4 results for tag: Harlem United


Together we can stop Measles

Get Up to Date on Your Vaccines! There is currently a large outbreak in NYC, mainly in Brooklyn (Williamsburgh and Borough Park) and Queens. Measles is a virus that causes fever and rash. It can be deadly and it is highly contagious. After someone coughs or sneezes, the virus can stay in the air for up to 2 hours. About 500 people have been diagnosed so far. Symptoms start with fever, cough, runny nose, red teary eyes, then a rash starts on the face and movies to other parts of the body. Infants, young children, pregnant women, people with weakened immune systems, and adults who are not immune are most at risk for serious complications ...

The Harlem 1 Miler is Back

The Harlem 1 Miler returns this year with a new venue, but the same community and competition. The 5th Annual Harlem 1 Miler, co-hosted by Harlem Run and Harlem United, is a friendly competition that brings the community together for a morning of fitness, family, and fun. All ages and fitness levels are invited to join us. This year, the race will be in East Harlem at Randall's Island Park and, as always, it will take place on Father's Day, Sunday, June 16. Enjoy the views of the bustling city, as we escape to our very own island oasis. Heats will begin at 9:00 a.m. and will run every 30 minutes. Every participant will receive a ...

AIDSWatch 2019

AIDSWatch is the largest annual constituent-based national HIV/AIDS advocacy event in the nation. AIDSWatch provides the space for people living with HIV and their allies to meet with members of Congress and to educate them about the important issues at stake for people living with HIV in the United States. Tuesday, April 2, we went to D.C and had a great discussion around the continued funding of healthcare for the under-served, Hepatitis C treatment, and services for our clients. AIDSWatch 2019 was an amazing conference filled with so many necessary conversations and we were able to take our message directly to our legislators and ...

New Services Available at The Nest

For over 30 years, Harlem United has provided comprehensive, client-centered care to the community. This year, we are able to expand the scope of our care to include cardiology and podiatry services. Before our partnership with Gramercy Cardiac Diagnostic Services, heart doctor referrals for our patients took anywhere from 3-6 months. Now we are able to offer on-site cardiology services. Every Wednesday from 9 AM to 1 PM, a specialist will be at The Nest working together with your primary doctor to diagnose and treat the full spectrum of heart needs. Foot care is also available for all patients at the Willis Green Jr. Community Health ...