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HRHCare Patient Navigator Wins Planetree Award for Innovation in Patient Care

  Peekskill, NY – HRHCare (Hudson River HealthCare, Inc.), a nonprofit, Federally Qualified Health Center offering a range of medical services for underserved communities throughout the Hudson Valley and Long Island, is proud to announce that Patient Navigator Sabrina Rose will be presented with a Planetree Award for Innovation in Patient Care. This award is presented by the HRHCare Planetree Institute to exemplary employees who find new ways to advocate for patients and create innovative ways for them to access high quality and affordable health care. A Patient Navigator at the HRHCare Atrium Health Center at Poughkeepsie, Sabrina Rose has […]

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HRHCare Partners with The LOFT and Center Lane to Provide LGBT Community Services in Peekskill

Peekskill, NY – HRHCare (Hudson River HealthCare), a nonprofit, Federally Qualified Health Center offering a range of medical services for underserved communities throughout the Hudson Valley and Long Island, has announced a partnership with The LOFT: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Community Services Center and Westchester Jewish Community Services’ Center Lane LGBTQ Youth Center to offer monthly support groups for LGBT youth, adults and seniors beginning April 8th. The HRHCare Health Center at Peekskill will host these monthly group meetings facilitated by The LOFT and Center Lane in their second floor Founders Room, giving HRHCare patients and other community members […]

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HRHCare Peekskill Operations Coordinator Wins Planetree Spirit Award for Excellence in Patient Care

Peekskill, NY – HRHCare (Hudson River HealthCare), a nonprofit, Federally Qualified Health Center offering a range of medical services for underserved communities throughout the Hudson Valley and Long Island, is proud to announce that Jaslyn Mesa, Operations Coordinator of the HRHCare Health Center at Peekskill, will be presented with a Planetree Spirit Award for excellence in patient care. HRHCare’s Planetree Institute presents these awards to employees who go above and beyond to make health care more personalized and create a warm and welcoming environment for all. Joining the HRHCare family as a full-time employee in 2007, Jaslyn Mesa brought with […]

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Living Well With Diabetes Course in Suffolk County

The HRHCare Martin Luther King, Jr. Health Center at Wyandanch is organizing a free six-week Living Well with Diabetes Healthy Choices NY educational program beginning March 24th. This workshop series will be led by Donna Moodie and Liz Phillips and is open to all individuals living with diabetes, their caregivers and families. The Living Well with Diabetes workshops will help you: Find practical ways to deal with sickness, fatigue and pain. Discover better food and exercise choices. Understand new treatment options. Learn better ways to talk with your doctor and loved ones about your health. Learn practical skills for leading […]

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HRHCare Joins National Campaign Celebrating Community Health Centers’ 50 Years of Saving Lives

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, is joining the National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC) in celebrating the success of the Community Health Center Movement. 50 years ago, President Lyndon Johnson’s War on Poverty led to the opening of the nation’s first Community Health Centers in Boston and the Mississippi Delta. Today that pilot project has evolved into the largest and most successful primary health care system in the United States. Health centers now serve [...]Read more

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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HRHCare Suffolk County Outreach Worker Wins Planetree Spirit Award for Excellence in Patient Care

Peekskill, NY – HRHCare (Hudson River HealthCare), a nonprofit, Federally Qualified Health Center offering a range of medical services for underserved communities throughout the Hudson Valley and Long Island, is proud to announce that Elizabeth Feliciano, an outreach worker based at the HRHCare Maxine S. Postal Tri-Community Health Center at Amityville, will be presented with a Planetree Spirit Award for excellence in patient care. HRHCare’s Planetree Institute presents these awards to employees who go above and beyond to make health care more personalized and create a warm and welcoming environment for all. Joining the HRHCare family six months ago, Elizabeth […]

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HRHCare Employee Receives Presidential Letter

After sending an e-mail to President Barack Obama this past fall regarding the failings of our nation’s immigration system, Diana Faustino, HRHCare employee and Reverend Jeannette Phillips Heritage Scholarship award-winning student of nursing and midwifery at Columbia University, received a letter back from the President thanking her for her concern and assuring her of his commitment to this issue. Advocacy matters and is effective! Stand up for what is right and make your voice heard. Dear Diana:                   Thank you for the thoughtful email you sent this past fall.                   Our country’s immigration system has been broken for too long, […]

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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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