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  • Sun River Health To Open White Plains Location

    Sun River Health To Open White Plains Location

    Sun River Health is opening a health center in White Plains in January!We are a network of over 45 community health centers that has been providing award-winning, affordable, complete health care to communities across the Hudson Valley, New York City, and Long Island since 1975. Serving patients of all ages, regardless of insurance status or ability to pay, our doctors, nurses, and ...

  • Why The Flu Shot Is Important

    Why The Flu Shot Is Important

    Every year, flu vaccination prevents illness, medical visits, hospitalization, and death. Getting the flu shot is also an important preventive tool for people with chronic health conditions. So, if you haven’t had your flu shot yet this year, make an appointment today!Why get the flu shot?The seasonal flu vaccine (flu shot) is the best way to help protect against the flu. No two ...

  • Experiencing Chest Pain? Sun River Health Doctor Talks Potential Causes And Management

    Experiencing Chest Pain? Sun River Health Doctor Talks Potential Causes And Management

    Chest pain can be scary. While the pain may be caused by heart problems – and if so, you should immediately go to the emergency room – there are also many other potential causes, including problems stemming from muscles, nerves, the esophagus, lungs, or ribs.Potential CausesMost often, chest pain manifests as either a sharp, stabbing or dull, aching sensation. If you feel a squeezing or ...

  • Sun River Health Infectious Disease Specialist Shares Tips On Navigating Monkeypox

    Sun River Health Infectious Disease Specialist Shares Tips On Navigating Monkeypox

    With news stories on monkeypox cases rising in New York, especially in New York City, many are concerned about how this disease is spread, how to recognize it, and how to prevent it.What is monkeypox?The monkeypox virus belongs to the pox group of viruses. This group also includes smallpox, but it is important to note that monkeypox is not the same as smallpox. Monkeypox also has ...

  • Peekskill Pediatrician Shares Tips On Navigating The Formula Shortage

    Peekskill Pediatrician Shares Tips On Navigating The Formula Shortage

    With more than 40% of baby formulas out of stock across the United States, Dr. Vincent Pinedo, Pediatric Site Medical Director at the Sun River Health Jeannette J. Phillips Community Health Center in Peekskill, is sharing tips for parents worried about feeding their babies. Below are a few pieces of expert advice on how to navigate the current baby formula shortage and make sure your ...

  • Avoiding An Asthma Attack

    Avoiding An Asthma Attack

    It isn’t always clear why some people have asthma and others don’t. However, what we do know is that it’s probably due to a combination of environment and genetics. Asthma can’t be cured, but its symptoms can be controlled. Let’s talk about what asthma is, what triggers it, and how to prevent having an asthma attack.What is Asthma?Asthma is a condition in which your airways narrow, ...

  • Seasonal Allergies: Causes And Treatments According To Sun River Health

    Seasonal Allergies: Causes And Treatments According To Sun River Health

    Spring has sprung and it’s time to head outside and enjoy the warmer weather! However, for people with allergies, this often isn’t possible without sniffling, sneezing, and itchy eyes. Whether it’s tree pollen, weeds, pets, or mold, we need to understand what’s causing our allergies and how to keep them under control.What’s Making You Sneeze?Pollen grains are the tiny cells that are ...

  • Post COVID-19 Symptoms

    Post COVID-19 Symptoms

    Most people who get COVID-19 fully recover. However, a small percentage of individuals experience a range of mid to long-term symptoms after they recover. These symptoms are collectively known as post COVID-19 condition, or more commonly as “long COVID.” What Are the Symptoms of Long COVID?People who have long COVID may find that their ability to perform daily activities, such as work ...

  • Concussion Discussion

    Concussion Discussion

    Millions of Americans suffer a concussion every year. In addition to trauma to the head from falls, such as slipping on ice, recreation-related concussions from football, baseball, hockey, and many other organized sports put athletes at a particularly high risk. Having several concussions over time may result in permanent brain damage, especially if left untreated. So, let’s talk a ...

  • The Preservation Company Hosts 18th Annual MLK Day Event Virtually

    The Preservation Company Hosts 18th Annual MLK Day Event Virtually

    On Sunday, January 16, 2022, The Preservation Company, Inc., part of the Sun River Health family, will host their 18th annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day event – Continuing The Dream. The honorees include Peekskill Mayor Vivian McKenzie and Sun River Health Deputy Executive Officer and CFO James Sinkoff. This year’s event will be held virtually.Founded through the leadership of Sun ...

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