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SHAREing & CAREing at NYC Health + Hospitals/Elmhurst Health Fair Outreach

NYC Health + Hospitals/Elmhurst recently held a special outdoor mini-health fair to celebrate National Women’s Health and Fitness Day which SHAREing & CAREing was honored to be a part of, educating attendees on breast cancer care and prevention. Hospital staff members also gave out information on NYC Care, voter registration and the 2020 Census, while [...]

Are You In A COVID-19 Hot Zone?

Now there’s a resource that can answer that question! There are several COVID-19 zones in New York City and Queens. Use this online COVID-19 zone finder to stay updated on where the hot zones are by searching for an address or intersection. Stay healthy and help prevent the spread of COVID-19. Visit https://nycgov.maps.arcgis.com/apps/instant/lookup/index.html?appid=021940a41da04314827e2782d3d1986f to see [...]

A Big Thank You To Assemblymember Aravella Simotas

NY State Assemblymember Aravella SimotasSHAREing & CAREing at the Assembly of the State of New York in early 2020. (LEFT TO RIGHT: Founder/President Anna Kril, Bilingual Spanish Navigator Rosa Sarmiento, Vice President Eartha Washington) On behalf of the Board and Staff of SHAREing & CAREing, we would like to take this opportunity to thank Assemblymember [...]

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How to Fundraise Online For Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Breast cancer is a disease that has touched almost everyone, either as a patient, survivor, caregiver, or loved one. With 1 in 8 women being affected by breast cancer at some point in their life, nearly everyone knows someone who has been diagnosed. And because breast cancer has no cure, thousands of organizations, both local [...]

Cancer Awareness and COVID-19 Community Health Outreach at Ponce Bank

On Friday, August 14, 2020, SHAREing & CAREing presented a Community Health Outreach event at Ponce Bank in Jackson Heights, Queens. The event, part of Ponce de Leon Foundation’s Bilingual Community Outreach activities, was a great success.  Rosa Sarmiento, SHAREing & CAREing’s Bilingual Spanish Navigator, along with bank employees provided cancer awareness information, COVID-19 prevention [...]

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Astoria/Queens SHARE-ing and CARE-ing Begins Phased-In Re-Opening

With NYC now in Phase 4, ASTORIA/QUEENS SHARE-ING and CARE-ING, INC. dba SHAREing & CAREing has announced that they have begun steps to re-open its office, located at 4502 Ditmars Boulevard in Astoria, Queens. Since mid-March, SHAREing & CAREing’s office has been physically closed in compliance with the Governor’s Executive Order. Its staff, however, has [...]

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SHAREing & CAREing COVID Mental Health Programs Featured in the Queens Chronicle

SHAREing & CAREing has long partnered with the Queens Public Library to offer free health and wellness programs to the Queens community. With the pandemic, this need has become more acute, but so have the challenges to reach community members more comfortable with in-person programs. Online web conference solutions like Webex and Zoom have allowed [...]

Providing Continuity, Comfort, Creativity & Community Through Our Telemental Health Service

In response to the COVID-19 crisis, we have experienced an increased demand for professional mental health support services, including our individual and group counseling. To meet this demand, we have increased our provision of individual and group telemental health services. We have also been offering an additional weekly support group, at the request of—and to [...]

SHAREing & CAREing Testifies at NYC Council Budget Hearing

Last week SHAREing & CAREing submitted testimony to the NYC Council in support of our continued funding in the upcoming budget. We shared with Council Members how SHAREing & CAREing has responded to COVID-19 by utilizing our website, email and online and social media platforms to provide services to people in need.

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Thank You To All The Mothers & Fathers Working At Our Partner Hospitals

In honor of Mother’s Day, SHAREing & CAREing would like to recognize all the mothers and fathers working tirelessly and selflessly at our partner hospitals—NYC Health+Hospitals/Elmhurst, NYC Health+Hospitals/Queens, Mount Sinai Queens—during this unprecedented time. We thank them, and all our city’s first responders and essential workers, for their dedication and efforts in keeping us safe [...]

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