center Sep 12, 2018

For many people, birth control is a daily part of their life. With all the different kinds of birth control, it can be hard to pick the one that's most suitable for you. By taking a look at your lifestyle, personal preferences, and speaking with your doctor, you can find one that's right for you.

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The Best Way to Wash Your Hands

Apicha Community Health Center Sep 05, 2018

Washing your hands is a no-brainer. It’s such a simple thing, you’d be surprised that so many people do it wrong. The truth is, washing your hands the right way does take some thought (and effort).

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Safe Sex 101: What is Safe Sex?

Apicha Community Health Center Aug 29, 2018

There’s no one right way to have sex. Everyone has sex differently, and for different reasons. However, there is one thing everyone should be doing when it comes to sex: being safe.

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Safe Sex 101: Know Your Birth Control Options

Apicha Community Health Center Aug 29, 2018

Birth control is how you can prevent pregnancy, even if you are sexually active. It's also a great way to practice safe sex. However, birth control isn't limited to one simple pill or a condom. There are many different forms of birth control options for you to choose from.

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Covering Your Bases: What's an STD?

Apicha Community Health Center Aug 23, 2018

When it comes to having sex, there is always the risk of getting an STD. However, it's hard to protect yourself or make the right decisions if you don't know what that is.

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6 Ways to Stay Healthy With the Changing Seasons

Apicha Community Health Center Aug 23, 2018

Although we don't want to admit summer is coming to a close, fall is just around the corner. So as we switch gears and head into fall, it's important to take care of our health.

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How to Prepare for Hurricane Season in NYC

Apicha Community Health Center Aug 16, 2018

Did you know hurricane season is from June 1 to November 1? Although hurricanes don't always happen, it's important to be prepared and safe. Every New Yorker should have a plan to either evacuate, or be prepared to safely wait for the storm to end at home.

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4 Ways You can Celebrate National Health Center Week

Apicha Community Health Center Aug 13, 2018

This week, from August 12 to 18, is National Health Center Week. It's a time to for everyone to celebrate all the work that patients, staff, and community health centers do. And, to celebrate your own health too!

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Everything you Need to Know to Vote in NYC

Apicha Community Health Center Aug 09, 2018

Election season is fast-approaching. That means it's time to get ready to vote!

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Apicha CHC featured at 2018 AIDS Conference in Amsterdam

Apicha Community Health Center Jul 27, 2018

This year at the 22nd International AIDS Conference in Amsterdam, Apicha CHC was featured in a gallery showcasing PrEP/PEP artwork.

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