A Northern Manhattan Coronavirus Update From Uptown NYC Council Member Rodriguez

Dear Friends and Neighbors,

Tonight as we are getting ready to rest for the night or to take on a night shift, I want to let everyone know that we are working day and night to ensure all New Yorkers receive the help they need during these trying days. Continue Reading →

SOMOS Doctors Set The Ton With Celebrities, Culture & Health Education Uptown Music Fest

This past Saturday, November 23, 2019, at the Armory Track in Washington Heights, SOMOS hosted “Mi Salud en Mis Manos,” a music festival and health fair to raise awareness of the importance of inclusive healthcare for the Latinx community. Continue Reading →

Harlem Rep. Espaillat And Others Stand In Solidarity To Protect DACA Recipients And Immigrant Families

Representative Adriano Espaillat was joined by Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer, the Northern Manhattan Coalition for Immigrant Rights (NMCIR) and immigrant advocates during a press conference held earlier today at his Washington Heights district office. Continue Reading →

The Harlem Rivers Roger Morris, A Colonel British Officer, Friend Of George Washington And More

Roger Morris, 28 January 1727 – 13 September 1794, was a colonel in the British Army who fought in the French and Indian War and made uptown his home after the war. Continue Reading →

Latinx Celeb Joins NYC Doctors To Launch New Healthy Living App And Fitness Challenge

On Saturday, October 5, 2019, SOMOS, a nonprofit, physician-led network of over 2,500 physicians serving 700,000 patients in New York City’s lower-income, immigrant-rich communities. Continue Reading →

Former Yankee Mariano Rivera And Rodriguez Visits NewYork-Presbyterian’s School-Based Health Center

Baseball Hall of Famer and former Yankee closer Mariano Rivera and council member paid a visit to NewYork-Presbyterian’s school-based health center at the George Washington Educational Complex uptown in Washington Heights on Wednesday. Continue Reading →