Events

Peekskill Mourns the Loss of Two HRHCare Founding Mothers

Peekskill, NY – HRHCare (Hudson River HealthCare) is saddened to announce the recent passing of Mary Woods on May 12th and Willie Mae Jackson on May 20th, two of the four HRHCare Founding Mothers. Both women were instrumental in opening the very first HRHCare Health Center at Peekskill, originally known as the Peekskill Area Ambulatory Health Care Center, in 1975, bringing health care to one of the poorest communities in Westchester County. “We will miss their presence but will continue to honor their vision every day through the work we do,” said Anne Kauffman Nolon, MPH, President and CEO of […]

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HRHCare Health Fair in Amityville

The HRHCare Maxine S. Postal Tri-Community Health Center at Amityville will be hosting a Health Fair at the Amityville Public Library between 1:00 and 3:00 PM on Wednesday, March 18th. This interactive Health Fair will feature free vision, cholesterol, blood pressure and blood sugar screenings; nutrition and home energy efficiency demonstrations; SNAP information; fun giveaways; and the opportunity to speak with HRHCare staff about registering for health insurance and our comprehensive health services. Other participants include Catholic Charities, HealthFirst, Island Harvest, Green Homes, Services for the UnderServed and the Suffolk County Coalition against Domestic Violence. The Amityville Health Fair is […]

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Free Spanish-Language Mejor Vida Health Course in Peekskill

HRHCare is pleased the launch of a six-week Mejor Vida Program, a Healthy Choices New York self-management course given in Spanish, offered in Peekskill starting on March 5th. This community-based workshop is free of charge and will tackle topics such as healthy eating; exercise; managing depression; appropriate use of medication; effective communication with family and health professionals; relaxation techniques; how to navigate the health care system; and new health treatment evaluation. Each participant in the workshop will receive a copy of the companion book Tomando Control de su Salud, an audio relaxation CD and an audio exercise CD. All materials […]

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HRHCare Black History Month Celebration

On Wednesday, February 18th, HRHCare will celebrate Black History Month with an exhibition of the work of artist Richard Mubiru in the Founders Room of the Health Center at Peekskill. Join the Reverend Jeannette Phillips, HRHCare Founding Mother and Executive Vice President, for refreshments between 6 and 8 PM as she speaks to the importance of Black History Month and introduces Enyinnaya Ogbuagu who will present Richard Mubiru’s work. A graduate of the Institute of Art and Design in Pretoria, Richard Mubiru vividly captures the energy of the landscape and people from the wine lands in his native South Africa. […]

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Carole Robinson’s Signals to Freedom Show at the H-Art Gallery

HRHCare will present Signals to Freedom, a show of quilts from artist Carole Robinson, at the H-Art Gallery in Peekskill starting February 8th with opening receptions held on February 13th and 14th. A native New Yorker and consummate jewelry maker, lamp worker and quilter, Ms. Robinson will present a series of her own quilts featuring designs used as communication signals amongst slaves escaping to freedom on the Underground Railroad. Quilts such as these hung from porches and clothes lines throughout 19th century America to let runaway slaves know when, where and how to travel to safety. With Peekskill serving as […]

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Valentine’s Day Friendship Party in Amityville

The HRHCare Maxine S. Postal Tri-Community Health Center at Amityville will host a Valentine’s Day Friendship Party on Thursday, February 12th, from 3:00 to 5:00 PM. With the participation of Healthfirst, this event will include not only face-painting, music and giveaways, but also an opportunity to learn more about New York State government-sponsored health insurance programs. For more information contact Elizabeth Feliciano at 631.716.9026 or efeliciano@hrhcare.org. The HRHCare Maxine S. Postal Tri-Community Health Center 1080 Sunrise Highway Amityville, NY 11701

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HRHCare Celebrates Three Kings Day in Beacon, Poughkeepsie and Peekskill

Peekskill, NY – HRHCare (Hudson River HealthCare), a nonprofit, federally qualified health care system offering a range of medical services for underserved communities throughout the Hudson Valley and Long Island, will hold their annual Three Kings Day celebrations in Beacon, Poughkeepsie and Peekskill in early January, 2015. These free events, supported by funding from the New York State Council on the Arts Folk Arts Program, are open to all and include traditional celebratory practices from multiple Latin American and Caribbean countries. With a strong dedication to celebrating the cultural heritage of its diverse patient population, the Three Kings Day events […]

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Dental Services

Celebrating the opening of Dental Services at Elsie Owens Health Center at Coram

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