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Boriken Neighborhood Health Center Attends Harlem Week’s Senior Citizen Day!

08/17/22

On Friday, August 12th Boriken attended Harlem Week’s Senior Citizen Day! Senior Citizen Day brings together numerous organizations like Boriken, SelectHealth, & more. We were able to attend to give out […]

Boriken Neighborhood Health Center Attends P79M’s School Health Fair!

08/17/22

On Wednesday, August 10th Boriken attended P79M’s School Health Fair! Along with many other organizations, Boriken was able to attend to give out goodie bags consisting of information on our […]

Boriken Neighborhood Health Center Attends National Night Out!

08/17/22

On Tuesday, August 2nd Boriken attended National Night Out! National Night Out is hosted in over 70 locations throughout the city & Boriken was able to go to the ones […]

The Week of 8/7-8/13 is National Health Center Week!

08/9/22

The Week of 8/7-8/13 is National Health Center Week! Observed in the second week of August every year, to promote their efforts in building a healthy country by servicing the […]

August is National Breastfeeding Awareness Month!

08/5/22

August is National Breastfeeding Awareness Month! This month serves to support families and educate them on the benefits of breastfeeding.

August is Children’s Eye Health & Safety Month!

08/1/22

August is Children’s Eye Health & Safety Month! As you are getting your kids ready for the school year, and doing the routine check-ups, let’s not forget to visit your Optometrist […]

August is National Immunization Awareness Month!

08/1/22

August is National Immunization Awareness Month! Call us today to set up an appointment for your Flu Vaccination, 212-289-6650.

Boriken Neighborhood Health Center Visits Bilingual Head Start!

08/1/22

On Thursday, July 28th Boriken visited Bilingual Head Start! Located on 116th St, we were able to attend to give out goodie bags & travel kits consisting of information on […]

Boriken Neighborhood Health Center Visits Salsa Wednesdays!

08/1/22

On Wednesday, July 27th Boriken visited Salsa Wednesdays! Hosted at White Park on 106th St, we were able to attend along with a number of other organizations to spread the […]

Boriken Neighborhood Health Center Hosts an On-Site Event!

08/1/22

On Tuesday, July 26th Boriken Neighborhood Health Center hosted an On-Site event. Throughout the event, we were able to inform the community on many of our services including, PrEP, Our […]

For Minority Mental Health Awareness Month, Here’s our Director of Behavioral Health, Olga Victor Discussing Mental Health Within Minority Communities!

07/29/22

Here is our Director of Behavioral Health, Olga Victor going more in detail about Mental Health within minority communities! Mentioning some of the things that still negatively affect Mental Health […]

Boriken Neighborhood Health Center Visits Marcus Garvey Park!

07/18/22

On Friday, 7/15/2022, Boriken visited Marcus Garvey Park. Boriken was able to give out goodie bags consisting of information on our services, COVID-19 At-Home Test Kits & more! If you […]

Boriken Neighborhood Health Center Hosts an On-Site Event!

07/13/22

On Tuesday, July 12th Boriken Neighborhood Health Center hosted an On-Site event. We also had Association to Benefit Children (ABC) & Harlem Village Academies visit us! Throughout the event, we […]

Boriken Neighborhood Health Center visits Marcus Garvey Park!

07/13/22

On Thursday, 6/30/2022, Boriken visited Marcus Garvey Park. Alongside many other organizations, Boriken was able to give out travel kits consisting of information on our services, & more! If you […]

Boriken Neighborhood Health Center Visits Bilingual Head Start!

07/13/22

On 6/28/2022, Boriken Neighborhood Health Center visited Bilingual Head Start. With the students graduating, Head Start decided to hold a celebration right outside of their building & Boriken was invited! […]

Bilingual Head Start & the DAPC Visit Boriken!

07/13/22

On 6/27/2022 the DA Parent Committee from Bilingual Head Start visited the Boriken Neighborhood Health Center. Going floor by floor, the DAPC was able to tour the entire building, learning […]

Boriken Neighborhood Health Center Hosts an On-Site Event!

