Q&A with Dr. Lara Alberts, MD

Apicha Community Health Center Feb 13, 2018

Dr. Alberts is one of Apicha Community Health Center's newest providers. She received her medical degree from Thomas Jefferson University, where she was a Dr. Levitt Summer Research scholar.

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Q&A with Dr. Tanyka Sam, MD MPH, Executive Medical Director

Apicha Community Health Center Feb 13, 2018

A Brooklyn native, Dr. Tanyka Sam is Apicha CHC’s new Executive Medical Director. After completing her undergraduate education at Cornell University, Dr. Sam attended SUNY at Buffalo for both her medical school and internal medicine training.

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How to Enroll for Health Insurance, After the Deadline

Apicha Community Health Center Feb 09, 2018

Have you enrolled for health insurance yet? If the answer is no, it’s not too late to apply!

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For The Love of Your Partner, Know Your Status

Apicha Community Health Center Feb 07, 2018

Knowing your status means knowing whether or not you're HIV positive, and is important for your health. While it's important for your own well-being, it's also critical to share your status with your sex partner(s).

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Quitting Smoking in 2018: What You Need to Quit

Apicha Community Health Center Feb 06, 2018

Making the decision to quit is a big one, and requires dedication, support, and organization. In the second part of our four-part series, we help breakdown what the process of quitting looks like, and how to do it.

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Celebrating National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

Apicha Community Health Center Feb 02, 2018

February 7th marks the 18th National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, a nation-wide day of action in which folks are encouraged to get tested for HIV and spread awareness.

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Q&A with Rachel Sakai, DNP FNP-BC RN CDE,  Family Nurse Practitioner

Apicha Community Health Center Jan 23, 2018

Rachel Sakai is one of Apicha Community Health Center's newest providers and is a Doctor of Nursing Practice and Family Nurse Practitioner. 

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Massachusetts Urges Health Providers to Screen Asian Americans for Diabetes

Apicha Community Health Center Jan 22, 2018

On Monday, January 22, 2018, legislators from both the Massachusetts House and Senate have voted on a Joint Resolution to urge the Massachusetts Department of Public Health and other public and private health providers to screen Asian Americans for diabetes at a Body Mass Index (BMI) of 23.

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Apicha CHC Remains Committed to Providing Care to All Patients

Apicha Community Health Center Jan 22, 2018

Statement from David Boyd, Apicha Community Health Center Board Chair, and Therese R. Rodriguez, Apicha CHC CEO, regarding the  formation of New “Conscience and Religious Freedom Division” at HHS

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Project Connect: Build Your Community at GAYME

Apicha Community Health Center Jan 22, 2018

Are you a young (18-23 years old), Asian or Pacific Islander who identifies as LGBTQueer/Questioning? Are you interested in a FREE mentee program? Join Project Connect's GAYME (GLBT Adult-Youth Mentor/Mentee Empowerment) program!

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