Brightpoint Health and UJA-Federation Offer Free Pop-Up COVID-19 Testing in Brooklyn and the Bronx, Beginning May 8

New York, NY – In partnership with UJA-Federation of New York, Brightpoint Health, a member of Hudson River Health Care (HRHCare), will offer free pop-up COVID-19 testing for a limited time at locations in Brooklyn and the Bronx, beginning this Friday, May 8. COVID-19 testing will be available at The Alpha School, located at 2400 Linden Boulevard in Brooklyn, on May 8, 11, 12, 13, and 14. Testing will be offered at Goble Playground, located on Goble Place between Inwood Avenue and Macomb’s Road in the Bronx, on May 18, 19, 20, 21, and 22. At both locations, testing is […]

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HRHCare Provides Walk-Up COVID-19 Testing in Haverstraw

Haverstraw, NY – In response to the Governor’s office and in partnership with Haverstraw Mayor Michael Kohut, Hudson River Health Care (HRHCare) will begin walk-up testing for COVID-19 in Haverstraw, starting Wednesday, April 29. The walk-up testing site is in the parking lot at West Broad Street and Partition Street in Haverstraw, near the HRHCare Haverstraw Health Center. Testing is by appointment, Monday-Friday from 9am to 5pm. Anyone with shortness of breath, a persistent cough, temperature above 100.5 degrees, or who has been in close contact with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19 should call to inquire about a […]

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Pop-Up COVID-19 Testing Site to Open on South Fork

Free Tests, Courtesy of Community Donations Southampton, NY – A pop-up COVID-19 testing facility is scheduled to open on Thursday, April 30th at the Hudson River Health Care (HRHCare) Kraus Family Health Center in Southampton, adjacent to Southampton Hospital in Southampton Village. For many weeks, South Fork residents and government officials have been advocating for increased availability of testing in the region, which includes East Hampton and Southampton Towns. Thanks to a generous donation from Hamptons Health Society, a local not-for-profit (501-c-3), that need is about to be met. Hamptons Health Society has raised $20,000 in local donations in order […]

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NY Health Centers say $5M for COVID-19 Response is Insufficient

Crain’s Health Pulse 3/25 NY health centers say $5M for Covid-19 response is ‘insufficient’ New York community health centers will receive $5.2 million in federal funds to help them respond to the pandemic in an aid package that several health networks said wasn’t commensurate with the role clinics will play in the crisis. The funding was part of $100 million that the Department of Health and Human Services set aside for health centers in a broader $8.3 billion aid package. The federally qualified health centers treat poor and uninsured New Yorkers and are seeing patients turn up in their offices with […]

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Dental Update 3/23

Dear Patient: We want you to know that we are doing our best to provide you with a safe dental home during the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic. Starting March 23, and for at least four weeks thereafter, we will only be providing emergency dental procedures on Wednesdays from 9am to 5pm at 3 dental locations: Peekskill, Coram, and Inwood. In order to limit the spread of COVID-19, the emergency procedures we provide will be limited to those procedures that do not produce aerosols. Aerosol-generating dental procedures (examples: Cavitron cleanings and high-speed dental drilling) will be postponed through April 19. We made this […]

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Hudson River Health Care Responds to Coronavirus Outbreak in New York State

Peekskill, New York – In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) arriving in New York State, Hudson River Health Care (HRHCare) has equipped staff with information and resources at all 43 HRHCare health center locations across the Hudson Valley, New York City, and Long Island. The organization, which has provided health care to NYS communities for over 40 years, has also made public health experts available for interview either on the record or as a resource (bio/backgrounders below). HRHCare has created accessible information around the outbreak in multiple languages and reached out to patients via email and social media campaigns with […]

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COVID-19 Information

TELEMEDICINE:    Your safety is our top priority. To continue your care and limit the spread of COVID-19, we are shifting most visits to telemedicine. However all our sites remain open for service, and visits are available in person based on the service needed.   A telemedicine visit is like a regular doctor’s visit, but as a video chat or a regular phone call.   For an appointment:   Click here Call 1-844-HRH-Care (1-844-474-2273) Text "telemed" to 21000   For more information on telemedicine, click here.    Service Changes   To ensure the continuing health care and safety of our [...]Read more

Hudson River Health Care Provides Increased Access to Flu Shots after Suffolk County Declares Flu Epidemic

Flu Shot Walk-In Day at HRHCare Health Centers in Coram, Amityville, and Riverhead on February 28 Amityville, New York – In light ofSuffolk County Executive Steve Bellone and Health Commissioner Dr. James Tomarken declaring a flu epidemic in Suffolk County, Hudson River Health Care (HRHCare) will be holding a flu shot walk-in day on Friday, February 28 from 9:30am to 4:00pm at its’ Suffolk County health centers in Amityville, Coram, and Riverhead. No one will be turned away from getting a flu shot due to inability to pay. “HRHCare is responding to the increased number of flu cases in Suffolk […]

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HRHCare Kingston Grand Opening

Kingston, New York - Hudson River Health Care celebrated the grand opening of its new state-of-the-art Kingston Health Center on Tuesday, joining affiliates Nuvance Health and community leaders to mark the occasion. Formerly the Macy’s store in the Town of Ulster mall, the vacant big box store has been transformed into a modern medical facility. At the site HRHCare provides primary care, women’s health, behavioral health, nutrition services, and care coordination. In addition, HRHCare is providing family medicine training to Nuvance physician residents through its Graduate Medical Education program. “We are truly thrilled to welcome patients into our brand-new, state-of-the-art [...]Read more

Hudson River Health Care Contributes Supplies to Aid Puerto Rico Earthquake Victims

Peekskill, New York – Hudson River Health Care (HRHCare) has donated essential supplies to aid victims of the severe earthquakes that have struck Puerto Rico since late December. With the help of Sister Julia Cintron of the Convento Hermanas Dominica de Fatima in Guánica, Puerto Rico, hundreds of blankets, sleeping bags, cots for adults and children, toiletries, and personal care packages purchased with HRHCare funds will be distributed throughout the area to individuals and families. “Many of us–HRHCare staff and patients–have loved ones in Puerto Rico, and we will continue to do all we can to help those in need,” […]

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