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June is Men’s Health Month!

06/4/24

June is Men’s Health Month! A time to recognize the importance of a healthy lifestyle and habits for a better life for men.

June is Cataracts Awareness Month!

06/4/24

June is Cataracts Awareness Month! An eye examination with an optometrist is the best way to detect early cataracts. Make an appointment today with your eye care professional!

Boriken Visits MetroPlusHealth!

05/30/24

Last Thursday, Boriken visited Metro Plus Health! Where we were able to table with Hot 97 & Metro Plus Health. While tabling, the community was able to stop by and learn more about the […]

Boriken Has Began Implementing Their Mindfulness Workshops!

05/23/24

Boriken has started their Mindfulness Workshops! Working with the parents of Bilingual Head Start & Valerie’s Women Empowerment Group. Thanks to the help of the 2023 The People’s Money Initiative, […]

Cultural Observances for May!

05/16/24

We would like to take the time to highlight the Cultural Observances occurring in May! Including Asian American And Pacific Islander Heritage Month, Jewish American Heritage Month, South Asian Heritage […]

Here’s The Observances For May!

05/16/24

During the month of May, these are the awarenesses we will be focusing on! This includes Stroke Awareness Month, Hepatitis Awareness Month, & Mental Health Month!

Boriken Attended the Lori C. Pemberton Day Health & Wellness Fair!

05/14/24

This past Saturday, May 4th, Boriken attended the Lori C. Pemberton Day Health & Wellness Fair! While there, we were able to table for people to stop by and learn […]

Boriken Attends the Primary Care Development Corporation’s 2024 Gala!

05/14/24

Here’s Boriken’s CEO, Dr. Adam Aponte, CMO, Dr. Suarez, COO, Mr. Daniel Ramirez, & Director of Marketing, Ms. Ann Marie Vazquez, attended the Primary Care Development Corporation’s 2024 Gala on […]

Boriken Attended The Day of the Children Festival!

05/14/24

On April 28th, Boriken attended the Day of The Kids Festival! Where there were many activities for the children & resources available for families that stopped by, including many items […]

Boriken Attends The Pure Belpre Community Celebration!

05/14/24

On Friday, April 19th, Boriken attended the Pure Belpre Community Celebration! With many activities for the children & families available! If you would like a full recap, click here! Thank […]

Boriken Attends 3 Events on April 20th!

05/14/24

On April 20th, Boriken was in attendance for a number of events! This includes the ‘Spring Into Wellness’ Health Fair, PSA 5 Spring Festival, and Storefront Academy’s Family Fun & […]

Boriken Attends The Autism Awareness Day Event!

05/14/24

On April 13th, Boriken attended the Autism Awareness Day Event! Handing out bags filled with information on our services & some knick knacks for people to enjoy. It was definitely […]

Boriken Visits P.S. 146/P169 Annual Safety Town Hall Meeting!

05/14/24

On Friday, April 5th, Boriken attended the P.S. 146/P169 Annual Safety Town Hall Meeting. Where we tabled & presented on the many services we have available, while also handing out […]

April is Arab American Heritage Month

04/18/24

We would like to take the time out to recognize Arab American Heritage Month! Occurring in the month of April. Let’s come together this month and beyond to honor Arab families and […]

April 11-17 is Black Maternal Health Week!

04/11/24

April 11th-17th is Black Maternal Health Week! A time to raise awareness and inspire action on Black maternal health. This week serves as an important reminder of the urgent need […]

(4/8-4/12) This Week is Dental Hygienist Week!

04/9/24

This Week is Dental Hygienist Week! Dental hygienists are highly skilled dental professionals responsible for maintaining patients’ oral health and preventing dental problems and disease. If you see your Hygienist […]

This week is Adolescent Immunization Action Week!

04/4/24

This week is Adolescent Immunization Action Week (4/1-4/5) Adolescent Immunization Action Week (AIAW) is a yearly observance held April 1-5, highlighting the importance of adolescent immunizations by urging healthcare providers […]

Boriken Welcomes Our New Chief Operations Officer, Mr. Daniel Ramirez!

