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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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Tomando Control de su Salud in Haverstraw

The HRHCare Health Center at Haverstraw will be offering Tomando Control de su Salud, a free six week community-based workshop series given entirely in Spanish beginning on June 11th. These workshops will be facilitated by two certified leaders, one or both of whom are non-health professionals and living with a chronic disease themselves. Workshop topics will include healthy eating; appropriate exercise for maintaining and improving strength, flexibility and endurance; managing depression; appropriate use of medication; effective communication with loved ones and health professionals; relaxation techniques; appropriate use of the health care system; evaluation of new treatments; and better breathing techniques. […]

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HRHCare Offers Free Living Healthy with Diabetes Course in Copiague

Amityville, 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 offering a free six-week Healthy Choices NY workshop series entitled Living Healthy with Diabetes beginning June 2nd at Bethel AME Church in Copiague, NY. This workshop series, peer-led by Donna Moodie and Judy Clarke, is designed to help individuals living with diabetes and their loved ones live a full and healthy life. A range of diabetes-related topics will be discussed, including better food and exercise choices; understanding new treatment options; […]

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Peekskill Accountant 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 Charan Johnson, an HRHCare payroll accountant based in 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. An employee of the organization for 17 years, Charan Johnson has become an integral and beloved […]

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HRHCare Welcomes NYS Comptroller to the Alamo Health Center at Goshen

HRHCare was very proud to welcome New York State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli to our HRHCare Alamo Health and Farmworker Community Centers at Goshen during his tour of the Black Dirt Region on May 19th. With a desire to learn more about farming in New York State first hand from agricultural workers, the Comptroller was able to have a discussion with several HRHCare staff members about the numerous medical, dental and outreach services we provide to the migrant farmworker community. He was then given a tour of the Alamo led by Kathy Brieger, Chief of Human Resources and Executive Director of […]

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