Boricua Community Health Center Opens its Doors to the Community

April 6, 2015 - Bronx, NY - Bronx residents living in the Morrisania area will have a new community health center providing quality healthcare to the whole family!  Urban Health Plan is opening the doors of its newest clinical site, Boricua Community Health Center.   

Boricua Community Health Center is a 6,000 sq ft, state-of-the-art facility located at 3209 Third Avenue, Bronx, NY 10451.  This Urban Health Plan site is capable of serving an additional 10,000 Bronx residents with quality services which include: primary care for all ages, eye care, foot care, psychology, nutrition, social services, health insurance enrollment, health education and immunizations.

Hours of operation are Monday throught Friday: 9:00am - 6:00pm and Saturday: 9:00am - 1:00pm.  For more information about Boricua Community Health Center and its services, please call (718) 860-5555.

Boricua Community Health Center's First Patient

  

Raising Awareness for a Growing Epidemic, Diabetes

Diabetes is extremely prevalent in most urban communities, especially the Bronx.  In a recent survey published by the New York City Department of Health, one in every three people in the borough suffers from Diabetes.  Urban Health Plan (UHP) alone has over 4,500 patients that are dealing with this epidemic.  It is Urban Health Plan’s mission to educate the Bronx population about prevention and management of this deadly disease. To do so, UHP is hosted two Diabetes Expos in the month of July.  The events included food demonstrations, exercise classes, activities for children and Diabetes education.  Check out more photos from our Diabetes Expo on our Facebook page!


Questions or more infromation about NHSC, contact:

Edi Daley

Office Manager Medical Affairs

Urban Health Plan, Inc.

960 Southern Boulevard

Bronx, NY 10459

Phone:  718-589-2440 x4323

 

edyth.daley@urbanhealthplan.org

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AWARDS & RECOGNITIONS

2009  Nicholas E. Davies Award of Excellence

2009 Level 3 recognition as a Physician Practice Connections – Patient-Centered Medical Home

 

Recognized as one of the top 25 Hispanic not-for-profits in the country by Hispanic Business Magazine