Learn about your health
3 reasons for men to get a checkup
Being as strong as you can for the people you love starts with taking care of your own health with regular checkups.
Prediabetes is preventable and reversible
1 in 3 adults has prediabetes. Take a 1-minute test to determine if you are at risk and share the results with your doctor. Know the facts and stay healthy!
Same-day results on COVID-19 testing available by appointment
Vecino Health Centers provides comprehensive screening, testing (with same-day results) and follow-up to people experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 or who have come into contact with someone who has tested positive for the virus.
Answers to common questions about COVID-19 vaccines
Should I get vaccinated if I’m pregnant? What if I’ve already had COVID-19 and recovered? What are the side effects? The doctors at Vecino Health Centers provide answers to these and other common questions.
Fight the flu
Flu shots are included, at no additional cost, with checkups at Vecino Health Centers.
Summer 2022 Health News!
The Summer issue of Shine! Health News from Vecino Health Centers is available to view and download in English and Spanish. You’ll find four ways to keep your kids active this summer and more!
Help children cope by taking care of yourself
In order to be effective and present for your children, it is imperative that you find the means and tools to take care of yourself emotionally, as well as physically.
Spring 2022 issue of Shine! Health News
Celebrate families, find out the benefits of sleep, and learn why time outdoors is good for your health! Available in English and Spanish.
Talking to children about violence
Sadly, gun violence is more often in the news than we would like. With the recent event at Robb Elementary in Uvalde, it can be a scary time for both adults and children. Counting on the support of relatives, family, and community helpers can make difficult times more...
Winter 2022 Health News from Vecino Health Centers
In celebration of National Nutrition Month, Dr. Enjoli Benitez is sharing her favorite lentil soup recipe! You'll find it and more in the first issue of Shine! Health News from Vecino Health Centers. It is available to view and download now in English and Spanish.
I just found out I’m pregnant!
You're pregnant, congratulations! Now what? Here are a few things you can start doing right away. Make an appointment for prenatal care One of the best things you can do for your and your baby's health is start getting prenatal care. Prenatal care is the care you get...
Should I get the COVID-19 vaccine if I’m pregnant?
If you are pregnant, discussing the vaccination with your prenatal care provider before getting it is always recommended.
Telehealth: Connect to healthcare from home
Vecino’s medical providers and licensed professionals on the counseling staff can treat many common conditions for adults and children through telehealth.
Coping with stress
It’s natural to feel stressed, anxious, and overwhelmed during these uncertain times. Here are three tips for coping from the licensed professionals in the counseling department.
4 things every new dad should know about babies
Congratulations on becoming a father! Being a new dad will probably be one of the most exciting – and sometimes scary – events of your life. While parenting is not always easy, with a little guidance, support, and trial and error, you will adjust to fatherhood in no...
Encourage men to schedule regular checkups
Help your spouse, partner, father, brother, uncle, other relatives, and friends live long and healthy lives by encouraging them to get regular medical checkups.
4 myths about pregnancy
Here are four myths about pregnancy and prenatal care that every mom-to-be should know.
Well Check Exams: 2 reasons to bring your healthy child to the doctor
When your child is sick with the flu or a broken bone, one of the first things you do is bring them to the doctor. But did you know it is just as important to bring your child to the doctor when they are healthy?
Treatment for women with abnormal pap results available in Denver Harbor
Learning that you have an abnormal pap test result can be scary. What other tests will I have to go through? Will I need treatment? As if these worries weren't enough, women with abnormal pap smears are usually sent to a specialist across town for inconvenient and...