Mike Jones EmblemHealth Member Talks Diabetes Prevention

Video: EmblemHealth Member Beats the Odds of Diabetes

EmblemHealth member and retired New York City police officer Mike Jones is one of 86 million Americans with prediabetes. Diagnosed in 2015, Mike enrolled in the Diabetes Prevention Program at his local EmblemHealth Neighborhood Care. Recognized by the Centers for Disease Control, the program helps participants learn how to lower the risk of developing  type…

Domestic Violence

Raising Awareness to Combat Domestic Violence

Throughout September, EmblemHealth Neighborhood Care will host “Parent Workshops on Dating Violence Prevention and Healthy Relationships,” to raise awareness about ways to combat domestic violence — a program delivered by the New York City Mayor’s Office. The workshop was introduced to Neighborhood Care by Dr. Sander Koyfman, Medical Director of Behavioral Health, in effort to…

men's health

Come Join Us for Men’s Health Day

EmblemHealth Neighborhood Care invites you to a free Men’s Health Day celebration! Come participate in the events of the day and learn about preventable health problems and the importance of early detection and treatment of disease among men and boys. You can participate in a free health screening and exercise classes, enjoy refreshments and a…

Healthy Eating With Chef Kenny

Chef Kenny Minor launched the “Eat for Life!” project in 2010 to educate and work hands-on with individuals looking to transition to a healthier lifestyle. Held at EmblemHealth Neighborhood Care, the personal chef and author teaches the basics of nutrition and meal prep, and also reminds students that it’s okay to indulge every now and…

Member Appreciation Day

Member Appreciation Day

To show our appreciation for your loyal membership, EmblemHealth cordially invites you to Member Appreciation Day on Friday, June 10. Participate in exercise classes, health workshops, take tours and get your questions answered from knowledgeable staff. Light refreshments, giveaways and free massages will be available throughout the event. We hope to see you there, and…

Teen Battle Chef at Neighborhood Care!

Join us on Wednesday, June 1 at EmblemHealth Neighborhood Care in Harlem to cheer on the talented teen chefs as they compete and show off their culinary talents. The Teen Battle Chef program teaches students to cook with fresh ingredients for better health, and aims to prevent childhood obesity and diabetes. The event is free,…

Care in Crown Heights

On April 20, 2016, EmblemHealth Neighborhood Care (EHNC) will open its doors to the entire community in Crown Heights, Brooklyn! Scroll through the photos above to see the new space. Health care can be confusing, and at times you may need to sit and chat with a real person, ask questions and get reliable information,…

Eat for Life!

By Chef Kenny Minor, Personal Chef and Author

Living a healthy and balanced life is all about making SMART (Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Realistic and Timely) choices for your life. However, in today’s growing fast-food culture, one has to ask: can I truly live a richer life based on smart food choices only? In 2015, more than…

Meet Emeregildo Clark, Healthcare Solutions Specialist

Emeregildo Clark (Emery as he prefers to be called), grew up about four blocks from where Cambria Heights Neighborhood Care stands today. “I played sports around here, rode my bike, and hung out at the supermarket just up the block from Neighborhood Care. I used to get babysat at the Jamaican bakery and did my…

Event! Small Steps to a Healthier School Year

With the school year in full swing, stop by EmblemHealth Neighborhood Care in Cambria Heights, Queens for a fun family day. There will be healthy cooking demonstrations, free height and weight measurements, giveaways and much more! The event is free to attend…