Archive for December 2015

Delayed Openings due to Weather- 12/29/15

All Health Centers will open, with minor changes to opening times: Suffolk County sites will open at REGULAR times Westchester County sites will open at 9:00 AM Sullivan, Dutchess, Rockland, Ulster, Orange,and Columbia County sites will open at 10:00 AM Please travel safely and be well.

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Volunteer Coaches Needed for “A Matter of Balance”, Program For Seniors

elderly woman sitting with cane and granddaughter

The Office for the Aging is hosting a series of classes called “A Matter of Balance” which aims to empower seniors to prevent falls, reduce fear, and increase activity and mobility. To learn more about “A Matter of Balance”, view event details on our calendar. Each “A Matter of Balance” class is lead by two volunteer coaches who must first take two coach training classes. All materials for the classes are provided by the Office for the Aging. The goal is to train as many people as possible to be coaches so classes can be offered in as many locations […]

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Health Center at Beacon Presented with Planetree Community Spirit Award

HRHCare Community Health is pleased to announce that the Health Center at Beacon has been presented with a Planetree Community Spirit Award. The HRHCare Planetree Institute presents these awards to a team, department or site that connects and impacts the local community in an exceptional way. Over the past several months, the HRHCare Health Center at Beacon has undertaken a number of incredible initiatives to further benefit the community beyond their normal scope of health care services. In September the Health Center collected 300 book bags filled with back-to-school supplies for children in the Beacon public school system, all donated […]

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HRHCare Hosts World AIDS Day Art Show in Amityville to Increase Awareness Around Ending HIV/AIDS

Amityville Community Health Facility Featured Local Artists to Promote HIV Preventive Measures. Amityville, NY – HRHCare, one of the largest federally qualified health center (FQHC) systems in the country with a 40-year history of providing high-quality health care to underserved populations, hosted a World AIDS Day Art Show at the HRHCare Maxine S, Postal Tri-Community Health Center at Amityville, NY on December 1st. The show displayed 27 works from local artists, including two HRHCare staff members. All the works depicted the struggle of the HIV/AIDs community and the obligation we all share to support them. All of the CBOs serving […]

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Executive Assistant Nicolas Butty Wins 4th Quarter Planetree Innovation Award

Tarrytown, NY – HRHCare Community Health, a nonprofit system of Federally Qualified Health Centers offering a range of medical services for underserved communities throughout the Hudson Valley and Long Island, is pleased to announce that Executive Assistant Nicolas Butty will be presented with the 2015 4th Quarter Planetree Spirit Award for Innovation in Patient Care. This award is presented by the HRHCare Planetree Institute to exemplary employees who find new ways to advocate for patients and create innovative ways for them to access high quality and affordable health care. An Executive Assistant at the HRHCare Tarrytown Office, Nicolas (Nico) Butty […]

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Coram LPN Wins Planetree Spirit Award for Excellence in Patient Care

HRHCare Community Health is pleased to announce that Ana Abarca, LPN, has been presented with a Planetree Spirit Award for excellence in patient care. The HRHCare Planetree Institute presents these awards to employees who go above and beyond to make health care more personalized and create a warm and welcoming environment for all. After working in a nursing home with patients with Alzheimer’s disease for 15 years, Ana Abarca joined the HRHCare family at our Elsie Owens Health Center at Coram in August of 2012. The patience, perseverance and compassion she cultivated during her health care career have been very […]

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HRHCare Regional Practice Manager to Receive Planetree Award for Excellence in Patient Care

Poughkeepsie, NY – HRHCare Community Health, a nonprofit system of Federally Qualified Health Centers offering a range of medical services for underserved communities throughout the Hudson Valley and Long Island, is pleased to announce that Sherry Wyckoff, MPH, Regional Practice Manager in Dutchess and Columbia Counties, will be presented with the December 2015 Planetree Spirit Award for excellence in patient care. HRHCare’s Planetree Institute presents these awards to employees who go above and beyond to make health care more personalized and create a warm and welcoming environment for all. The Regional Practice Manager for HRHCare’s northernmost Health centers in Poughkeepsie, […]

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