All posts by Charles B. Wang Community Health Center

The Charles B. Wang Community Health Center is a nonprofit and federally qualified health center, established in 1971. Our mission is to provide high quality and affordable health care to the undeserved, with a focus on Asian Americans. Our vision is to ensure that everyone has full and equal access to the highest level of health care. Learn more at www.cbwchc.org.

Mother-to-Child Transmission Risk of Hepatitis B in Asian American Women

Mother-to-child transmission (MTCT) is responsible for the majority of hepatitis B virus (HBV) infections worldwide. While timely vaccinations at birth can reduce MTCT, immunization failures can still occur in infants born to mothers with high levels of HBV in the […]

3 Reasons to Love Our Providers

March 30th is Doctor’s Day and the Charles B. Wang Community Health Center is raising a toast to our providers. Committed to our patients and community members, they ensure that children and adults receive the appropriate screenings and services that […]

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Congratulations to Our Employees of the Year

Please join us in celebrating the Employees of the Year! Nominated by staff and administrators, the awardees were chosen for their outstanding commitment, support, and contribution to the Health Center. Read about their New Year ambitions and how they incorporate […]

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Heart Check: 3 Facts About CPR

You do not need to be a medical professional to learn or give CPR. Anyone, teens and adults, can perform CPR. You do not need to give mouth-to-mouth CPR. Hands-only CPR is just as effective in two steps: first, call […]

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Bilingual Parent Training for Children with Special Health Care Needs

Children with Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN) are children who have, or are at an increased risk for, chronic physical, developmental, behavioral, or emotional conditions, and who also require health or other services beyond that of children in general. Parents […]

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Comments on the Public Charge Proposal

On behalf of the Charles B. Wang Community Health Center (CBWCHC), we are offering comments to the DHS Proposed Rule on Inadmissibility on Public Charge Grounds. CBWCHC is a federally qualified health center which provides primary care and support services […]

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Heart Check: Respond Quickly to Sudden Cardiac Arrests

When a person suddenly collapses, is not responding to touch or sound, cannot breathe normally and does not have a pulse, the person may be experiencing a sudden cardiac arrest (SCA). SCA happens when the heart stops pumping effectively.  Dr. […]

Unplug from Your Phone This Holiday Season

More and more of our time is spent on the phone to keep up with the world, connect with friends and family, and stream movies and entertainment. Most adults spend 10 hours a day or more on their device and […]

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Grandparent Care, Overweight, and Obesity in Chinese-American Families

Current studies have been inconsistent on the relationship between grandparental care and childhood obesity. Furthermore, when it comes to Chinese-American families, there is a gap in the literature concerning grandparents’ impact on children’s health. Culturally, grandparents play a vital role […]

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The Rainbow Club Gives Passage to Cancer Recovery

The impact of cancer runs deep. Not only does the illness take a toll on the body, but it can also drastically affect a person emotional and social well-being. While support can be found through family and friends, the first-hand […]