07/13/22

Here’s Boriken Neighborhood Health Center hosting their on-site event on 6/23/2022. We also had Little Sisters of The Assumption & Harlem Village Academies visit! We were able to hand out information […]

June 2022 Newsletter

07/13/22

Here’s our newsletter from June 2022 available below!

July is Minority Mental Health Awareness Month!

07/13/22

July is Minority Mental Health Awareness Month! Anyone can experience the challenges of mental illness regardless of their background. However, background and identity can make access to mental health treatment […]

July is UV Safety Awareness Month!

07/12/22

July is UV Safety Awareness Month! Lets ensure to keep ourselves as safe as possible from the sun during the summer months & read up on some tips to combat […]

July is HIV Testing Month!

07/8/22

July is HIV Testing Month! HIV testing is an act of self-care. Encouraging people to get tested and know their HIV status can help them stay healthy.

For National Men’s Health Month, Here’s our Chief Medical Officer Dr. Adam Aponte!

06/17/22

Here is Boriken’s Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Adam Aponte!Providing information on National Men’s Health Month andthe importance of keeping your health in check. Watch the video to learn more on […]

Boriken Neighborhood Health Center Hosts an On-Site Event!

06/17/22

On Thursday, June 16 Boriken hosted an On-Site Event. We were able to do Hepatitis-C & HIV Testing for those that were interested. As well, we had Harlem Village Academies […]

Boriken Neighborhood Health Center Attends The Senior Nutrition Program’s Puerto Rican Day Parade Celebration!

06/15/22

On June 9th, Boriken attended the Puerto Rican Day Parade Celebration hosted by the Senior Nutrition Program! We were able to hand out information on many of our services,giveaways & COVID-19 […]

Boriken Neighborhood Health Center Attends The 116th St Festival!

06/14/22

On Saturday, June 11 Boriken attended the 116th St Festival! Located on 3rd Avenue there were tons of people that came in to continue celebrating a weekend of Puerto Rican […]

East Harlem Council for Human Services Attends The Puerto Rican Day Parade!

06/14/22

On Sunday, June 12 EHCHS (Boriken Neighborhood Health Center, Bilingual Head Start, & The Senior Nutrition Program) attended the Puerto Rican Day Parade! Going from 48th St to 78th St, […]

EHCHS’ Bilingual Head Start Celebrates Their 57th Birthday!

06/9/22

On 6/1/2022, the East Harlem Council for Human Services’ Bilingual Head Start Program, celebrated their 57th Birthday! Hosted at both locations, students & families from Head Start came out to […]

Boriken Neighborhood Health Center Attends Art in the Park!

06/7/22

Here’s Boriken attending Art in the Park on 128th St & Lexington Ave! With a number of other companies in attendance, and tons of activities for people to do, Boriken […]

June is Men’s Health Month!

06/1/22

This month is Men’s Health Month! Aiming to encourage boys and men to take charge of their overall health by implementing healthy living decisions.

June is Pride Month!

06/1/22

June is Pride Month! A time to remember history, celebrate how far we’ve come in advancing the rights of LGBTQ+ people, but also to recharge our efforts to continue the […]

June is Cataracts Awareness Month!

06/1/22

June is Cataract Awareness Month! Call us to set up an appointment with our Optometrist today, 212-289-6650

Boriken Neighborhood Health Center Hosts an On-Site Event!

05/31/22

Here’s Boriken Neighborhood Health Center hosting their on-site event on 5/31/2022. We also had Key Tax & Notary Services visit! We were able to hand out information on many of our […]

Boriken Neighborhood Health Center Hosts an On-Site Event!

05/27/22

Here’s Boriken Neighborhood Health Center hosting their on-site event on 5/26/2022. We also had Union Settlement & Exodus Transitional Community visit! We were able to hand out information on many of […]

For Mental Health Awareness Month, Here’s Our Director of Behavioral Health, Olga Victor, Talking About Mental Health!

05/25/22

Here is Boriken’s Director of Behavioral Health, Olga Victor!Giving us some facts on Mental Health & tips on how we can take care of it.

Boriken Neighborhood Health Center Hosts a Hepatitis-C Training with Exodus Transitional Community in Collaboration with Gilead!

