Archive for January 2018

Healthy Choices Workshops in Poughkeepsie

Are you looking for more effective ways of dealing with health issues like arthritis, asthma, COPD, diabetes, memory loss, depression, high blood pressure, or chronic pain? Then this free, six-week Healthy Choices workshop series is for you! The HRHCare Healthy Choices workshops will help you: Discover practical ways to deal with pain, stress, and fatigue Learn more about better food and exercise choices Gain new understanding and confidence around medication Plus, you will have the chance to win a $25 gift card if you participate in four or more classes! The workshops will take place on Wednesdays from February 14 to […]

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U.S. Congressman Lee Zeldin (R) Visits HRHCare Coram to Urge Full Funding of CHIP and Community Health Centers

Coram, NY – On Friday, January 12, U.S. Representative Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) joined HRHCare President and CEO Anne Kauffman Nolon, and other representatives of HRHCare and the Community Health Center Association of New York State at the HRHCare Elsie Owens Health Center in Coram for a press conference to urge the reauthorization of the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), and full funding for community health centers. This press conference was held ahead of possible Congressional consideration of the programs’ funding. “These essential programs provide millions of children, veterans and individuals with the health care services they need,” said Congressman […]

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Peekskill Rotary Launches Literacy Initiative at HRHCare

  Peekskill, NY – On Thursday, January 18, members of the Peekskill Rotary joined Peekskill Mayor Andre Rainey, other local elected officials and community members, and HRHCare executives to acknowledge the new Golden Bookcase initiative to promote child literacy. The bookcases, three of which are in the HRHCare Jeannette J. Phillips Health Center in Peekskill, contain English and Spanish children’s books that are free for children to read and take home. This program is targeted to increase the literacy skills of Peekskill pre-school and school-age children, and was made possible with help from the Hudson Valley Chamber of Commerce, Barnes […]

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HRHCare Hosts Black History Month Group Exhibition Featuring Peekskill Artists

Peekskill, NY – The HRHCare Jeannette J. Phillips Health Center has partnered with the Peekskill Arts Alliance to present a group exhibition featuring the work of Peekskill-area African-American artists in commemoration of Black History Month. The exhibition will run from February 3rd to 28th, with an opening reception at the Jeannette J. Phillips Health Center on Saturday the 3rd from 2 to 4 pm. In conjunction with the reception, HRHCare will host  a series of free health screenings for Heart Health Month on February 3rd. The exhibition will feature the work of ten African-American artists: Lance Johnson, Toni Quest, Ocean Morisset, […]

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HRHCare Achieves “Gold Advocacy Center of Excellence” Status

In recognition of HRHCare Community Health’s extensive local, state, and federal advocacy efforts, the National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC) has awarded HRHCare the Gold-level Advocacy Center of Excellence status. Gold is the highest level given by NACHC in the Advocacy Center of Excellence Program. In addition to continuing to grow a culture of advocacy through campaigns and outreach to elected officials and policymakers, HRHCare has been actively engaged with NACHC and the Community Health Center Association of New York on legislation, regulations, and other policy issues that impact health centers and their patients. Today it is more important […]

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