04/4/24

As of March 29th, Boriken & the East Harlem Council for Human Services now has a new Chief Operations Officer! Daniel Ramirez has over 30 years of healthcare experience working […]

Boriken Visits Bonifacio Senior Center!

03/14/24

On Monday, March 11th, Boriken visited Bonifacio Senior Center! Where we were able to hand out pulse oximeters & some information on our services while they were hosting their pantry […]

March 11-15th is Dental Assistant Week!

03/12/24

March 11th-15th is Dental Assistant Week! Thank you for all that you do & to your dedication to our dental practice!

March 6th is National Dentist Day!

03/7/24

March 6th is National Dentist Day! Let’s celebrate those who keep our smiles healthy and our teeth shining!

March is Women’s History Month!

03/1/24

March is Women’s History Month! Boriken would like to wish all the women in our staff, community, & around the world a great Women’s History Month.

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month!

03/1/24

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month! It is a month-long, annual campaign dedicated to spreading awareness about colorectal cancer and other preventative conditions related to the large intestines. It is […]

March is National Nutrition Month!

03/1/24

March is National Nutrition Month! Every year we celebrate March as National Nutrition Month. Let’s aim to start healthy habits & make more nutritious choices!

Former Boriken Medical Director, Dr. Jones

02/29/24

It is with our deepest condolences to inform you all of the passing of Dr. Robert Jones. As many of you are aware Dr. Jones was a respected provider with […]

Boriken Visits Casabe Housing for UPACA 5 & 6’s Event!

02/6/24

January 26th, Boriken attended an event by UPACA 5 & 6 at Casabe Housing! Where we were able to hand out hand bags filled with information on our services, pulse […]

Boriken Visited PS 7 for The New “New Yorkers” Coat, Toy, Food Giveaway Resource Fair!

02/6/24

On January 26th, Boriken visited PS 7 for The New “New Yorkers” Coat, Toy, Food Giveaway Resource Fair! With Senator Cordell Cleare, New York State Senator Jose M. Serrano, & […]

Deputy Speaker, Diana Ayala Visits Boriken!

02/6/24

This past month we were honored to receive a visit from Deputy Speaker, Diana Ayala! We sat with her, representatives from HUD along with our Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Adam Aponte, […]

Manhattan Borough President, Mark Levine Visits Boriken!

02/6/24

In January, Boriken hosted a visit from a special guest, Manhattan Borough President, Mark Levine! Mr. Levine met with our Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Adam Aponte, as well as several staff members. We […]

February is Children’s Dental Health Month!

02/1/24

February is Children’s Dental Health Month! The theme this year is healthy habits for healthy smiles. Let’s give special attention to our children’s dental health this month.

February is American Heart Month!

02/1/24

February is American Heart Month! Let’s use this month to spread awareness about the risk factors associated with heart disease and encourage each other to make heart-healthy choices. Together, we […]

CEO Press Release

01/29/24

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE East Harlem Council for Human Services, Inc. WelcomesDr. Adam Aponte as New Chief Executive Officer New York, NY – January 29th, 2024 – The East Harlem Council […]

Cervical Health Facts From Our Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner & Coordinator, Emilie Rosner!

01/24/24

Our Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner & Coordinator, Emilie Rosner provided us with some important information in relation to Cervical Health for Cervical Health Awareness Month. Check the images to learn […]

Community Resource: Bilingual Head Start & NYC Dept. of Health

01/16/24

Join the East Harlem Bilingual Head Start and the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene for an in-person community workshop in English and Spanish! Please see the images for […]

January is Cervical Health Awareness Month!

01/5/24

January is Cervical Health Awareness Month! A time to raise awareness on issues related to cervical cancer, HPV disease, and the importance of early detection. Set up an appoint today […]

January is Glaucoma Awareness Month!

01/4/24

January is Glaucoma Awareness Month! The world is a wonder to see, don’t let eye diseases steal your sight. Make your eye health a priority. Visit our Optometry Department today!

