Two stars of the Broadway revival of Cats visited the Friedman Health Center for the Performing Arts to encourage people to get their annual flu shots. Watch the video, featuring Claire Rathbun as Victoria and Tyler Hanes as Rum Tum Tugger, above.
The actors were joined by Dr. Jason Kindt and Dr. Ramon Pesigan, who explained that the Friedman Health Center is open to every member of the entertainment community, including actors, musicians, ushers, stagehands, and more. In addition to flu shots, the Center also handles primary healthcare needs.
The Samuel J. Friedman Health Center for the Performing Arts is the medical care provider for New York City’s entertainment community. Operated in partnership with The Actors Fund and Mount Sinai Doctors and conveniently located in Times Square, The Friedman Health Center is the only health center in NYC solely focused on the particular health care needs of those who work in performing arts and entertainment. It offers primary and specialty care, expedited referrals within the Mount Sinai Health System, extended hours and continuity of care for those who experience regular changes in health insurance coverage. The Friedman accepts most insurance plans, with free and unbiased health insurance enrollment and counseling available on site. Visit www.actorsfund.org/HealthCenter.
The Friedman Health Center is located on the 12th floor of 729 7th Avenue.