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Hear from the expert!

“As a longtime advocate for best practices in community-academic partnerships, I am pleased to be part of initiative[s] to tackle socio-economic and racial inequities in our surrounding communities.”

Rafael A. Lantigua, MD,
NewYork-Presbyterian, Columbia University

Find Your Doctor

Check our updated Provider Directory, featuring:

  • A mobile-friendly design that’s simple to use on any device
  • Google Maps, to find care near where you live or work
  • Easy search engine for gender, language and availability

Open Dialogue

Whether you’re looking for a primary care physician or a mental health professional, there are questions you should ask to forge a strong connection. So prepare your list before your first conversation to ensure the right fit for you.

Find the help you need is the leading community care network to find free or reduced-cost services near where you live or work. Our team has customized the search engine to further refine it for you. Visit and type in your ZIP code for a list of convenient resources that can help you find housing or food assistance, pay for transit, get legal aid and more!

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Partners in your health

We’re joining with NYU Langone Health to talk about the importance of colon cancer screening. The good news is, if you work at NYU Langone Health, you get a paid day off to get screened. Dr. Dunn had his colonoscopy done at NYU Langone Health and recorded his experience to answer FAQs and relieve common concerns.

Coming this fall, if you are a Northwell Health patient and you receive an invitation to get screened at a mobile site near where you live or work, it’s because you’re past due for a screening. As an added convenience, a clinician will be on site to help you find a primary care provider if you don’t have one, and schedule your first appointment with the doctor you choose. If you are a Montefiore Medical Center patient, watch your mail for a letter from Dr. Dunn, inviting you to get screened if you are past due.

Coming Soon! Teladoc 360

If you are looking for telehealth primary care, you’ll soon be able to get information about our expanded relationship with Teladoc. You’ll be able to choose your own primary care team and build a virtual relationship with them.

Meet Milton

Milton Cruz
Emergency Department Technician,
Northwell Health-Cohen Children’s Medical Center

Don’t rely on the Internet for advice: Go for regular checkups with a doctor who knows you!

Milton Cruz knows how important a good relationship with a primary care physician (PCP) is. That’s why he’s been seeing Dr. Marie S. Percy-Leroy, a PCP at AdvantageCare Physicians—which provides culturally and linguistically accessible care throughout New York City—regularly for the past 15 years. Milton originally went to Dr. Percy-Leroy for a checkup before starting the physically demanding work involved in emergency medical services.

“I have a great relationship with her,” says Milton, who believes his connection with Dr. Percy-Leroy keeps him healthy because he’s comfortable talking to her about almost everything. “There are no surprises,” he says. “If I’m doing something I shouldn’t, or if I’m doing something that will keep me on the right track, she’ll let me know.” Milton credits this partnership with providing the support he needs to maintain a healthy weight, control his blood pressure and even quit smoking. His advice? “Don’t rely on the Internet for advice: Go for regular checkups with a doctor who knows you!”

Healthcare at Your Worksite

We are partnering with our major employer health systems to bring you wellness programs at your worksite.

Here’s what NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital offers:

  • Well-being assessment and health screenings
  • Wellness coaches you can meet with in person or online
  • Mental health counselors
  • Internal info-net with webinars, coaching sessions and more
  • Eight telehealth mental health sessions per family member per topic
  • Training to enhance focus, improve mood and increase productivity

Getting regular screenings is important for good health

Our Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Van H. Dunn, recommends the following screenings to help you maintain a healthier, fuller life. Check with your doctor to find out which screenings are right for you.

Screening Who should be screened? How often?
Physical exam All ages At least every year
Hypertension Age 18+ At least every year
Cholesterol Age 18+
If your initial test results were abnormal, or if you’re at higher risk of heart disease
Every 5 years
As directed per your doctor
Colonoscopy Age 45+ Colonoscopy every 10 years or fecal blood test every year or Cologuard every 3 years
Ask your doctor which test is best for you
Glucose/Blood sugar
screening for diabetes
Age 45+ Every 3 years
Mammogram Women age 45 and up who are at average Every 3 yearsrisk for breast cancer Every year for women age 45 to 54; every 2 years for those age 55 and up
Pap test Women age 21-65 Every 3 years
HPV and Pap test Women age 30-65 Every 5 years (or just Pap test every 3 years)
Prostate Men: discuss with your doctor Men: discuss with your doctor

The Women’s Health and Cancer Rights Act

If you’re battling breast cancer, we’re here to support you every step of the way, from mammogram to cancer care. Your health benefits give you access to quality oncology care with many of the top cancer treatment centers in the New York metropolitan area, so you won’t have to go outside of your network for care.

We also provide coverage for reconstructive surgery, prostheses and other mastectomy-related services.

According to your doctor’s treatment plan, you’re covered for:

  • Reconstruction of the breast on which a mastectomy was performed;
  • Surgery and reconstruction of the other breast to achieve a symmetrical appearance;
  • Prostheses; and
  • Treatment for physical complications associated with all stages of the mastectomy, including lymphedemas.

These benefits are provided under the 1199SEIU National Benefit Fund for Health and Human Service Employees and the 1199SEIU Greater New York Benefit Fund. Coverage is subject to benefit rules, exclusions and limitations that may apply under the Plans, as permitted by law.

It’s a partnership

It’s a partnership

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