Boriken Has The Annual Toy Giveaway!

01/3/24

Just before Christmas on December 20th, Boriken held their Holiday Toy Giveaway in collaboration with Afro Latin Jazz Alliance’s Sweater Giveaway! We were able to give out over 400 toys […]

Boriken Neighborhood Health Center Visits Covello Senior Center!

12/6/23

This past Tuesday, December 5th, Boriken visited Covello Senior Center! Presenting information on our services & giving them some tote bags filled with resources & more details. Thank you for […]

This Week is National Influenza Immunization Week!

12/6/23

This week is National Influenza Vaccination Week, focusing on highlighting the importance of flu vaccination. Stop by Boriken today to learn how you can get your flu vaccine!

Boriken Health Center Has A Turkey Giveaway!

11/30/23

On November 20th, Boriken held a Turkey Giveaway! We were able to give out over 860 turkeys to patients, staff, & the community, almost triple the amount we had last […]

November is Diabetes Awareness Month!

11/9/23

November is Diabetes Awareness Month! A time when communities across the country seek to bring attention to diabetes.

November is National Healthy Skin Month!

11/9/23

November is National Healthy Skin Month! Making it a great time to give your skin a good self-scan or schedule an annual visit to the Dermatologist. Interested in setting up an […]

September-October 2023 Newsletter

10/24/23

Here’s our newsletter from Sept. – Oct. 2023 available below!

June 2023 Newsletter

10/24/23

Here’s our newsletter from June 2023 available below!

This week is National Health Education Week!

10/19/23

This week is National Health Education Week!

This Week is National Health Care Quality Week!

10/19/23

This week is National Health Care Quality Week! In observance of National Health Care Quality Week, we will be hosting our Staff QAPI Conference this Friday (10/20/2023). Stay tuned for […]

Today is World Mental Health Day!

10/10/23

Today is World Mental Health Day! Let’s take a moment to prioritize our mental well-being & remember that you deserve love, recognition, and support.

This Week is Mental Illness Awareness Week!

10/5/23

This week is Mental Illness Awareness Week!We all have to break the stigma and educate others and support everyone.

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month!

10/5/23

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month! This October and always, we support survivors. All of us can help end this violence forever, and we will never stop advocating for a […]

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month!

10/5/23

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month! Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women worldwide and the most common treatable cause of premature deaths. The only way to change […]

September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month!

09/12/23

September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month!Prostate cancer was the 6th leading cause of death for men, with 3,621 deaths in 2021.

September is Sickle Cell Awareness Month!

09/12/23

September is Sickle Cell Awareness Month!This is a chance for our community to come together and lift our voices in support of everyone whose lives have been touched by this […]

Boriken Neighborhood Health Center: Open Streets Recap

09/12/23

For the last 2 months, Boriken has held a weekly Open Streets event on the side of our building (123rd St between 2nd & 3rd Avenue)! Where we brought an […]

Boriken Neighborhood Health Center Hosts Their Open Streets!

07/18/23

On July 14th, Boriken hosted their Open Streets! There were many activities, resources, & more available for the community to engage with. Including a live band, DJs, screenings, HIV Testing, […]

Boriken Neighborhood Health Center Attends Old Timer’s Day!

07/12/23

On July 9th, Boriken attended Old Timer’s Day! This was the first time we were able to be in attendance & what an experience it was! While there we also […]

Boriken Neighborhood Health Center Hosts Open Streets!

07/12/23

On July 7th, Boriken hosted their first Open Streets! We were able to have many activities for the community available for those that stopped by. This included many resources from […]

Here are The Events Boriken Attended on The Week of 6/25!

07/11/23

On the week of 6/25, Boriken attended a number of events! This includes the National HIV Testing Day at Union Square Park (6/27), Singeria Picnic at Morningside Park (6/28), annd […]

Boriken Neighborhood Health Center Attends Harlem Pride!

