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Community Healthcare Network: Teen Conference Save the Date

April Health Calendar
Covering CHN health events,national health observances and other timely health issues.
In This Issue

Teen Conference Save the Date

National Health Observances

Learn More About CHN
CHN Services
CHN Locations
Contact Us
Support CHN
CHN Health Centers

Community League Center
Downtown Health Center
Helen B. Atkinson Center

Bronx, Brooklyn & Queens
Bronx Health Center
CABS Health Center
Caribbean House Center
Dr. Betty Shabazz Center
Queens Health Center

Mobile Unit
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Events at CHN

STD Awareness Month Event at Caribbean House Health Center

When: Monday, April 6 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Where: Caribbean House Health Center, 1167 Nostrand Avenue, Brooklyn 11225

What: Stop by the center for workshops and a free health screening. Pregnancy tests, blood pressure, glucose checks and HIV counseling and testing will be offered.

More Info: Call the center at (718) 778-0198 or email

More about Caribbean House Health Center

Men's Clinic at Helen B. Atkinson Health Center

When: The fourth Saturday of every month from 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

What: Primary healthcare services for men in a male-centered environment.

More: Call the center at (212) 426-0088 or email

More about Helen B. Atkinson Health Center

CHN No-Cost Teen Health Clinics

When and Where:

Bronx Health Center - Mondays 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and Wednesdays 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
975 Westchester Avenue, Bronx 10459
More info call (718) 320-4466 or email

CABS Health Center- Tuesdays 2 p.m. - 6 p.m.
94-98 Manhattan Avenue, Brooklyn 11206
More info call (718) 388-0390 or email

Dr. Betty Shabazz Health Center - Tuesdays 2 p.m.-5 p.m.
999 Blake Avenue, Brooklyn 11208
More info call (718) 277-8303 or email

Helen B. Atkinson Health Center - Wednesdays 2 p.m.-6 p.m.
81 W. 115th Street, New York NY 10026
More info call (212) 426-0088 or

What: STD screenings, emergency contraception, pregnancy testing, HIV counseling and testing, birth control, health information, and condoms. All services are confidential and parental permission not needed. No cost to teens under 19.
National Health Observances


Foot Health Awareness Month

Irritable Bowel Syndrome Awareness Month

National Minority Health Awareness Month

STD Awareness Month

World Health Day
April 7
More Info

National Infant Immunization Week
April 25-May 2
More Info

Note: This is a select listing of health observances and is not meant to be comprehensive.

About CH:

Community Healthcare Network (CHN) is a not-for-profit organization that includes 10 health centers that provide access to affordable, culturally-competent and comprehensive community-based primary care, mental health and social services for diverse populations in underserved communities throughout New York City. CHN is accredited by The Joint Commission.
Our services are completely confidential and as a Federally Qualified Health Center CHN does not turn anyone away. CHN serves more than 65,000 individuals a year who would otherwise have little or no access to critical health care.

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