Community & Advocacy

Open Door thanks All Partners of the Healthier Mamaroneck Fair

The Healthier Mamaroneck Access to Care Health Fair is in partnership with members of the Healthier Mamaroneck Coalition and is made possible with support from: Alzheimer’s Association Community Resource Center Hispanic Federation Larchmont Mamaroneck Lions Club MVP Health Care National Association of Hispanic Nurses Office of State Senator Shelley B. Mayer Office of State Assemblyman …

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Grown Ups Show Up! Starting a conversation with teens about avoiding drugs and alcohol

Open Door was awarded three Digital Health Awards by the Health Information Resource Center (HIRC) for its “Grown Ups Show Up!” (GUSU) campaign, which launched in December 2021. The awards recognized excellence in the development of digital public health messaging directed to support adults to start conversations with teens about avoiding drugs and alcohol. Open Door …

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Open Door Launches Health Programs for Patients and Staff

June is Family Health and Fitness Month, and Open Door Family Medical Center is kicking off different healthy living programs for both patients’ families and their own families. Open Door will offer 30 patients, prenatal women, and caregivers and parents of children up to the age of five years old the chance to participate in …

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Community Partnerships for Cancer Screenings Decrease Health Disparities in Our Community

Prolonged delays in cancer screening due to the COVID-19 pandemic threaten to increase existing health disparities. Although screenings are now returning to pre-pandemic levels, health centers have seen an increase nationally in cancers due to a decrease in prevention management (Journal of Medicine, 2021). At Open Door, we know that many of our patients face …

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Open Door Family Medical Centers to Give Students a Fresh Start for the New School Year

Open Door to Give Students a Fresh Start for the New School Year

Open Door Family Medical Center, in collaboration with MVP Health Care, celebrated National Health Center Week by providing free backpacks and school supplies to all school children who came in for a visit during the week. The celebration and Back to School giveaway took place at its health centers throughout Westchester and Putnam counties. The giveaway took place August …

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Mother-Daughter Duos Building Resilient Communities

Mother’s Day is a moment to reflect on how mothers and daughters have been inspired to help other mothers and their families during these difficult times. This has been particularly true at Open Door Family Medical Center, where the Federally Qualified Health Center seeks to ensure its patients, who are among the area’s most vulnerable, …

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Community-Wide Collaboration to Keep Schools Open

Two months after being closed, the Port Chester School District reopened its doors. The reopening was certainly good news for the county’s first village to be designated as a code orange cluster zone. A well-coordinated collaboration among the county and state departments of health, the Port Chester School District, and the Open Door Family Medical Center’s …

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Ossining Communities that Care Launches New Website | Open Door Family Medical Center

Ossining Communities that Care Launches New Website

Open Door is a founding member of OCTC. Ossining Communities that Care (OCTC) brings together diverse community partners and organizations to foster well-beingamong Ossining’s young people and their families, with a special focus on substance use prevention and positive youth development. The new website is the go-to resource for community members to access educational resources, support, and up-to-date information about OCTC’s programs and youth-oriented activities. Open Door’s Community Programs Coordinator Alice Joselow serves as …

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