07/11/23

On June 24th, Boriken attended Harlem Pride! This was our first time attending the Harlem Pride where we were able to work with many organizations in attendance. We were also […]

Boriken Neighborhood Health Center Attends The National Puerto Rican Day Parade!

06/14/23

On June 11th, Boriken attended the National PR Day Parade! Boriken was given the opportunity for the 2nd year to march through the PR Parade! It was definitely one to […]

Boriken Neighborhood Health Center Attends The 116th St Festival!

06/13/23

On Saturday June 10th, Boriken attended the 116th St Festival! Located at Kultiv8 Studios between 109th & 110th St on 3rd Avenue, Boriken was able to set up their table […]

Boriken Attends The Bronx Puerto Rican Festival!

06/7/23

On May 27th, Boriken attended the Bronx Puerto Rican Festival! There were many organizations participating in the festival including Boriken! We were able to give some items to those that […]

Boriken Neighborhood Health Center Visits MetroPlusHealth!

06/7/23

On Friday May 26th, Boriken visited MetroPlusHealth! We were able to hand out some goodie bags filled with information on our services, knick-knacks, & more. Thank you for having us […]

Boriken Neighborhood Health Center Visits Taft Houses!

06/7/23

On May 25th, Boriken visited Taft Houses! We visited them recently to do a presentation on Boriken services, but this time we decided to bring some of the services to […]

Boriken Neighborhood Health Center Visits Taft Houses!

05/24/23

On May 24th, Boriken visits Taft Houses! While there we were able to present on Boriken’s services & also give out some goodie bags filled with information on our services […]

Boriken Neighborhood Health Center Attends the CS 154 Wellness Fair!

05/24/23

On Saturday, May 20th, Boriken attended the CS 154 Wellness Fair! With many organizations in attendance, Boriken was there to give out some goodie bags to the community! They included […]

Boriken Neighborhood Health Center Hosts a Mental Health Workshop at Jefferson Houses!

05/23/23

On May 19th, Boriken visited Jefferson Houses! Our Director of Behavioral Health, Olga Victor was able to do a Mental Health workshop & present to the residents of Jefferson Houses. […]

Boriken Neighborhood Health Center Attends 2 Events in the Community!

05/23/23

On Thursday, May 18th, Boriken attended 2 events! This included the first one at the Renaissance School of the Art & then the second one at the Jefferson Houses TA Meeting. […]

Make Sure to Stop by & Place Your Vote for ‘The People’s Money’ Project!

05/18/23

Make sure to place your vote ‘The People’s Money’ Project!If you see Boriken’s table, come & get your ballot! Watch our video to learn more!

Boriken Neighborhood Health Center Attended 2 Events on Friday, May 12th!

05/17/23

Last Friday, May 12th, Boriken attended another 2 events! Including the EHCHS Community Organization Meet-and-Greet! Where EHCHS met with numerous East Harlem organizations and was able to learn more about […]

Boriken Neighborhood Health Center Attended 2 Events on Thursday, May 11th!

05/16/23

Last Thursday, May 11th Boriken attended 2 events. The first one was located at PS 62’s Health Fair in the South Bronx! Then the second event was located at Isaac […]

Boriken Neighborhood Health Center Organizes ‘The People’s Money’ Voting Kickoff Event!

05/16/23

On Monday, May 15th, Boriken organized ‘The People’s Money’ Voting Kickoff Event! Where the community was able to stop by & vote where ‘The People’s Money’ will go. We also […]

This Week is National Nurses Week!

05/10/23

This week (May 6th-May 12th) is National Nurses Week! An important opportunity for Americans to recognize the work our nurses provide to communities!

Boriken Neighborhood Health Center Attends Affinity by Molina Healthcare’s Cinco de Mayo Event!

05/9/23

For Cinco de Mayo, here’s Boriken attending Affinity by Molina Healthcare’s Cinco de Mayo Event! Where we gave out a number of bags filled with information on our services & […]

Mental Health Awareness Month: Tips on Taking Care of Your Mental Health!

