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  • May Highlights

    • Happy Mother's Day

      Happy Mother's Day

      We love them every single day of the year. But we set apart Sunday, May 9 to celebrate our mothers, and motherhood in general, and to give them extra love and attention. Happy Mother’s Day to all mothers, and to those who have taken on a maternal or caretaking role in our lives.

      When you call mom via Zoom on Sunday to wish her a happy day, why not add a fun and colorful background? Click here to download one our designs.

    • 2021 Year of the Nurse

      Happy Nurses Week to real-life superheroes! We recognize the above-and-beyond contributions of nurses, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic. We appreciate and celebrate you!

      The American Nurses Association (ANA) and the World Health Organization (WHO) and associated organizations are extending 2020’s Year of the Nurse into 2021. This recognition builds on the increased focus and above-and-beyond contributions of nurses during the COVID-19 pandemic. National Nurses Week begins each year on May 6th and ends on May 12th, Florence Nightingale's birthday. The ANA has extended its observance from National Nurses Week to Nurses Month.

      2021 Year of the Nurse
    • Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

      Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

      May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month (APAHM), celebrating the achievements and contributions of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the United States.

      This year, Affinity Health Plan joined forces with CAIPA (Coalition of Asian-American IPA) to launch a Community Care Forum in honor of Asian Heritage Month. This will be a digital forum led by Sing Tao Newsgroup featuring videos, articles, and resource information provided by key community organizations, including Charles B Wang Community Health Center, NYP Lower Manhattan Hospital, Maimonides Medical Center, NYC Commission on Human Rights, NYPD Asian Anti-Hate Crime Task Force, Chinese Planning Council, CaringKind, and the Chinese American Family Alliance for Mental Health.

      For more information, please click here.

    • May is Mental Health Awareness Month

      According to a report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, symptoms of anxiety and depressive disorders increased considerably in the United States during the COVID-19 pandemic. Mental Health Awareness Month, also known as Mental Health Month, shines a spotlight on the importance of embracing and championing mental health and wellness, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic. Affinity provides mental health and substance use services through Beacon Health Options, a behavioral health managed care company. Learn more about Symptoms of Depression/ Mental Health Challenges and Five Things you can do to care for Your Mental Health.

      May is Mental Health Awareness Month