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SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University

Community Health and Wellness


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The mission of University Hospital of Brooklyn Center for Community Health Promotion & Wellness is to promote health education as an integral part of the hospital and as a focal point of community health. As a University Hospital, it is our mission to be a leader in health education, targeted towards three specific audiences:

  • The patient and family 
  • Personnel, Staff, Volunteers, and Trustees 
  • The community at large


 Upcoming Events



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 October Community Lecture


Cancer Screenings

FREE Cancer Screenings for New York residents with no health insurance and for those who are under-insured!

WOMEN who meet the eligibility criteria

  • Clinical Breast Exam (CBE) ages 40 - 75
  • Mammogram (ages 40 – 75)
  • Pap and HPV Test (ages 40 – 65)

MEN and WOMEN ages 50 - 75

  • Receive the take home Colon Cancer FIT Kit Test

For more information or schedule an appointment:
718-270-3739 or 718-270-8245