Archive for March 2016

HRHCare Community Health Fair for Teens in Peekskill

Stop by the Peekskill Middle School on Saturday, April 2nd, from 10 AM to 2 PM for a fun, free, family health fair! Meet representatives from community organizations, sample some free healthy food, pick up giveaways from every table, and enter in a raffle to win prizes! You’ll have the oportunity to learn about what health services HRHCare provides for teens and families! You can also attend teen and parent workshops and listen to guest speakers!Table Vendors: HRHCare Health Promoters HRHCare Youth Health Promoters Farmers Market at NewYork-Presbyterian/Hudson Valley Hospital Peekskill Youth Bureau Peekskill City School District Zeta Phi Beta […]

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HRHCare Project Manager and Operations Facilitator David Erickson Presented with Geiger Gibson Emerging Leader Award

Peekskill, NY – HRHCare Community Health, is pleased to announce that Project Manager and Operations Facilitator David Erickson, M.A., M.S., M.Phil., has been recognized as a Geiger Gibson Emerging Leader at the National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC) Policy and Issues Forum on March 19th in Washington, D.C. Each year the Geiger Gibson Program in Community Health Policy in the Milken Institute School of Public Health at George Washington University honors young professionals currently working in public health who exemplify the mission and vision of pioneers of community health and human rights: Drs. H. Jack Geiger and Count Gibson. […]

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HRHCare AmeriCorps Receives Orange County Human Rights Award

Congratulations to HRHCare Community HealthCorps member John Sheridan on his Orange County Human Rights Award! These awards are given annually to individuals or groups that have made a significant contribution toward the advancement of human rights and the elimination of discrimination in Orange County, NY. A lifelong resident of Florida, NY, John was recognized for his outstanding work at the HRHCare Alamo Farmworker Community Center and Health Center at Goshen of linking community members to much needed health care and other services. “His work encourages everyone he meets to be active, equal and valuable community members,” said Stash Grajewski, Director […]

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Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Patty Boltin to Join Staff at HRHCare Health Center at Amenia

Amenia, NY – HRHCare Community Health is pleased to announce that Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Patty Boltin, MSN, MPH, RN, CPNP, will be joining the staff at the HRHCare Health Center at Amenia. Working in the Pediatrics Department at the HRHCare Jeannette J. Phillips Health Center at Peekskill for more than 11 years, Ms. Boltin will begin seeing patients in Amenia this April. “I am really looking forward to working in the Amenia community,” said Ms. Boltin. “I am excited to have the opportunity to provide high quality pediatric care to these children and their families.” In addition to her work […]

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Agricultural Workers Receive Free Health Assessments at the Second HRHCare Day of Health Held at Pindar Vineyards

Bilingual Team of HRHCare Physicians Extends Critical Health Care Access for New York’s Underserved Populations. Peconic, NY – HRHCare, one of the largest federally qualified health center (FQHC) systems in the country with more than a 40-year history of providing high-quality health care to underserved populations, hosted a Day of Health for agricultural workers on the North Fork. Reaching one of the state’s most typically underserved populations, last Thursday’s Day of Health at Pindar Vineyards in Peconic, was the second such event in less than six months. The two events combined have served more than 100 workers. “The HRHCare Day […]

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Patchogue Phlebotomist to Receive March 2016 Planetree Award for Excellence in Patient Care

Patchogue, 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 Maria Pabon, a phlebotomist at the HRHCare Health Center at Patchogue, will be presented with the March 2016 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. Maria Pabon has been a dedicated worker in the medical […]

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HRHCare Community HealthCorps Celebrates AmeriCorps Week

This week marks AmeriCorps Week, and the HRHCare Community HealthCorps have many exciting activities to engage their local communities in store! AmeriCorps Week is celebrated each year as a time to salute AmeriCorps members and alumni for their service, thank community partners, and communicate the incredible mission of the AmeriCorps program. With twenty Community HealthCorps currently serving at HRHCare, we are proud to recognize the incredible impact they have on our communities and the lives of our patients. To kick off AmeriCorps Week 2016 with ‘Get Fit Monday’, HRHCare Community HealthCorps member Maria Aloe offered a free Zumba class at […]

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HRHCare Signs Agreement with Creative Healthcare to Supply Performance Improvement Solutions

Peekskill, NY – HRHCare and Creative Healthcare have signed a formal agreement whereby Creative Healthcare will provide performance improvement training and support to HRHCare that will allow the organization to leverage Lean methodologies. Lean is a leading process improvement methodology used by world-class companies to achieve significant improvements in quality, service, productivity and customer satisfaction. It uses a variety of sophisticated statistical tools and skills, integrated with a standardized methodology, to measure, analyze, improve and control processes. “We are delighted to include HRHCare among the growing number of organizations in the health care industry that are taking a positive step […]

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HRHCare to Provide Free Health Assessments and Primary Care Services to Long Island Agricultural Workers at Second ‘Day of Health’

HRHCare’s Agricultural Health Fund Increases Health Care Access for Agricultural Workers and Their Families. Riverhead, 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, announced today that it will be hosting its second ‘Day of Health’ at Pindar Vineyards in Peconic, NY on March 10, 2016. Throughout the day, a bilingual HRHCare team will provide free health assessments and other primary care services to local agricultural workers representing farms throughout the North Fork. Some of these services will include: Consultation with […]

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