national hepatitis testing day

May 19 is National Hepatitis Testing Day

Apicha Community Health Center is participating in Hepatitis Awareness Month all through May. And tomorrow, May 19, is the fourth annual National Hepatitis Testing Day. We encourage everyone to get tested, for several reasons. What is Hepatitis? The World Health Organization’s website states that there are: five main hepatitis viruses, referred to as types A, […]

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AIDS/HIV Advocates

HIV/AIDS Advocates Making a Difference

Throughout the history of the fight against HIV/AIDS, there has been a long list of advocates helping to wage war against the disease. These are people who devoted their time, energy, money, and above all passion, to a cause. Whether they got involved because AIDS/HIV affected a loved one, family member or friend, it doesn’t […]

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healthy outdoor activities

5 Healthy Outside Activities in NYC for Spring

Spring is now in full swing, and with the changing of the seasons and the warmer weather, it is time to think about spending more time outside after the long winter. New York City is never short on fun activities, and outdoor ones are no exception. Below are 5 fun, healthy outside activities in NYC, just […]

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time saving tips for healthy eating

4 Time Saving Tips for Healthy Eating

Eating healthier is more important than ever, with obesity and diabetes rates on the rise. Living in New York City also makes it more difficult to eat healthy when everyone is on-the-go and doesn’t have extra time. However, there are small adjustments that can be made towards eating healthier that take a minimal amount of […]

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prep

New York State Increases Access to PrEP

It seems like everyone is talking about PrEP these days, including us here at Apicha Community Health Center.   PrEP is new to many people, so you may be wondering what it is. What is PrEP? To put it simply, it’s a pill you take every day that helps keep you from becoming HIV-positive.  Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis […]

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