Happy Birthday Keishla!

By Lynellen Nielsen | December 2, 2021

Please join us in wishing a very Happy Birthday to Keishla, Alegria’s Medical Assistant! Have a great day!

Alegria Health & Wellness Launches Primary, Women’s and Pediatric Care Services in the South Bronx

By Lynellen Nielsen | December 1, 2021

Alegria Health & Wellness Launches Primary Care, Women’s Health and Pediatric Services.

Alegria Hosts Free Prostate Cancer Screenings in the South Bronx

By Lynellen Nielsen | November 22, 2021

To celebrate Men’s Health Month, Movember, Alegria Health & Wellness hosted free prostate cancer screenings in its medical facility in the South Bronx. By partnering with Vantage Medical Group and Gramercy Surgery Center, men over 40 years of age in the South Bronx had the opportunity to receive a checkup and make sure they are…

Alegria Health & Wellness Begins Pediatric COVID-19 Vaccines

By Lynellen Nielsen | November 15, 2021

Alegria Health & Wellness, a new state of the art medical facility located in the South Bronx, has received pediatric COVID-19 Pfizer vaccinations to administer to children five to 11 years of age. This is in addition to the COVID-19 vaccines they have been giving to adult patients since April of this year. “We are…

Alegria Health and Wellness, Vantage Medical Group, Gramercy Surgery Center To Provide Free Prostate Exams In The South Bronx

By Lynellen Nielsen | October 25, 2021

To help identify men with prostate cancer, Alegria Health and Wellness, Vantage Medical Group and Gramercy Surgery Center, will be hosting a day for screenings for those who have not been diagnosed before. The screenings will be free and taking place at Alegria’s medical center in the South Bronx. This comes at a time when…

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

By Lynellen Nielsen | 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 Lynellen Nielsen | 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…