05/24/22

Here is Boriken Neighborhood Health Center hosting a Hepatitis-C training with Exodus Transitional Community, in collaboration with Gilead on 5/20/2022! With presentations from Boriken, Gilead, & SelectHealth, we were able […]

Boriken Neighborhood Health Center Visits George Washington Houses!

05/24/22

Here’s Boriken Neighborhood Health Center going to George Washington Houses on 5/20/2022! We were able to hand out information on many of our services,giveaways & COVID-19 At-Home Test Kits. If you […]

Boriken Neighborhood Health Center Visits La Preciosa China!

05/19/22

Here’s Boriken Neighborhood Health Center going to La Preciosa China on 5/17/2022! We were able to hand out information on many of our services,giveaways & COVID-19 At-Home Test Kits. If you […]

Boriken Neighborhood Health Center Attends the Job Fair Hosted by Exodus!

05/19/22

Here’s Boriken attending the Job Fair hosted by Exodus Transitional Community! With many other companies in attendance, we were able to talk to people that were seeking employment & interested […]

Boriken Celebrates National Nurses Week 2022!

05/16/22

In the last week (May 6th-May12th), Boriken celebrated National Nurses Week! Highlighting some of the nurses working hard to ensure our East Harlem community ensuring they’re treated with right to […]

Boriken Neighborhood Health Center Visits 1911 3rd Ave!

05/13/22

Here’s Boriken Neighborhood Health Center going to 1911 3rd Ave on 5/12/2022. We were able to hand out information on many of our services,giveaways & COVID-19 At-Home Test Kits. If you […]

Boriken Neighborhood Health Center Visits Central Park!

05/13/22

Here’s Boriken Neighborhood Health Center going to Central Park on 5/10/2022. We were able to hand out information on many of our services,giveaways & COVID-19 At-Home Test Kits. As well, we […]

May is National Blood Pressure Education Month!

05/10/22

May is National Blood Pressure Education Month! It’s always important to know your numbers. Schedule an appointment with your Primary Care Physician today!

Boriken Neighborhood Health Center Visits Isaac Houses!

05/2/22

Here’s Boriken Neighborhood Health Center going to Isaac Houses on 4/28/2022. We were able to hand out information on many of our services,giveaways & COVID-19 At-Home Test Kits. If you would […]

May is Mental Health Awareness Month!

05/2/22

May is Mental Health Awareness Month which is celebrated to fight stigma, educate the public, and advocate for policies that support people with mental illness.

May is Hepatitis Awareness Month!

05/2/22

This month is Hepatitis Awareness Month, used to serve as a time to raise awareness of Hepatitis-A, Hepatitis-B, and Hepatitis-C as major public health threats, while encouraging testing to identify […]

May is Jewish Heritage Month!

05/2/22

May is Jewish Heritage Month, shedding light to the many Jewish contributions to American culture!

For National Minority Health Month, Here’s Dr. Adam Aponte Discussing a Health Disparity, Infant Mortality

04/26/22

Here is Boriken’s Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Adam Aponte!Providing information on National Minority Health Month and the health disparities that are prevalent in our community. For this week, we would […]

Boriken Neighborhood Health Center Hosts an On-Site Event!

04/25/22

Here’s Boriken Neighborhood Health Center hosting their on-site event on 4/22/2022. We also had Select Health visit! We were able to hand out information on many of our services, Kinsa Smart Thermometers,giveaways & […]

Boriken Neighborhood Health Center Attends Easter Jam Hop!

04/21/22

Here’s Boriken Neighborhood Health Center attending Easter Jam Hop on 4/16/2022. We were able to hand out information on many of our services,giveaways & COVID-19 At-Home Test Kits. If you […]

Boriken Neighborhood Health Center Visits Play Up Studio!

04/20/22

Here’s Boriken Neighborhood Health Center going to Play Up Studio on 4/19/2022. We were able to hand out information on many of our services,giveaways & COVID-19 At-Home Test Kits. If […]

For National Minority Health Month, Here is Boriken’s Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Adam Aponte!

04/20/22

Here is Boriken’s Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Adam Aponte! Providing information on National Minority Health Month and the health disparities that are prevalent in our community. First one we would […]

Boriken Neighborhood Health Center Visits Lakeview Houses!

