Urban Health Plan, Inc

Urban Health Plan, Inc
Organization Name:
Urban Health Plan, Inc
Primary Address 1:
1065 Southern Boulevard
Primary Address City:
Bronx
Primary Address State:
NY
Primary Address Zip:
10459
Other Locations 1:
Facilities include the main site, eight satellites, ten school health programs, three part time facilities, and three administrative/program sites that house the WIC program, as well as other grant funded programs.
Long Organization Description:

Our mission is to continuously improve the health of communities and the quality of life of the people we serve by providing affordable, comprehensive, quality, primary and specialty health care and by assuring the performance and advancement of innovative best practices.

Organization Website Address:
Organization Phone Number:
(718) 589-2440
Director, Manager or CEO (First Name):
Paloma Hernandez
How often does your organization use social media?:
Every day
Interesting Fact About the Organization:
UHP has been actively involved with the United States Department of Health and Human Services, Bureau of Primary Health Care Health Care Disparities Collaboratives and has received national recognition for its performance improvement work. Its work with the asthmatic population in the South Bronx has greatly contributed to the reduction in pediatric hospitalizations related to asthma as reported by the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.
Year Started:
1974
Organization Type:
Food Literacy, Food Safety, Nutrition Education
About the Organization:
UPH provides comprehensive and affordable primary and specialty health care services to the Hunts Point, Mott Haven and Morrisania sections of the Bronx. UHP is designated NYS Preferred Primary Care Provider, Prenatal Care Assistance Provider, an HIV Primary Care Provider, and a WIC provider. UHP partners with several community-based organizations to provide health care services in alternate delivery sites. These sites consist of local schools, an adult day treatment program, a Boys and Girls Club, and homeless shelters.
Latest Project:
Shop Healthy Bronx Initiative works to increase the availability of quality produce and healthy affordable options in communities with significant health disparities located around the Urban Health Plan health centers in the South Bronx.
Areas Served:
Bronx
Core Programs:
Health improvement programs and initiatives:
HIV/AIDS, asthma management, child obesity prevention, Women, Infants and Children (WIC), Adolescent Health and Wellness Center/Club TIA (Teens in Action), Asthma Relief Street Program, Canyon Ranch Institute Life Enhancement Program at UHP, Fit for Life, Health Education, Maternal Infant Community Health Collaborative (MICHC), Mothers and Maternal Awareness Program (M.A.M.A.), Project H.O.P.E. Workforce Development, Shop Healthy Bronx Initiative
Major Issues:
Community Advocacy, Food Assistance Programs (SNAP/WIC/EBT), Food Literacy
Non-profit?:
Nonprofit
We have and or use Social Media?:
Yes, we do have social media (twitter, Facebook, Instagram, etc…)
Frequently used hashtags 1:
#uph #bronxuph #bronx #thisisdiabetes #diabetes
Frequently used hashtags 2:
#bronxurbanpublichealth
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