05/5/23

For Mental Health Awareness Month, click here for a number of tips on taking care of your Mental Health!

Boriken Neighborhood Health Center Visits Bilingual Head Start!

05/4/23

Last Friday, April 28th, Boriken visited Bilingual Head Start! Where we were able to present to some migrant families on our services. We also gave out some bags with information […]

Changes on Your Insurance!

05/2/23

Check the images to find out the new changes on renewing your insurance! Including Medicaid & much more. Make sure to stay connected with the upcoming updates!

May is Hepatitis Awareness Month!

05/2/23

May is Hepatitis Awareness Month!A great time to raise awareness of viral hepatitis and encourage testing and vaccination.

May is Mental Health Awareness Month!

05/2/23

May is Mental Health Awareness Month!A special time of year where we get to solely focus on mental health and the importance of taking care of your mental health.

May is Stroke Awareness Month!

05/2/23

This month is Stroke Awareness Month! As one of the leading causes of death and disability in the United States, it is important to understand the signs and symptoms of […]

Boriken Neighborhood Health Center Organizes an On-Site Event!

05/1/23

On April 25th, Boriken organized an On-Site Event! This was the first event of the year where we were able to organize outside & we brought the event to the […]

Boriken Neighborhood Health Center Visits Carver Senior Houses!

05/1/23

On Tuesday April 25th, Boriken visited Carver Senior Houses! We were able to present to them the services we have available here at Boriken & which would be of best […]

Boriken Neighborhood Health Center Visits MetroPlus!

04/24/23

On Friday, April 21st, Boriken visited MetroPlus! While there we were able to hand out some gift bags filled with our information, COVID-19 At-Home Test Kits, & some knick-knacks! We […]

Boriken Neighborhood Health Center Visits East Harlem Earth Day Conference!

04/24/23

On April 21st, Boriken visited the East Harlem Earth Day Conference. Learning some of the upcoming projects within East Harlem to make the community more environmentally-friendly! This includes opening up […]

Boriken Neighborhood Health Center Visits Central Park!

04/17/23

On Friday April 14th, Boriken visited Central Park! While there we were able to engage with the community & inform them more about our services. Additionally, we also had some […]

Boriken Neighborhood Health Center Attends The Circle of Support: Together in One Voice for Children Event!

04/17/23

On Thursday April 13th, Boriken attended The Circle of Support: Together in One Voice for Children Event! This event was organized by East Harlem Community Partnership & brought together many […]

Boriken Neighborhood Health Center Organizes a Brunch for NYCHA Resident Association Presidents!

04/17/23

On Wednesday April 12th, Boriken organized a brunch for NYCHA Resident Association Presidents! While there Boriken was discussing with the presidents on the best ways for us to work together […]

Boriken Neighborhood Health Center Visits Harlem School District 4 Parent Coordinators!

04/4/23

On Monday April 3rd, Boriken visited Harlem School District 4 Parent Coordinators at PS 7! While there we were able to present to them about the services at Boriken & […]

Boriken Neighborhood Health Center Organizes An Event for International Transgender Day of Visibility!

04/4/23

This past Friday, Boriken organized an event for Transgender Day of Visibility! We were able to give out some goodie bags, & some new clothing. We also did some HIV/Hep-C […]

March 2023 Newsletter

04/3/23

Here’s our newsletter from March 2023 available below!

Boriken Neighborhood Health Center Attends the 340b Carve Out Strike in Albany!

03/27/23

This past Wednesday, Boriken travelled up to Albany to attend the 340b Carve Out Strike in Albany, NY. With many notable politicians in attendance like Senators Lea Webb & Gustavo […]

Boriken Neighborhood Health Center Visits the Senior Nutrition Program!

03/22/23

On March 21st, Boriken visited one of the EHCHS’ Programs the Senior Nutrition Program! While there we were able to attend their exercise class. Additionally, we were able to gift […]

Boriken Neighborhood Health Center Attends Her’Story Women’s Mixer!

