Archive for February 2019

New York State Legislature Honors Rev. Jeannette J. Phillips, Founding Mother of Hudson River Health Care

Albany, NY – Reverend Jeanette J. Phillips, one of Hudson River Health Care’s Founding Mothers, was honored by the New York Legislature today in the State Capital. Assemblywoman Sandra Galef sponsored a resolution in the Assembly, and Senators Jen Metzger and Peter Harckham sponsored a proclamation in the Senate to recognize Rev. Phillips’ achievements in improving access to quality health care services in under-served communities across the Hudson Valley. The legislators also spoke on the floors of their respective houses to honor Reverend Phillips’ life’s work.  In 1975, Reverend Jeannette J. Phillips launched Hudson River Health Care’s (HRHCare) flagship health […]

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Free Narcan Training in Peekskill

HRHCare will be offering a free Narcan (Naloxone) training session on Saturday, March 30 at The Field Library in Peekskill. Narcan is the life-saving antidote to opioid overdose. Participants will learn to recognize the signs and symptoms of an opioid overdose, how to respond to an overdose, Narcan administration, the benefits of New York’s 911 Good Samaritan Law, and the importance of calling emergency medical services. There will also be a discussion on how the opioid epidemic is impacting communities of color, and the opportunity to hear personal stories from those on the journey to recovery. Narcan Training: Be Prepared. […]

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Black History Month Artist’s Reception in Peekskill

Join HRHCare in celebrating Black History Month on February 15 with a reception for visual artist Wilhelmina Grant of SISTAAH Studio in the Atrium of the HRHCare Jeannette J. Phillips Health Center. Wilhelmina Grant’s show Kitchen & Curb is a juxtaposition of found objects including discarded wood, metals, and plastic. The process of transforming these objects into art is a metaphor for renewal and rejuvenation, which mirrors the artist’s experience as a two-time survivor of breast cancer. Friday, February 15 // 12pm – 2pm The HRHCare Jeannette J. Phillips Health Center 1037 Main Street // Peekskill, NY For more information, […]

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