Vaccine hesitancy can prevent students going back to school and families from being safe

By Gregory Rose | September 23, 2021

As a pediatrician it has always been a pleasure giving parents the best medical advice possible to help their child live healthy and productive lives. But even before COVID-19 became a part of our everyday language, much of what I had to do was convince parents that vaccines were safe. Despite years of polio, chickenpox…

Health People visit Alegria

Health People helps spread the word on Covid-19 vaccines.

By Lynellen Nielsen | May 18, 2021

Alegria is proud to announce our new partner in community education, Health People. For 25 years, Health People has been empowering and training residents of the Bronx to become leaders and educators in effectively preventing ill health, avoidable hospitalization and unnecessary deaths. Based in the South Bronx, Health People uses groundbreaking peer-to-peer education, innovative program…

Shamsi Fani, RN gets interviewd by News12.

News12 Visits Alegria Health & Wellness

By Lynellen Nielsen | May 5, 2021

News12 dropped by on April 19th to talk to us about providing the Bronx with Pfizer vaccinations for Covid-19. Staff members Shamsi Fani, RN and Dr. Joel Rose did a great job explaining the importance of vaccinations in conquering Covid-19. Watch the video.

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Alegria Health and Wellness Opens As COVID-19 Vaccination Pop-Up Center

By Gregory Rose | April 12, 2021

Alegria Health and Wellness, a soon to be operational full-service medical facility located in the South Bronx, has been approved by New York City’s Department of Health and Mental Hygene to become the latest pop-up site to administer COVID-19 vaccinations. “I am pleased that even before we officially open our doors, we are already able…

NYC Council Member Tours Alegria Health and Wellness

NYC Council Member Vanessa Gibson Tours Alegria

By Lynellen Nielsen | April 2, 2021

Friday, March 26 was a banner day for Alegria, as we hosted our very first local representative, NYC Council Member Vanessa L. Gibson. The hour long visit began with an introduction of Alegria’s mission, delivered by President, CEO, and clinical pharmamcist Kevin Askari, “Bringing all these medical services together under one roof will provide better…