04/19/22

Here’s Boriken Neighborhood Health Center attending an event with Lakeview Houses on 4/14/2022. We also had Select Health & Fidelis Care visit! We were able to hand out information on […]

Boriken Hosts an On-Site Event With Exodus Transitional Community!

04/13/22

Here’s Boriken Neighborhood Health Center hosting their on-site event with Exodus Transitional Community on 4/11/2022. We also had Select Health & Fidelis Care visit! We were able to hand out […]

Boriken Neighborhood Health Center Visits J.C.A. Barbershop!

04/13/22

Here’s Boriken Neighborhood Health Center visiting J.C.A. Barbershop on 4/8/2022!We were able to hand out giveaways, information,and COVID-19 At-Home Test Kits. If you would like to see a full recap […]

Boriken Neighborhood Health Center Visits Community Christian Church!

04/7/22

Here’s Boriken Neighborhood Health Center visiting Community Christian Church on 4/5/2022!We were able to hand out giveaways, information,and COVID-19 At-Home Test Kits. If you would like to see a full […]

Boriken Neighborhood Health Center Attends an Event Hosted by Wagner Projects & Mount Sinai!

04/7/22

Here’s Boriken Neighborhood Health Center attending an event by Wagner Projects & Mount Sinai on 4/1/2022!This event was highlighting Mount Sinai’s first Mobile Prostate Cancer Screening Unit! We were met […]

Boriken Neighborhood Health Center Visits Krispy Kutz Barbershop!

04/7/22

Here’s Boriken Neighborhood Health Center visiting Krispy Kutz Barbershop on 3/31/2022!We were able to do health screenings including Diabetes & Blood Pressure screenings in our Medical Van!As well hand out […]

Women’s History Month (Recap)

04/4/22

As the month of March ended & April begins, we want to say thank you to the women of Boriken, in the community, & around the world for all that […]

April is Stress Awareness Month!

04/4/22

April is Stress Awareness Month. Let’s aim to learn how to cope with our stress and find healthy ways to deal with situations that cause it! Practices like these can […]

April is National Minority Health Month!

04/4/22

April is National Minority Health Month, made to highlight the health disparities affecting our racial & ethnic minority communities!

April is Autism Awareness Month!

04/4/22

For the month of April, we are observing Autism Awareness Month, to help raise awareness about autism spectrum disorder!

March 2022 Newsletter

03/31/22

Here’s our newsletter from March 2022 available below!

Boriken wants to Introduce You to Cologuard!

03/25/22

A new at-home screen made to detect signs of Colorectal Cancer! Ask your doctor for more information on how you may be able to get one. Once you are able […]

Boriken Neighborhood Health Center Visits Taft Houses!

03/23/22

Here’s Boriken Neighborhood Health Center visiting Taft Houses on 3/21/2022!We were able to do health screenings, hand out giveaways, information,and COVID-19 At-Home Test Kits.Thank you to Taft Houses for having […]

March is Women’s History Month!

03/17/22

This month is Women’s History Month! Thank you for everything that each and everyone of you do & the sacrifices you make. We would be nothing without you!Let’s ensure to […]

March is National Social Work Month!

03/17/22

March is National Social Work Month! It’s always the right time to start seeing a Social Worker, so make sure to come in today or call us at 212-289-6650 to […]

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month!

03/17/22

This month is National Colorectal Awareness Month!Let’s make sure to get our screenings as soon as we can.Contact your provider for more information today.

Boriken Neighborhood Health Center Visits George Washington Houses!

03/16/22

Here’s Boriken Neighborhood Health Center visiting George Washington Houses on 3/14/2022!We were able to do health screenings, hand out giveaways, information,and COVID-19 At-Home Test Kits.Thank you to Washington Houses for […]

Boriken Neighborhood Health Center Visits Lehman Houses!

03/11/22

Here’s Boriken Neighborhood Health Center visiting Lehman Houses on 3/8/2022!We were able to do health screenings, hand out giveaways, information, COVID-19 At-Home Test Kits, and Kinsa Smart Thermometers.Thank you to […]

Boriken Neighborhood Health Center Visits Major Kitchen!

