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New York State Senate Honors Reverend Jeanette J. Phillips, Founding Mother of Hudson River Health Care

Peekskill, NY – One of the Founding Mothers of Hudson River Health Care – a network of 43 nonprofit community health centers in the Hudson Valley, Long Island and New York City – was recognized Monday in Peekskill by State Senator Peter Harckham and Peekskill Mayor Andre Rainey. Reverend Jeanette J. Phillips received a proclamation in her honor from the New York State Senate in recognition of her lifetime of service and pioneering contributions to community-based health care in New York State. The proclamation was considered by the full State Senate in February and presented to Reverend Phillips Monday at […]

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Hudson River Health Care and Wölffer Estate Vineyard Host Long Island’s First Sustainable Rosé Tasting to Benefit Suffolk County Agricultural Workers

SAGAPONACK, NY — On Thursday, June 6, over 150 guests attended the Hudson River Health Care Foundation’s (HRHCare) annual Honoring the Hands benefit at Wölffer Estate Vineyard in Sagaponack, NY. The event raised over $50,000 to provide increased health care access for the region’s agricultural workers and their families. It was a picture-perfect evening for guests as they enjoyed some of Long Island’s finest sustainably-produced rosés, locally-sourced foods, and live music. The evening included tours of HRHCare’s mobile health center, tours of Wölffer, a wine-tasting notes matching game, and the opportunity to learn about sustainable farming. “We’re committed to providing […]

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NYS Attorney General Letitia James Visits Community Health Action of Staten Island to Discuss Opioid Crisis

STATEN ISLAND, NY – On Monday, May 20, New York State Attorney General Letitia James, Richmond County District Attorney Mike McMahon, and Staten Island Borough President James Oddo visited the Community Health Action of Staten Island (CHASI) for a round-table discussion on the opioid crisis. CHASI, a member of Hudson River Health Care (HRHCare), has offered programs that support recovery for individuals living with substance use disorder on Staten Island for over 30 years. “The opioid crisis is devastating communities throughout our entire state,” said Attorney General Letitia James. “In order to tackle this crisis, we must take legal action […]

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Hudson River Health Care and Wölffer Estate Vineyard to host Long Island’s First Sustainable Rosé tasting to Benefit Suffolk County Agricultural Workers

SAGAPONACK, NY — On Thursday, June 6, the Hudson River Health Care (HRHCare) Foundation will kick off summer at Wölffer Estate Vineyard in Sagaponack with their fifth annual Honoring the Hands event. Guests are invited to enjoy an incredible evening, featuring some of Long Island’s finest sustainably-produced rosés, locally-sourced foods, and live music. Guests can challenge themselves to a tasting notes matching game and tour Wölffer and HRHCare’s mobile health center, all while learning about sustainable wine production and supporting local agricultural workers and their families. “This event is a wonderful opportunity to enjoy some of the finest rosés and […]

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Peekskill Blood Drive

The HRHCare Jeannette J. Phillips Health Center in Peekskill will be hosting a blood drive on Thursday, June 20 from 1pm to 6pm. The blood drive will be held in the Atrium of the health center, and is open to everyone. Every donation can potentially save three lives. To schedule an appointment to donate blood, visit www.redcrossblood.org and enter the sponsor keyword: JJP The HRHCare Jeannette J. Phillips Health Center 1037 Main Street // Peekskill, NY 10566

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NYS Assemblyman Kieran Michael Lalor Visits HRHCare Dover Plains Health Center

DOVER PLAINS, NY – On Thursday, April 25, Assemblyman Kieran Michael Lalor (R), representing New York’s 105th Assembly District since 2012, toured The HRHCare Dover Plains Health Center. Led by HRHCare Chief Operating Officer Allison Dubois, the tour gave the Assemblyman a chance to see the Dover Plains facility and learn more about the high-quality primary and preventive health services that Hudson River Health Care (HRHCare) delivers in Eastern Dutchess County. “HRHCare plays an important role in the Dover Plains community,” said Assemblyman Kieran Michael Lalor, 105th NY Assembly District. “HRHCare provides education and care for our residents, which was […]

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Suffolk County Legislator Samuel Gonzalez, Jr. Visits HRHCare Brentwood Health Center

BRENTWOOD, NY – On Tuesday, April 23, Legislator Samuel Gonzalez, Jr. (D), elected in March to represent Suffolk County’s 9th Legislative District, visited the HRHCare Brentwood Health Center, operated by Hudson River Health Care (HRHCare). Led by HRHCare Deputy Executive Officer and CFO Jim Sinkoff, the tour gave the Legislator a chance to see the state-of-the-art facility and learn more about the high-quality primary and preventive health services that HRHCare delivers in Brentwood and at its nine other health centers throughout Suffolk County. “I was happy to have toured the HRHCare Brentwood Health Center,” said Legislator Samuel Gonzalez. “Investing in […]

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Hudson River Health Care Awarded Sexual Risk Avoidance Education Grant

YONKERS, NY – Hudson River Health Care (HRHCare) has been awarded a $1M grant from the NYSDOH Sexual Risk Avoidance Education (SRAE) Program. HRHCare will use these funds over a five-year period to launch a comprehensive SRAE initiative in Yonkers, targeting low-income youth through after-school and community-based summer programming. Through the Making a Difference! initiative, HRHCare will deliver medically-accurate, evidence-based programming to provide young people with the knowledge, confidence, and skills necessary to reduce their risk of sexually transmitted infections (STIs), HIV, and teen pregnancy. This programming, integrated with sexual risk avoidance strategies, will consist of activities designed to encourage […]

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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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