PUBLIC HEALTH & RESEARCH

COVID-19 TESTING & VACCINATION

FREE COVID-19 TESTING

We provide free COVID-19 PCR testing at our community center in Bayside (Mon-Fri, 9AM to 12PM). Results are returned in 1-2 days. Health insurance not required.

For more information about the PCR test and COVID-19 testing sites across the City, see our COVID-19 Resources page.

COVID-19 VACCINATION

Our community center in Bayside is a New York City-run COVID-19 vaccination site (7 days a week, 8AM to 8PM). Appointments are available, but not required. Vaccines offered: Pfizer

For more information about COVID-19 vaccines, please see our COVID-19 Resources page.

HEALTH CARE ACCESS

HEALTH INSURANCE ENROLLMENT

We can help you enroll in free or low-cost health insurance through:

For free and confidential counseling and healthcare enrollment assistance, make an appointment with us. Korean, Chinese and Spanish-speaking navigators are available.

ADVOCACY & EDUCATION

We are part of the Managed Care & Consumer Assistance Program (MCCAP)  network. Our counselors can help you understand the your health care options and coverage or resolve medical billing issues, appeals, and complaints.

As part of the Independent Consumer Advocacy Network (ICAN), we can help you find and enroll in a managed care plan if you are enrolled in Medicaid and in need of long term care or behavioral health services.

DISEASE PREVENTION & MANAGEMENT

DIABETES PREVENTION & MANAGEMENT

Under construction.

HEPATITIS B & LIVER HEALTH

Asian Americans make up 6% of the U.S. population, but account for 60% of Americans living with it. We aim to raise greater awareness of this health disparity through educational events and provide free hepatitis B screenings at our community center in Bayside on the first and third Tuesdays of every month.

Upcoming Screening Dates:

  • December 7: 9AM to 12PM
  • December 21: 9AM to 12PM

Call 718-791-2197 or 212-463-9685 (x203) to make an appointment. Walk-ins welcome.

WOMEN’S HEALTH

Early detection is the key to beating breast cancer, the second leading cause of death among women. Every month, we provide free mammogram screenings to community members, regardless of their health insurance or immigration status.

Eligibility:

  • Must be at least 40 years of age
  • Must be a resident of one of the 5 boroughs of NYC
  • 12 months have elapsed since the last mammogram
  • No breast implants

DEMENTIA DETECTION & EDUCATION

치매 조기진단 임상연구 참가자를 모집합니다. 참여 조건에 해당되시는 본들에게 치매 초기진단 검사를 무료로 제공해드리며, 검사 결과에 따라 치매 초기증상이 의심되는 경우 6개월 간의 치매교육, 상담 또한 설문조사가 진행됩니다.

참가조건:

  • 뉴욕, 뉴저지에 거주중인 한인 어르신 (65세 이상)과 그 보호자 (18세 이상)
  • 어르신과 보호자 모두 한국어 사용이 가능해야 합니다
  • 보호자는 어르신과 함께 거주하고 있거나 일주일에 한번 이상 전화 또는 만남이 있는 분이어야 합니다.
  • 과거 치매진단을 받은 적이 없으며, 기억력 관련 처방약을 복용한 경험이 없는 분
  • 인지기능에 영향을 미칠 수 있는 뇌/신경계 및 정신질환을 앓은 경험이 없는 분 (예: 뇌졸중, 뇌경색, 파킨슨 등)

참여내용:
총 참여기간은 6개월이며, 참여기간동안 참가자들이 주치의/전문의에게 적절한 진단 및 처방을 받으실 수 있도록 도움을 드리고자 합니다.

1차 간이인지기능검사 (MMSE)
2차 정밀기억력검사 (CDR)
3차 설문조사: 연구 참여시, 3개월차, 6개월차
치매 및 간호에 대한 교육 (1시간) 및 월간 전화상담

조건에 부합하여 본 연구에 참여하시는 어르신과 보호자분들께는 소정의 연구참여비가 지급됩니다.

전화: 347-348-3233 | 이메일: nym.plan@gmail.com

TOBACCO CESSATION

Under construction.

FOOD & NUTRITION SERVICES

In partnership with Public Health Solutions (PHS), we connect low-income, food-insecure patients at NYC Health + Hospitals locations in Queens to food and nutrition services, such as:

  • Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
  • Medically tailored meals
  • Chronic Disease Self-Management Program
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