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Metro Community Health Center Receives Grant from Staunton Farm Foundation for Integrated Care Services Expansion

PITTSBURGH, Pa.—Metro Community Health Center is pleased to announce that it has received a generous grant from Staunton Farm Foundation.  These funds will be used to expand our Integrated Care Services department which was launched in January 2018 and has proven to be a valuable resource to our patient population. The Integrated Healthcare model focuses… Read more »

Metro Community Health Center Names Michael Mingrone New CEO

Swissvale, PA, — Metro Community Health Center announces the appointment of Michael Mingrone as its new Chief Executive Officer, effective September 24, 2018. Michael Mingrone is a seasoned nonprofit executive with over 17 years of experience in senior management positions. Mingrone is coming with a diverse background and positions in the Nonprofit and Health Care Fields.  Michael… Read more »

June Featured Story – Men’s Health Month + Mental Health!

The following article was written for and published by the Men’s Health Resource Center. The original article in it’s entirety can be found here. Metro does not claim ownership to any of the following content. Mental Health & Well-Being Depression is under-diagnosed in men. Men are over four times more likely than women to commit… Read more »

May Featured Story – Do You Focus on Fitness #4Mind4Body?

Mental health is essential to everyone’s overall health and well-being, and mental illnesses are common and treatable. So much of what we do physically impacts us mentally –it’s important to pay attention to both your physical health and your mental health, which can help you achieve overall wellness and set you on a path to… Read more »

April Featured Story – Fact vs. Fiction: The Truth About Vaccinations

World Immunization Week is celebrated globally in April, beginning Monday the 23rd! The theme this year is “Protected Together”, and the team at Metro would like to take this opportunity to de-bunk some of the myths surrounding vaccinations, and encourage all of our patients to stay up to date on their immunizations; because #VaccinesWork! 1. Fiction:… Read more »

August Featured Story – National Immunization Awareness Month!

Vaccinating on Time is Important for Disease Protection National Immunization Awareness Month is a reminder that children need vaccines right from the start. Parents agree that feeding and sleep schedules are important to help keep their children healthy. The same goes for childhood immunizations. Vaccinating children on time is the best way to protect them… Read more »

July Featured Story – National UV Safety Month!

As summer ramps up in Pittsburgh, Metro wants to honor National UV Safety Month by reminding our patients that sun safety is important during this time of the year in order to avoid sun-related skin cancers. Nothing is better than kicking back on the weekends with a cold fruity drink and soaking up the sun… Read more »

June Featured Story – Men’s Health Week!

Metro is celebrating Men’s Health Week by hosting 5 health information days at the health center from Monday, 6/12/17 through Friday, 6/16/17.  Monday features information on Cardiovascular Disease, Tuesday on Diabetes, Wednesday on mental health and suicide, Thursday on Prostate Cancer, and Friday on HIV/AIDS and general sexual health. Stop by the health center and grab… Read more »

May Featured Story – National American Stroke Month

May 1st marks the start of National American Stroke Month. The most common cause of stroke occurs when a blood clot interrupts the flow of blood to the brain. When this occurs, the effected brain cells which rely on the oxygen in blood, begin to die. It is estimated that a stroke event occurs in… Read more »