03/20/23

On March 18th, Boriken attended Her’Story Women’s Mixer! While there we were able to hand out some accessories, bags filled with information on our services, & as well some brand […]

Boriken Neighborhood Health Center Organizes an On-Site Event!

03/20/23

On March 14th, Boriken organized an On-Site Event! While there we were able to do some HIV/Hep-C Screenings, give out some bags with our information, and for National Nutrition Month, […]

Boriken Neighborhood Health Center Visits CS 154!

03/20/23

On Monday March 13th, Boriken visited CS 154! While there, Boriken was able to present to many of the parents on the services & programs available at EHCHS and Boriken. […]

In Show of Support of Our LGBTQIA+ & Our Transgender Community, Boriken is Changing Our Signs to Make Everyone Feel Welcomed!

03/13/23

As a show of solidarity for our LGBTQ+ community, we at Boriken are implementing “All-Gender Bathroom” signs that cater to all of our patients! Boriken is a safe space for […]

Boriken Neighborhood Health Center Attends the Women’s Day of Health Event Organized by Exodus Transitional Community!

03/13/23

On March 8th, Boriken attended the Women’s Day of Health Event organized by Exodus Transitional Community! While there we were able to give out some bags with information on our services, […]

Boriken Neighborhood Health Center Attends Contracovid Immigrant Resource Drive!

03/7/23

On March 4th, Boriken attended the Contracovid Immigrant Resource Drive! While here, we were able to give out some clothing donations & goodie bags filled with information on our services […]

Boriken Neighborhood Health Center Attends an International Women’s Day Event!

03/7/23

On March 2nd, Boriken attended an International Women’s Day Event organized by Valerie’s Empowerment Group! While there we were able to do some clothing giveaways & as well give out […]

Boriken Neighborhood Health Center Hosts An On-Site Event!

03/3/23

On Friday, February 24th Boriken Hosted an On-Site Event! This Including HIV/Hep-C Screenings, Information on some of our services, Dental Screenings for Children’s Dental Health Month & much more. To […]

Boriken Neighborhood Health Center Hosts The Resource Fair!

03/2/23

On February 28th, Boriken hosted a Resource Fair in collaboration with Settlement Health, The Institute for Family Health, & East Harlem Neighborhood Action Center! This event aimed to provide numerous […]

Boriken Neighborhood Health Center Attends ‘Our Language Reunites Us’ Cultural Event!

02/22/23

On February 21st in celebration of International Mother Language Day, Boriken attended ‘Our Language Reunites Us’ Cultural Event! While there we were able to hand out a number of goodie […]

Boriken Neighborhood Health Center Hosts the Valentine’s Day Heart & Health Event with Affinity!

02/15/23

For Valentine’s Day on February 14th, Boriken hosted the Valentine’s Day Heart & Health Event organized by Affinity! We were able to have activities for kids, healthy snacks, & some […]

Boriken Neighborhood Health Center Visits Beatrice Senior Center!

02/14/23

On February 10th, Boriken visited our friends at Beatrice Senior Center! While there, we were able to do a presentation on Boriken & the rest of the programs of the […]

You’ll be Missed Jaclyn!

02/10/23

We would like to dedicate this post to Ms. Jacyln Tucker, our Physician in the Pediatrics Department, who will be leaving us soon to go back to her home in […]

Boriken Neighborhood Health Center Visited the Harlem Community School District 5!

02/10/23

On February 9th, Boriken visited the Harlem Community School District 5!We were able to present about the services available at East Harlem Council for Human Services. If you would like […]

Here is our Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Adam Aponte Joining the Organization, Cure for Their Tuesday Talks!

02/10/23

On February 7th, here’s our CMO, Dr. Adam Aponte joining the organization Cure for their Tuesday Talks! If you would like to see the full video, stop by our Staff […]

Boriken Neighborhood Health Center Remembers Marisa Nogue

02/7/23

Boriken would like to have a moment of remembrance for one of Boriken’s hardest workers, Marisa Nogue. For 27 years, Marisa worked at our Dental Department, putting her love & […]

Bilingual Head Start Visits Boriken Neighborhood Health Center!

