Collaboration is a key component of successful community interventions. We at BCHN were proud to partner with the Office of Bronx Borough President, Ruben Diaz Jr., and a number of Bronx organizations, in hosting health and wellness activities during Health Day at the newly renovated Fordham Plaza on May 13.
Learn more about this event, and other activities, in our May newsletter below.
Included is a calendar of upcoming events. We invite you to send information about your happenings to
May 20-29 - The Bronx Steps Up Challenge
BCHN is a partner organization in the #Not62 Campaign, and we are challenging Bronxites to participate in the American Public Health Association's (APHA) 1 Billion Steps Challenge. The #Not62 Campaign—an initative led by Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. to improve the Bronx's 62nd ranking out of 62 New York counties—is challenging all Bronxites to join the effort. Find out more
May 24 - Bronx Community Health Network 2016 Symposium & Annual Meeting
BCHN will be celebrating the accomplishments of 2015 and conducting an oral health symposium at the organization's annual meeting. This year's theme is "Healthy Living / Smiles" and will feature a panel discussion on "Collaboration and Integration of Primary and Oral Health Care" moderated by Jay Izes, MD. Panelists include Peter Belamarich, M.D., Noel Brown, M.D., Sharon Distant-Johnson, M.D., and Julie Kazimiroff, D.D.S.
Time: 5:00 – 7:00 PM
Location: Grand Hall - Montefiore Hospital, Moses Campus, 111 E 210th St, Bronx, NY 10467
May 26 - Compare Foods Shop Healthy Proclamation Ceremony / Grocery Store Walking Tour
Bronx REACH CHAMPS will be hosting a grocery store recognition ceremony for Compare Foods with our partner NYC Health + Hospitals, Gotham Health-Segundo Ruiz Belvis. The store owner will receive a proclamation from the Borough President's Office, and walking tours will be provided.
Time: 11:00 AM
To learn about upcoming events and location check out the BCHN
events page, or to arrange for BCHN representatives to be at your upcoming event,