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In Memory of Hyerim Clara Gabriel, FNP

It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Hyerim Clara Gabriel, FNP. Over the past decade, Clara touched the lives of countless Hudson River Health Care patients in Yonkers. She was well-known throughout our network for her compassion, warmth, and humility, and for always putting the needs of others before her own. Her genuine love of healing was inspirational to many, and she was highly respected and appreciated by both her peers and patients. In many ways, she truly embodied the mission and values of Hudson River Health Care. The viewing will be held on Tuesday, June 19 […]

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Hudson River Health Care Receives Dutchess Co. Public Health Partnership Award

On April 9, the Dutchess County Board of Health presented its annual Public Health Partnership Award to Hudson River Health Care (HRHCare) and Joseph Bonnanno, MD of Taconic DDSO and The Arc of Dutchess. “We are proud to recognize Hudson River Health Care and Dr. Bonnanno for their tireless comitment to the most vulnerable members of our community,” said Board of Health President Lobsang T. Lhungay, MD. “To serve as a voice for those who need advocacy, to remove the barriers many people face when seeking care, to view all patients with the same dignity and compassion – this is […]

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Hudson River Health Care Joins NIH in Launching All of Us Research Program

Peekskill, NY – On May 6, the National Institutes of Health will open national enrollment for the All of Us Research Program—a momentous effort to advance individualized prevention, treatment and care for people of all backgrounds. People ages 18 and older, regardless of health status, will be able to enroll. Hudson River Health Care (HRHCare) has joined the initiative by enrolling individuals in the program at its’ Jeannette J. Phillips Health Center in Peekskill. Volunteers will join more than 25,000 participants across the United States who have already enrolled in All of Us as part of a year-long beta test […]

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Art Exhibit at the HRHCare Jeannette J. Phillips Health Center in Peekskill

An exhibition of local art called Convergences: Connecting Community and Creativity will open on May 14th in the Atrium of the HRHCare Jeannette J. Phillips Health Center in Peekskill. This exhibit is jointly sponsored by HRHCare, the Peekskill Arts Association, and the Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, and will run through June 28th. On Saturday, May 19th, there will be a reception in honor of the exhibit in the Atrium from 12 to 2pm. Several of the artists whose work is being exhibited will be on hand to talk about their work, and refreshments will be available. On Saturday, […]

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HRHCare Hosts Westchester Public Health Awards

Hudson River Health Care was honored to host the Westchester County Public Health Awards once again in the Atrium of our Jeannette J. Phillips Health Center in Peekskill. HRHCare Board Chair Hon. Alan Steiner and Founding Mother and EVP Rev. Jeannette J. Phillips joined Westchester Board of Health President Robert Baker and Westchester Community College President Belinda Miles to present five county residents with awards for their work in public health. Norman Height, a lifelong Peekskill resident and VP/trustee of The Preservation Company, received the Dr. Harold Keltz Distinguished Public Health Service Award. “Norman Haight has demonstrated an enduring commitment […]

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National Doctors’ Week

In recognition of National Doctors’ Week, we will be highlighting the work of some extraordinary HRHCare doctors. In their own words, learn why these incredible men and womenbecame doctors, why they chose to work at HRHCare, and how they are involved in their communities. Stay tuned every day this week for more HRHCare doctor profiles! Patrina Phillip-King, MD, FACOG is an OB/GYN at HRHCare Monticello. “I grew up in Grenada in the Caribbean, and access to high-quality health care wasn’t always available. Living through that experience really made me want to become a physician, and to provide that care for […]

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Officer Katie Hansen Presents to Girls on Pursuing a Police Force Career at HRHCare Alamo Community Center

On March 19th, Officer Katie Hansen of the Warwick Police Department visited a meeting of the Young Outstanding Latina Organization, a social group for local teenage girls, at the Hudson River Health Care (HRHCare) Alamo Community Center to give a workshop on pursuing a career in the police force. Officer Hansen described various aspects of work as a police officer, and what it takes to prepare for a career in the police force. After demonstrating the positive impact police officers have in their community, Officer Hansen was invited back by the group to give further information sessions. The Young Outstanding […]

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Governor Cuomo Commits to Ending Hepatitis C in New York

Announcement makes New York the first state in the nation to make this commitment. Over 200,000 New Yorkers are living with hepatitis C – a curable, yet life threatening disease; over 50% do not know they are infected. Hepatitis C killed over 19,000 people in the U.S. in 2015. Albany, NY – Governor Cuomo publicly announced a commitment to ending the hepatitis C (HCV) epidemic in New York. The announcement builds off his 2015 commitment to end AIDS as an epidemic in New York State. In the announcement, Cuomo committed to allocating resources this year which would be the first increase in […]

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HRHCare and Brightpoint Health Announce Intent to Merge

Better access to higher quality health care for communities across the Hudson Valley, New York City, and Long Island: Hudson River Health Care (HRHCare) and Brightpoint Health announce intent to merge Peekskill, New York, March 12th, 2018 – Today, Hudson River Health Care (HRHCare) and Brightpoint Health announced their intent to merge, and create a combined healthcare organization better positioned to meet the needs of underserved communities across the Hudson River Valley, New York City, and Long Island. Upon federal and state approvals of the merger, expected this summer, the organization will serve over 200,000 patients with more than 2,000 […]

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Community Room Opens at Riverhead Health Center

Hudson River Health Care, in partnership with Healthfirst, was proud to  welcome a number of elected officials and community leaders recently to open the new Community Room at HRHCare Riverhead. Among other programs, the Community Room will host “Story Time” for children every two weeks beginning in October, as well as ESL classes. This Community Room will serve as a great way to further engage the Riverhead community, and make our patients feel welcome. Many local business have expressed interest in donating toys, books, and other items for the room. The Riverhead Library has been particularly generous in their donations, […]

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