01/24/23

On 1/18/2023, the parents from Bilingual Head Start visited Boriken Neighborhood Health Center. Starting early, the Head Start Staff & Parents met some of the Boriken staff at our bottom […]

Boriken Neighborhood Health Center Visits Corsi Senior Center!

01/23/23

On January 23rd, Boriken visited Corsi Senior Center! While there, we were able to present the seniors about the programs available at the East Harlem Council for Human Services including […]

Boriken Neighborhood Health Center Visits Community Health Academy of the Heights!

01/23/23

On January 19th, Boriken visited Community Health Academy of the Heights! While there, we were able to present the PTA about the programs available at the East Harlem Council for […]

Boriken Neighborhood Health Center Hosts a Coat & Winter Clothes Giveaway at Bilingual Head Start!

01/17/23

On Friday, January 13th, Boriken held a clothing drive at Bilingual Head Start! Throughout the last couple months, many migrant families have been transported to NYC with nearly nothing with […]

Dec. 2022 Newsletter

01/9/23

Here’s our newsletter from December 2022 available below!

In Collaboration With El Barrio Toy Drive, Boriken Neighborhood Health Center Organizes Their 1st Holiday Toy Giveaway!

12/28/22

On December 19th, in collaboration with El Barrio Toy Drive, Boriken organized their first Toy Giveaway! This year, we had over 300 toys for our children to choose from ranging […]

Boriken Neighborhood Health Center Hosts Their Second Toy Drive!

12/28/22

Now for our second Toy Giveaway, we held it at our Pediatrics Section in our building. With over 300 toys available, Boriken was able to have a Winter Wonderland ready […]

Boriken Neighborhood Health Center Hosted Their Flu Vaccine Event!

12/14/22

On December 13th, Boriken hosted the Flu Vaccine Event! Located on the first floor of our building, we aimed to catch patients going into our building & notify them on […]

Boriken Neighborhood Health Center Visits Corsi Senior Center!

12/7/22

On December 5th, Boriken visited Corsi Senior Center! While there, we were able to do a presentation on Diabetes to those that attended. As well, we were able to give […]

Recap of Boriken Neighborhood Health Center’s World AIDS Day Event!

12/7/22

On December 1st, in honor of World AIDS Day, Boriken held their World AIDS Day Event! With a number of things offered to those interested in stopping by which included […]

December is National Influenza Awareness Month!

12/5/22

The month of December is National Influenza Awareness Month! With that in mind, come to Boriken today & get you Flu and COVID-19 Vaccinations! Check the image for more information.

Boriken is Hosting Their Holiday Toy Drive!

12/2/22

Boriken is doing the Holiday Toy Drive! Starting now through December 19th, Boriken will be accepting donations of toys at our building at 2265 3rd Ave. For more information on […]

World AIDS Day Event at Boriken Neighborhood Health Center!

11/29/22

Please join us in honoring World AIDS Day. World AIDS Day has taken place on December 1st each year since its foundation in 1988. It’s an opportunity for people worldwide to unite […]

Boriken Hosts Their Thanksgiving Turkey Giveaway at Boriken!

11/22/22

On Saturday, November 19th, Boriken hosted a Thanksgiving Turkey Giveaway! With over 100 turkeys available at the giveaway, Boriken was able to hand out turkeys, & much more to the […]

Boriken Hosts Their Thanksgiving Turkey Giveaway at Kultiv8 Studios!

11/22/22

On Friday, November 18th, Boriken hosted a Thanksgiving Turkey Giveaway at Kultiv8 Studios! With over 100 turkeys available at the giveaway, Boriken was able to hand out turkeys, & much […]

Boriken Neighborhood Health Center Visits The Community Health Academy of the Heights!

11/7/22

On Saturday, November 5th Boriken visited Community Health Academy of the Heights! While there we were able to provide travel kits consisting information on our services and more.Thank you for […]

Boriken Neighborhood Health Center Visits MetroPlusHealth!

