Archive for November 2018

Measles Outbreak Reported in Rockland County

At least 83 cases of measles have been confirmed in Rockland County. Public health officials are asking residents to check their vaccination status and get vaccinated if needed. All HRHCare Health Centers offer measles vaccinations (also known as an MMR vaccine). If you are unsure about your vaccination status, call your health center and check. Anyone who believes they may have contracted measles should call an HRHCare Health Center and speak with someone about your reported symptoms. Common signs of measles are high fever, cough, runny nose, watery eyes, tiny white spots inside the mouth, and a rash. You can […]

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HRHCare Practice Manager Honored During National Rural Health Day

Hudson River Health Care is pleased to announce that Sherry Wyckoff, HRHCare Northern Regional Practice Manager, will be honored as part of the National Rural Health Day Community Star Awards ceremony on November 7 at Cornell Cooperative Extension Farm and Home Center in Millbrook, New York. Founded by the National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health, this ceremony is an opportunity to “Celebrate the power of rural” by honoring individuals who exhibit the selfless, community-minded, rural spirit. The honorees have all addressed challenges and developed solutions for rural health through collaboration, education, and innovation. For more information on National […]

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Senator Kirsten Gillibrand Visits The HRHCare Maxine S. Postal Health Center in Amityville

Hudson River Health Care was pleased to welcome U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand to The HRHCare Maxine S. Postal Health Center in Amityville on Thursday, November 1. Senator Gillibrand gave a press conference at the health center to announce The Basic Health Program Expansion Act of 2018, a new legislation to grant health insurance to more than 400,000 New Yorkers who do not qualify for Medicaid or the Children’s Health Insurance Program. “I want to recognize the Reverend Jeannette Phillips, whose vision has given birth to this health center,” said Senator Kirsten Gillibrand. “I really appreciate that all of you here […]

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