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Long Island Sustainable Agricultural Community Raises Thousands to Support Access to Health Care for Farm Workers

North Fork Benefit Hosted by Long Island’s Winegrowing Industry Supports HRHCare’s Agricultural Health Fund, Increases Health Care Access for Agricultural Workers and Their Families HRHCare’s Agricultural Health Fund Provides Quality Medical Care for Issues like Poor Nutrition, Asthma, Musculoskeletal Conditions, Lack of Preventive Care, and Family Dental and Medical Services Riverhead, NY – Nearly 150 New Yorkers came together on Thursday to raise $65,000 in support of Long Island’s agricultural workforce at an event for the HRHCare Foundation and the Agricultural Health Fund. Hosted by Long Island Sustainable Winegrowers, Barbara Shinn and David Page of Shinn Estate Vineyards, and Jonathan […]

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At 40th Anniversary Celebration, HRHCare Renames Flagship Facility in Honor of Founding Mother Rev. Jeannette J. Phillips

PEEKSKILL, NY – Congresswoman Nita Lowey, Westchester County Legislator Catherine Borgia, and Peekskill Mayor Frank Catalina today joined health pioneer Dr. Jack Geiger and executives and staff of HRHCare for a 40th Anniversary ribbon cutting event to rededicate HRHCare’s flagship facility in Peekskill and rename it in honor of Reverend Jeannette J. Phillips. Phillips served as the organization’s first board president in 1975 and is the last living “founding mother” of HRHCare. The other founding mothers were the late Willie Mae Jackson, Mary Woods and Pearl Woods. In the early 1970s, four women in Peekskill came together to address the […]

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Community Health Fair in Hudson

Come visit the Community Health Fair at the HRHCare Health Center at Hudson on Tuesday, July 21st from 4 to 7 PM! Have your questions about health care and insurance answered, sample free healthy snacks, have a health screening done, take a tour of the Health Center with Family Nurse Practitioner Joyce Morse and take home some fun giveaways. You will also have the opportunity to meet and chat with other local agencies who can help you and your family including the Cancer Services Program, New York State Health Navigators, Columbia County Community Services, Catholic Charities – WIC/SNAP and many more. […]

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HRHCare Day of Wellness

Come visit the HRHCare Day of Wellness at Pugsley Park, directly across the street from the HRHCare Health Center at Peekskill, on July 13th! Enjoy free activities, health screenings, games, a zumba class, dance performances, a magician and music provided by DJ Pete Peterson. You’ll also have the opportunity to learn more about HRHCare’s 40 year history, learn about our health care services and speak to someone about health insurance coverage. The HRHCare Day of Wellness will take place in Pugsley Park, 1038 Main Street in Peekskill, from 10 AM until 3 PM on Monday, July 13th.

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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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Upcoming Benefit to Support Access to Health Care for Long Island Agricultural Workers in Local Wine Industry

Long Island Sustainable Winegrowing Joins Forces with Barbara Shinn and David Page of Shinn Estates & Farmhouse and Jonathan Russo to Raise Funds to Provide Access to Health Care for Farm Workers and Their Families Benefit Will Support HRHCare’s Agricultural Health Fund, Helping to Address Issues Including Poor Nutrition, Asthma, Musculoskeletal Conditions, Lack of Preventive Care, and Absence of General Dental and Medical Services Riverhead, NY – Long Island Sustainable Winegrowing, Barbara Shinn and David Page of Shinn Estates & Farmhouse, and Jonathan Russo will host a fundraiser in support of Long Island agricultural workers on Thursday, July 16th, at Martha […]

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The HRHCare Martin Luther King, Jr. Health Center at Wyandanch Now Open Weeknights and Weekends

The HRHCare Martin Luther King, Jr. Health Center at Wyandanch has extended its hours of operation until 9 PM Monday through Thursday and is now open on Saturdays to meet the care needs of the community. Having assumed leadership of this Suffolk County Health Center in September of 2014, patient numbers have seen a steady climb over the past 10 months as the result of extensive outreach activities and increased programming for patients. The HRHCare Martin Luther King, Jr. Health Center at Wyandanch is located at 1556 Straight Path in Wyandanch, NY. To make an appointment, call 516.214.8020. The newly extended hours are: Monday […]

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Walden Patient Rep. 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 Katherine Berrios, a medical and dental patient representative at the HRHCare Wallkill Valley Health Center at Walden, 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. Katherine has been with HRHCare for just over […]

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HRHCare Earns Perfect Score from Health Resources Services Administration

PEEKSKILL, NY – HRHCare, a nonprofit, federally qualified health center (FQHC) system offering a range of medical services for underserved communities from the Catskills and Hudson Valley to Long Island, received a perfect score for its care delivery after a recent site operational visit from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). HRHCare’s perfect score – meeting 19 out of 19 standards – is a reflection of HRHCare’s dedication to meeting all applicable Federal, state, and local laws and regulations in its delivery of care and services. HRSA is the primary federal agency responsible for improving access to health care, […]

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HRHCare at the Mattituck Strawberry Festival

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 support the Mattituck Lions Club 61st Annual Strawberry Festival on June 20th and 21st. More than a dozen HRHCare AmeriCorps members and volunteers will be present to offer free blood pressure screenings and distribute information on the seven HRHCare Health Centers in Suffolk County. The HRHCare booth will also provide games, giveaways and general health information for visitors to the festival. For 61 years the Mattituck Lions Club […]

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