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Archive: 8/2016

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Everyone knows that the best part of the new school year is the new school supplies!

On August 26th, Whitney Young Health and Fidelis Care joined together to help the kids in the community start the new school year on the right foot by throwing a Back to School Health Fair. 


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Are your children ready for school? Check those vaccine records.

It’s National Immunization Awareness Month! Just because you are an adult, doesn’t mean you should throw away your shot!


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NewsChannel 13's Benita Zahn speaks with Dr. Ted Zeltner, Chief Medical Officer at Whitney Young Health Center, about how to deal with heat illness.


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What better way to take part in National Health Center Week than host an open house for your brand new health center? On Tuesday, August 9th, Whitney Young Health Whitney M. Young Jr. Health Center unveiled, along with federal, state and local officials, the new Watervliet Health Center with an open house and ribbon cutting ceremony. 


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The ribbon was Tuesday revealing the new Whitney Young Watervliet Health Center.


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Are you ready to celebrate all week long? National Health Center Week (NHCW) is a week-long celebration of recognizing not only our health center, but health centers all over the country who provide high quality, cost effective, accessible care to the under-served population. This year's theme is "Celebrating America's Health Centers:  Innovators in Community Health." 


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Whitney Young Health will show off its third health center, at 1804 Second Ave. in Watervliet, on Tuesday, with an open house from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.


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In honor of World Breastfeeding Week, WIC's baby shower event supported the local mothers and their children, who rely on their services, with necessary baby supplies they need while throwing some fun into the mix too! 


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On Tuesday, August 9, federal, state and local officials will join Whitney Young Health CEO David Shippee in unveiling Whitney Young Health’s new Watervliet Health Center.
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Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP), a daily pill that helps prevent the HIV infection in those who do not already have HIV, is now available WYH. 


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