Happy child, happy family – holidays

Holidays are for sharing, and with your support, families in Baltimore will have the opportunity to enjoy and smile. You will support parents, and their children from the comfort of your home. We have identified the families who need some support, and they told us what they need. Any amount is welcome, please consider to donate the minimum or more to help us reach our goal. Donations start on Friday November 11, and end on December 11, 5pm EST. Go to the donation page. Food donations are also accepted (dry non-perishable food like – no cans, beans, lentils, Maseca flour, … Continue reading

Centro SOL is here with and for you. Centro SOL está aquí con y para ustedes.

Amigos y amigas, estamos aquí por y para ustedes. Seguiremos trabajando con mucho respeto y aprecio por nuestra comunidad, por la equidad en salud y oportunidad para los Latinos. Message from our directors (text below): Dear Friends, The results of the 2016 election have shocked the world. We know that our community has been one of the most affected by the rhetoric of this campaign. At Centro SOL, we pledge to navigate these uncertain times together with you, advocating for family unity and respect for the human dignity of all our neighbors, regardless of race, ethnicity, or country of origin. … Continue reading

Vouchers to get flu shots – cupón para vacuna de la gripe

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services – Office of Minority Health HHS and Walgreens collaborate to provide more than $10 million worth of flu shot vouchers for uninsured and underinsured Americans as flu season kicks off. Read press release Download flyer Cupones para obtener vacunas de la gripe Patient calls: 1 800 925 4733 Selects option for Spanish or English Selects option “Otra opción”/”Other option” as the reason for calling Representative will answer the phone in English Patient indicates they don’t speak English, and representative makes the connection with interpreter line It may take a while (patient must be … Continue reading

Muevetón – Move it on 2016 – another great success for health and community

On September 17, on its fourth anniversary, Muevetón  opened with a 5K fun race at Patterson Park. The event received around 300 neighbors, adults and families, who enjoyed of a free healthy breakfast, health resources, physical activity, giveaways, and more. With more than 20 providers, this annual event was presented by Friends of Patterson Park, Living Classrooms and Centro SOL, and sponsored for second consecutive year by Medicine for the Greater Good at Johns Hopkins Bayview. Thank you all for your support and participation at 2016 Muevetón/Move it on! Here is a sneak peek of the event. Adelanto de todas … Continue reading

Centro SOL Excellence in Clinical Care

August 2.- Centro SOL has been awarded with the Innovations in Clinical Care. This award honors the physicians and care teams who embody the best in clinical excellence through collaboration and innovation.  Thank you to our supporters, sponsors, partners, friends, and most importantly community. 

Reading and connecting

July 7.- ¡Grandes noticias! Great news Centro SOL has been awarded by the B’More Read More organization with a Little Free Library to be placed at our Children’s Medical Practice at Johns Hopkins Bayview. With this project, we connect Baltimore Latino families to programs promoting reading and school readiness. Books will be available at no cost at the clinic for any children and their families, and we are planning to stuck it with bilingual books, to reduce the language barrier to make this experience mom-child more pleasant. The B’More Read More is a coalition part of the Fund for Educational Excellence

Teen Testimonios New Team Member!

The Teen Testimonios Summer Program, funded by The Blaustein Foundation, is an expansion of the year-long program Teen Testimonios that started with the support of the Urban Health Insitute, to support newly arrived teenagers who experienced difficult situations on their journey to the U.S. Jacqueline Hernandez is the new assistant coordinator for the Teen Testimonios Summer Program, she will be working closely with the participants, in an engaging and rewarding summer experience. My name is Jacqueline Hernandez and I am a rising senior, studying psychology at Johns Hopkins University.  I am interested in becoming a physician assistant, and central to that goal is my passion … Continue reading

Verano – Recursos para padres

La clínica de pediatría del Centro Médico de Johns Hopkins Bayview ofrece durante los meses de verano clases para padres basadas en un currículo integrador para conocer cómo mejorar la relación con los niños y hacer más eficiente las relaciones con ellos. Las sesiones tienen lugar los Miércoles de 9:30-11am en el campus de Bayview, Mason F. Lord East tower. Puede registrarse llamando al 410-550-6971. Parenting classess offered at no cost for parents, in Spanish. Child supervision and transportation provided. Call 410-550-6971 for more information.

Summer Celebration with el consejo

June 8.- The Latino Family Advisory Board had their last meeting of the school year. They discussed about the new Care-A-Van design, a very dynamic conversation around what and how the new mobile unit should have to welcome community. The celebration was also a farewell for the Centro SOL Research Scholar, Doris Valenzuela, who heads to her hometown Portland, OR to pursue her career in medicine. The Centro SOL team wishes the families of our consejo a great and healthy summer, and Doris a successful career! ¡Feliz y saludable verano a las miembros de nuestro consejo y a Doris le … Continue reading

Spring in Community

Spring brings busy months for us, with several events at Hopkins and in the community to promote equity in health and opportunity for Latinos. That is why Spring is definitely one of our favorite seasons! Here are some highlights. Si usted asistió al Día del Niño o a la Feria Latina, estaremos rifando estos regalos como aprecio por seguirnos. Siga la página de Facebook JHCENTROSOL para estar al tanto de todo lo que pasa en la comunidad. Y cuéntenos cómo cuida de su salud y la de su familia.