Category: News

What We’ve Accomplished

With 2017 coming to a close, we would like to take this opportunity to reflect on some of the things Charles B. Wang Community Health Center (CBWCHC) has accomplished.

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Hepatitis B Team Releases Clinical Findings and Comic Book to Encourage Hepatitis B Virus Testing

Universal childhood vaccination programs since the 1980s have successfully reduced new hepatitis B virus (HBV) infections in endemic countries by increasing immunity and protection against HBV infection.  However, approximately one-third of the world’s population has been infected and most do […]

We Are Here to Serve Everyone – Seek Health Care When You Need It

  The Charles B. Wang Community Health Center has been serving the Asian American community for more than 45 years. We want our patients and community members to know that they should not be afraid to visit their doctors. We […]

Repeal of the Affordable Care Act and Impact on Our Patients

  The Charles B. Wang Community Health Center knows firsthand that this country has come a long way in in expanding health insurance coverage for millions of uninsured Americans. About 20 million Americans have gained health insurance as a result […]

Repeal of the Affordable Care Act and Impact on Community Health Centers

  The Charles B. Wang Community Health Center Executive Team would like to respond to concerns about the impact to community health centers and our patients if the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) is repealed by the new Administration. Federally qualified […]

Celebrating Disability Pride

  Throughout July, we took part in celebrations that honored the 26th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act. These events were especially meaningful to us because of our efforts to support families with children with special health care needs.  […]

NYC Advocates Come Together to Address the Viral Hepatitis “Silent Epidemic”

On May 12, 2016, Charles B. Wang Community Health Center, along with many other local community members, gathered at the steps of New York City’s City Hall. More than 100 hepatitis advocates and press came together on this day to […]

Smoking Cessation Chinese Counseling – A New Force in Health

The following is a translation of a World Journal article in response to a smoking cessation campaign by the Charles B. Wang Community Health Center. The original article  was published  February 28, 2016 and can be read here. According to The […]

Give Back for #GivingTuesday

After Black Friday and Cyber Monday shopping, the world will be giving on #GivingTuesday. The Charles B. Wang Community Health Center is thrilled to take part in this special season of generosity and giving. For over 40 years, the Health […]

Good Health Day Fairs for Asian American Communities in NYC

On August 1, 2015 and August 5, 2015, the Charles B. Wang Community Health Center hosted its annual Good Health Day (GHD) health fairs in Flushing, Queens and Chinatown, Manhattan. Attracting more than 3,500 participants each year, GHD is the […]