NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The importance of adequate health care was highlighted during a ceremony celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month.

Bronx Councilwoman Vanessa Gibson was on hand for the event recognizing health care workers for their service to the community.

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Gibson also helped cut the ribbon on the new Essen Health Care Center in the South Bronx.

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“We want to change the way health care is delivered, so we want to bring health care to the people, so this office is just one part of our 32 offices,” said Dr. Sumir Sahgal, chief medical officer for Essen Health Care.

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The Essen Health Care Center has an urgent care facility that is open seven days a week.

CBSNewYork Team