Eye and Mental Health Resources

The University Eye Center will have Free Vision Screenings on June 10th, 2021, for ages 5 years old and up. Please call (212) 938-4001 to secure a free vision screening appointment as soon as possible because the appointment slots fill up quickly.

There will be Mental Health Awareness Talks in Chinese that are open to everyone;

June 1st, 2021 – 10:30 am — Mandarin Zoom Meeting ID:  826  2706  6594
June 3rd, 2021 – 2:00 pm — Cantonese Zoom Meeting ID:  212  619 3072 

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COVID Vaccine Resources in Chinese

In order to make sure that our students are receiving reliable, up-to-date information about the COVID vaccine, we’re invited the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene to conduct a workshop on COVID-19 Vaccination in Cantonese for our Cantonese-speaking students. Here are the resources they shared with us. Future workshops will also be in Mandarin and Spanish! 

CDC Pages:

美國疾病控制與預防中心 – 不同的疫苗

打完疫苗后的注意事項

强生疫苗的最新資訊

Getting the Vaccine:

Vaccine Finder 疫苗查找器 or call 877-VAX-4NYC (877-829-4692)

NYS Run Vaccination Sites 紐約州疫苗站 or call 833-697-4829

Vaccines for Homebound Seniors 紐約市申請在家打强生疫苗

NY State Excelsior Pass 打完疫苗后,可以申請紐約州健康碼

瞭解更多衛生局的中文講座,請加微信: 1-646-988-8668

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Pronouncing Chinese Names 101

Here’s a little video for all you teachers out there and others who may not know how to say names in Mandarin. It comes from the East Asian Studies Center at Ohio University:

And here are a few sounds in Chinese pinyin that are different from English. The pinyin is on the left while the equivalent English pronunciation comes after the equal sign:

What is pinyin? Watch the video below from Yoyo Chinese to find out:

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