03/11/22

Here’s Boriken Neighborhood Health Center visiting Major Kitchen on 3/3/2022!We were able to do health screenings, hand out giveaways, information, and COVID-19 At-Home Test Kits.Thank you to Major Kitchen for […]

Boriken’s Dentists Giving Tips to Parents for Children’s Dental Health Month!

03/2/22

To conclude the month of February & Children’s Dental Health Month, some of the dentist’s here at Boriken decided to give out some tips to parents to ensure their children’s […]

Boriken Neighborhood Health Center Visits Krispy Kutz Barbershop!

02/24/22

Here’s Boriken Neighborhood Health Center visiting Krispy Kutz Barbershop on 2/23/2022! We were able to do health screenings, hand out giveaways, information, COVID-19 At-Home Test Kits, and Kinsa Smart Thermometers.Thank […]

Boriken Neighborhood Health Center Visits The Senior Nutrition Program at Casabe Houses!

02/15/22

Here’s East Harlem Council for Human Services’ Senior Nutrition Program at Casabe Houses (2/14/2022) hosting their Valentine’s Day event for their clients. Thank you for allowing Boriken to come in […]

Boriken Neighborhood Health Center Celebrates National Wear Red Day

02/8/22

In honor of American Heart Month & National Wear Red Day, raising awareness of heart disease in women, our staff came in today wearing their favorite red attire! Check out […]

Benefits of Using the Boriken Pharmacy

02/8/22

Interested in finding out more about the Boriken Pharmacy? Check out the image below to see some of the benefits of using the pharmacy including Free Delivery, Savings and much […]

February is Black History Month!

02/3/22

As we enter the new month, we want to take the time to announce the start of Black History Month. This month, we remember the achievements of great Black Americans […]

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month!

02/3/22

Make sure to set up an appointment today with your child’s dentist to be made aware of the next steps in providing them with the best possible hygiene. If you’re […]

February is American Heart Month!

02/3/22

February is American Hearth Month. Let’s ensure that we all have a healthy heart & check in with a Cardiologist today! If you are interested in setting up an appointment […]

Boriken Neighborhood Health Center Visits Krispy Kutz Barbershop Storefront (2/1/2022)

02/3/22

Recap of our event with Krispy Kutz Barbershop earlier this week. Thank you for allowing us to come to your storefront (2/1/2022) and letting us hand out information & COVID-19 […]

Boriken Neighbohood Health Center Visits Carver Houses (1/28/2022)

02/3/22

Recap of our latest event at Carver Houses (1/28/2022) providing information & COVID-19 At-Home Test Kits. Thank you for allowing us to visit and give out to the Carver Houses […]

Boriken Neighborhood Health Center Visits Lehman Houses (1/20/2022)

01/21/22

Recap of our event with Lehman Houses on 1/20/2022. We want to say thank you for letting us come in to give information & most importantly, COVID-19 At-Home Testing Kits!

Boriken Neighborhood Health Center Visits First Spanish United Methodist Church (1/15/2022, 1/16/2022)

01/21/22

Recap of our event last weekend (1/15, 1/16) with First Spanish United Methodist Church. We want to say thank you for allowing us to come in to hand out some […]

Boriken Neighborhood Health Center Visits Lehman Houses (1/11/2022)

01/21/22

Recap of our event with Lehman Houses on 1/11/2022. Thank you for allowing us to come in to give out information and some items including COVID-19 Testing Kits!

Optometry

01/5/22

Come in for an appointment with our Optometrist at Boriken today! Dr. Karen Fu Available Monday’s & Friday’s (9AM-5PM) here at Boriken 2265 3rd Ave, New York, NY, 10035 212-289-6650

Glaucoma Awareness Month

01/5/22

As we start off the new year, we want to let everyone know about January’s Glaucoma Awareness Month! Let’s all make sure to check in & get our eyes examined […]

People posing with a photo of congressman Espaillat

Flu Shot & Covid-19 Testing Events in the Community

02/3/21

Thank you City Councilwoman Diana Ayala and Assemblyman Robert Rodriguez for all your support