11/7/22

On Friday, November 4th Boriken visited MetroPlusHealth! While there we were able to provide travel kits consisting information on our services and more. Thank you for having us, MetroPlusHealth!

Boriken Neighborhood Health Center Visits Canaan Senior Center!

11/4/22

On Thursday, October 27th Boriken visited Canaan Senior Center! While there we were able to provide Blood Pressure Screenings & tote bags consisting of COVID-19 At-Home Test Kits and more. […]

Boriken Neighborhood Health Center Attends Trick-or-Treat at La Marqueta!

11/4/22

On Monday, October 31st Boriken attended the Trick-or-Treat Event at La Marqueta! Giving out candy to children & families that attended. As well, giving out bags to parents with a […]

Boriken Neighborhood Health Center Attends Casabe Senior Housing’s Breast Cancer Awareness Event!

11/4/22

On Thursday October 27th, Boriken attended the Breast Cancer Awareness Event at Casabe Senior Houses! Giving out Breast Cancer Awareness Bags, and more! Thank you Casabe Houses for having us!

Boriken Neighborhood Health Center Attends The Autumn Aid Fair!

11/4/22

On Saturday, Oct 29th, Boriken attended the Autumn Aid Fair hosted by First Spanish United Methodist Church! In collaboration with First Spanish United Methodist Church, MetroPlusHealth & Valerie’s Empowerment Group. […]

Sept. – Oct. 2022 Newsletter

10/20/22

Here’s our newsletter from Sept. – Oct. 2022 available below!

Boriken Neighborhood Health Center Visits MetroPlusHealth!

10/17/22

On Thursday, Oct 13th, Boriken visited MetroPlusHealth! In collaboration with MetroPlus & Power 105.1. While here, Boriken was able to give out bags that consisted of COVID-19 At-Home Test Kits, […]

Boriken Neighborhood Health Center Held Their Annual Staff Development Day!

10/17/22

On Oct. 7th, Boriken hosted their Staff Development Day! This year was focused on Boriken’s Mission, History, & Values. We also had some tasks for our staff to do in […]

Boriken Neighborhood Health Center Attends Community Resource and Family Fun Day Hosted by MetroPlus!

09/28/22

On Monday, September 26th Boriken attended community resource and family fun day hosted by MetroPlus at Riverbank Park! Aimed to assist immigrants that recently came to NYC. We were able […]

Boriken Neighborhood Health Center Hosts The Annual Boriken Health Fair!

09/21/22

On Saturday September 17th, Boriken hosted the Annual Health Fair! With over 30 organizations in attendance, plus a number of Boriken’s departments tabling as well, there was a ton available […]

Boriken Health Fair 2022!

09/15/22

This Saturday, September 17th Boriken will be hosting our Annual Health Fair! We’ll have a ton of things available for families including Games, Activities, Live Entertainment, Zumba, Raffles, Screenings & […]

Boriken Neighborhood Health Center Hosts a Bookbag Giveaway!

09/7/22

On Thursday, September 1st Boriken hosted a Back-to-School Bookbag Giveaway right outside of our center! To help students & families prepare for the school year, Boriken gave out about 250 […]

Boriken Neighborhood Health Center Visits Bilingual Head Start (Site II)

09/1/22

On Wednesday August 31st, Boriken attended Bilingual Head Start (Site II)! While here, Boriken was able to inform the community & parents at Head Start about the services available at […]

Boriken Neighborhood Health Center Attends Mision Cristiana Rehoboth’s Back to School Event!

08/29/22

On Saturday, August 27th Boriken attended Mision Cristiana Rehoboth’s Back to School Event! While here, Boriken was able to inform the community about the services available at Boriken. As well, We […]

Boriken Neighborhood Health Center Visits Bilingual Head Start!

08/26/22

On Thursday, August 25th Boriken visited Bilingual Head Start! While here, Boriken was able to inform the Head Start families about the services available at Boriken. As well, We were able to […]

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 […]

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!

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 […]

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 […]

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 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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!