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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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What You Need to Know About AFib

Do you ever feel like your heart is skipping a beat and going faster than usual? For many, that heart-pounding feeling can mean excitement, fear or anger; for others, it could mean atrial fibrillation. Better known as AFib or AF, […]

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Supporting Families with Children Who Have Special Health Care Needs

Being a parent is an around-the-clock job – add on the challenges of raising a child with special health care needs, and it can feel overwhelming. Parents of children with special needs have to manage numerous medical appointments and therapy […]

National Minority Health Month

Every month, there are dedicated health observances that shine a spotlight on specific illnesses and health issues in the nation. In April, we focus on how these health problems impact different members of our community. Different racial and ethnic groups […]

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Why We Love Our Doctors: Celebrating Our Providers On Doctors’ Day

Many of our fellow providers share a common thread and passion to serve the community in Lower Manhattan and Flushing. We have doctors who grew up in the neighborhood and providers who understand how to care for a large number […]

Treating Colorectal Cancer

Colorectal cancer is a cancer that starts in your colon or rectum. Once you are diagnosed with colorectal cancer, your doctor will start talking to you about cancer staging and treatment options. There are different ways to treat colorectal cancer […]