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Pride Month Update: Queens Pride Parade

Apicha Community Health Center was honored to be chosen with Mayor Bill de Blasio as the Grand Marshals for the 2015 Queens Pride Parade. The parade was held Sunday, June 7th. Apicha – Queens Pride Parade Grand Marshals After the parade, Apicha CHC staff was on hand for free HIV/STD testing, insurance enrollment, and nutrition […]

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Seven Ways FQHCs Can Support LGBT Health

Apicha Community Health Center (Apicha CHC) is happy to announce that this month included National Health Center Week. Throughout the nation, Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) are celebrating their work in the communities they serve. This celebration is made extra special this year as Apicha CHC received a New Access Point (NAP) Award, on August 11, […]

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Ryan White CARE Act

25th Anniversary of the Ryan White CARE Act

This year, August 18th marked the 25th anniversary of the Ryan White HIV/AIDS CARE Act. Not everyone may know the significance of this, but for a large part of the population, the CARE Act has made a life-changing impact on their lives. History of the Ryan White CARE Act For those readers who may not […]

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Q&A with Cecilia Gentili

  If you hadn’t heard, Apicha CHC received the NAP Award this week, making it possible to complete our transformation to a fully-designated Federal Qualified Health Center.  As it’s also National Health Center Week, this news couldn’t have come at a better time. National Health Center Week The Health Resources and Services Administration’s (HRSA) summarize […]

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Apicha CHC Receives NAP Award

On August 11, 2015, Apicha Community Health Center (Apicha CHC), received a New Access Point (NAP) Award from the federal agency, Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). Apicha CHC will receive $650,000 annually for two years and begin the process of applying for full Federal Qualified Health Center (FQHC) designation. A full FQHC designation confers […]

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