Author: TCHC Admin

Voices of Youth

Several high school students in Tri-City Health Center’s service area have written posts sharing concerns about tobacco products, including electronic cigarettes or “vapes.” Jesus Covarrubias, […]

World AIDS Day

World AIDS Day is celebrated on December 1 every year. This awareness celebration started in 1988 as a way to support people living with HIV/AIDS, […]

Two Minutes to Better Health

By Cheryl Simas One of the most common chronic diseases in the United States is also one the easiest to address with preventive care — […]

It’s Never too Late to Quit Smoking

By Wen Soon  Through the Great American Smokeout, the third Thursday of November, smokers try to avoid using tobacco products for one day in hopes […]

CDC Says Stop Vaping, TCHC Can Help

By Wen Soon The latest update from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that 33 people have died (including a 13 year […]

It’s Flu Season! Why it’s so important

By Taylor Liu, Volunteer Blog Contributor As Fall rolls around, so do the sniffles. With the weather starting to cool , you may find yourself […]

Myth of going “Cold Turkey”

By Wen Soon  What is cold turkey? Every person that has used tobacco has probably heard of going “cold turkey.” It’s the belief that if […]

Our Children Are Getting Bigger – And So Is the Childhood Obesity Epidemic

By Cheryl Simas, Volunteer Blog Contributor Roughly 19% of children in the U.S. are obese, meaning their weight is significantly above the average for their […]

Take a Stand Against Sitting

By Taylor Liu, Volunteer Blog Contributor Have you ever heard the phrase “Sitting is the New Smoking?” Though we’d like to hope that’s just an […]

October School Health Mobile Schedule

In October, the School Health Mobile Clinic will visit six schools in Fremont, Newark and Union City, including the Newark Memorial High School. The mobile […]