Category: Community

2019: A Year in Review

A Message from the President Dear Friends, 2019 has been an exciting year here at the Charles B. Wang Community Health Center. More people turned to us this year for continued high-quality and affordable health care regardless of their ability […]

Young Asian Americans Talk About Caregiver Burnout in Zine and Podcast

The Project AHEAD (Asian Health Education and Development) 2019 cohort focused their project on caregiver burnout associated with adult caregivers of elderly family members in need of long-term care in the New York City Asian American community. During their nine-week […]

Meet Project AHEAD 2019

Project AHEAD (Asian Health Education and Development) provides training and experience to college students who have an interest in pursuing a career in health care. It supports further understanding of the historical and current issues impacting the health of Asian […]

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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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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 […]

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Reasons to Celebrate Community Health Centers

Nationally, there are nearly 1,400 Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC) like the Charles B. Wang Community Health Center (CBWCHC) that deliver comprehensive, high quality and affordable health care to its community. Serving diverse rural and urban populations in the United […]

Addressing Mental Health Needs of Asian American Youth

Mental health has always been a taboo subject in the Asian American community. Older generations may see mental health issues as something “crazy” or abnormal, and dismiss it as the fault of the individual or a lack of willpower. For […]

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In Their Words – Stories of Chinese Immigrants in America

Immigration has always been a story of sacrifice. Whether it occurred a century ago or just this past year, making the journey to a new land means giving up something from one’s first home. At Charles B. Wang Community Health […]