Archive for September 2018

Peekskill Freedom From Smoking Sessions

Hudson River Health Care will be hosting a Freedom from Smoking series every Thursday from October 4 through November 15. During the program series, you will learn about: Lifestyle changes that make quitting easier Medicines that help you stop smoking Managing stress Avoiding weight gain Developing a new self-image Preparing for “Quit Day” How to stay smoke-free for good The two-hour sessions will be held twice on Thursdays, at 11am and 2pm, starting October 4 in the Founders Room at The HRHCare Jeannette J. Phillips Health Center in Peekskill. For more information, call Karen Lugo at (914) 734-8740, or Celine […]

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DOT Physicals

Hudson River Health Care is pleased to announce that HRHCare Nyack Urgent Care physician Dr. Asma Khan is now certified to give DOT physicals. Department of Transportation (DOT) physicals are required by federl law for individuals who drive commericial motor vehicles to make sure they can handle the long hours, exhausting schedules, and the stress of operating a commerical vehicle. As Dr. Khan is the only HRHCare Urgent Care clinician in Nyack certified to perform these physicals, appointments for DOT physicals will need to be made in advance.

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First Class of Hudson River Health Care Nurse Practitioner Residents Graduates

Peekskill, NY – On Thursday evening, Hudson River Health Care (HRHCare) was proud to celebrate the graduation of their first class of nurse practitioner residents: Tameka Bland, Nancy Gartin-Checchi, and Erika McNair. HRHCare has a long history of training medical residents and students, but these three nurse practitioners were the first to graduate from the new HRHCare Nurse Practitioner Residency Program. “Community health centers provide care to approximately 28 million people in urban and rural communities across the country, with that care being provided increasingly by teams including nurse practitioners,” said Rev. Jeannette J. Phillips, Hudson River Health Care Founder […]

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Suffolk Should Continue Support of LI Community Health Centers Op-ed

Kevin Law, President and CEO of the Long Island Association, wrote an op-ed for the Long Island Business News explaining why Suffolk County should continue support of Long Island community health centers, operated by Hudson River Health Care. “As Suffolk County begins to prioritize its budget for 2019, it’s important to continue to fund the partnership with HRHCare and its investment in health centers, considering the long-term health and financial gains Suffolk residents and taxpayers will enjoy.” To read the op-ed in full, click here.

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