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HRHCare Achieves “Gold Advocacy Center of Excellence” Status

In recognition of HRHCare Community Health’s extensive local, state, and federal advocacy efforts, the National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC) has awarded HRHCare the Gold-level Advocacy Center of Excellence status. Gold is the highest level given by NACHC in the Advocacy Center of Excellence Program. In addition to continuing to grow a culture of advocacy through campaigns and outreach to elected officials and policymakers, HRHCare has been actively engaged with NACHC and the Community Health Center Association of New York on legislation, regulations, and other policy issues that impact health centers and their patients. Today it is more important […]

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HRHCare Chosen as Recipient of Estée Lauder Grant for Community-Based Organizations

HRHCare has been chosen as the recipient of a small grant from the Estée Lauder Companies as part of their commitment to support community-based organizations with a focus on health, the environment, or education. Starting with improving playgrounds in New York City’s Central Park, the Estée Lauder Companies have gone on to support organizations around the world who impact childhood development, health care, the arts, and environmental protection. Some of their own initiatives include their Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign, the MAC AIDS Fund, and Aveda Earth Month. As Mrs. Estée Lauder said, “We are only as strong as the communities […]

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HRHCare Raises Over $260,000 to Bring Health Care to New Yorkers in Need at 13th Annual Cornucopia Benefit

Tarrytown, NY – HRHCare Community Health, one of largest federally qualified health center networks in the country, hosted its 13th annual Cornucopia Benefit on Saturday, October 21. Held at The Lodge at Hudson Harbor in Tarrytown, the event raised over $260,000 to support the comprehensive primary and preventive health services that HRHCare provides to people in need throughout the Hudson Valley and Long Island. HRHCare currently serves over 175,000 New Yorkers, providing care they would otherwise be unable to access. “We are thrilled with the success of the 13th annual Cornucopia Benefit,” said Anne Kauffman Nolon, MPH, President and CEO of […]

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Transplanted Too Art Show at HRHCare Peekskill

Join HRHCare Community Health and the Peekskill Arts Alliance for Transplanted Too: Hopes, Fears, and Dreams – an art show that explores the struggles, hopes, and dreams of immigrants. Featuring over 30 member-artists of the Peekskill Arts Alliance, this exhibition will open at HRHCare Peekskill, the Jeannette J. Phillips Health Center, on November 13, and will run through December 2. An opening reception will take place on November 18 between 12 and 2 pm, featuring a poetry reading from Gold Wilkerson. During the reception, visitors will have the opportunity to create their own artistic responses to the immigrant experience. The Jeannette J. Phillips […]

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Lt. Governor Kathy Hochul Speaks on Children’s Health at HRHCare Community Health Coram

Coram, NY – On Wednesday, October 12, New York Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul joined NYS Commissioner of Health Dr. Howard Zucker, Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone, County Legislators Rob Carlarco and Kate Browning, Brookhaven Councilwoman Valerie Cartright, Family and Children’s Association President and CEO Dr. Jeffrey Reynolds, and HRHCare President and CEO Anne Kauffman Nolon at the HRHCare Elsie Owens Health Center in Coram to express concerns around federal cuts to health care, and urge swift action to reinstate funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program. “New York’s health care system is under assault by the federal government, and our […]

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HRHCare Wyandanch Nurse Manager Carol Hicks Receives Planetree Spirit Award

Wyandanch, NY – HRHCare Community Health is pleased to announce that Carol Hicks, RN, Nurse Manager of HRHCare Wyandanch, the Martin Luther King, Jr. Health Center, has been awarded the October 2017 HRHCare Planetree Spirit Award for Excellence in Patient Care. The HRHCare Planetree Institute presents these awards to exemplary employees who work to make health care more personalized, and create a warm and welcoming environment for all. “Carol exemplifies the true meaning of compassion and caring, and is the definition of what a nurse should be,” said HRHCare Director of Nursing Services Janice Castaldy. “Carol has touched my heart, […]

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Design of HRHCare Peekskill Health Center by Gallin Beeler Receives Award from American Institute of Architects

Peekskill, NY – The design of the recently renovated HRHCare Jeannette J. Phillips Health Center in Peekskill, created by Gallin Beeler Design Studio, received an award from the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Westchester + Hudson Valley Chapter at their annual Design Awards ceremony on Wednesday, October11. The AIA Westchester + Hudson Valley Design Awards recognizes local architects who have made a positive aesthetic and social contribution to the built environment, and have increased public awareness of quality architectural design. The health center renovation, completed earlier this year, included the addition of a two-story, light-filled atrium, an urgent care wing, […]

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Healthy Choices Workshops in Poughkeepsie

Along with Catholic Charities Community Services of Dutchess County, HRHCare will be co-sponsoring a Healthy Choices workshop series in Poughkeepsie, starting October 4. This six-week program is for adults and caregivers dealing with any ongoing health conditions, such as asthma, diabetes, pain, arthritis, memory loss, depression, or high blood pressure. All participants will have the chance of receiving a $25 gift card. The series will cover: Finding practical ways to deal with pain, stress, and poor sleep Appropriate use of medicine Discovering better food and exercise choices Decision-making when it comes to health care Communicating effectively with family, friends, and […]

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HRHCare Raises Funds to Support Orange County Summer Program for Children of Agricultural Workers at Honoring the Hands Benefit

Warwick, NY — Nearly 100 New Yorkers joined HRHCare CEO Anne Kauffman Nolon and National Center for Farmworker Health CEO Bobbi Ryder at Warwick Valley Winery earlier this month for the HRHCare Honoring the Hands benefit, recognizing the Warwick Area Migrant Committee and Sisters Pam Wagner and Fran Liston of the Divine Compassion for their support of local agricultural workers. Funds raised at the benefit will support the continuation of a summer camp for children of Orange County agricultural workers, 100 of whom participated in the seven-week 2017 program. Stash Grajiewski, Director of the Warwick Area Migrant Committee for 35 […]

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Healthy Living Seniors Community Event in Peekskill

On Thursday, September 14, HRHCare will host a Healthy Living community event for seniors, their families, and their caregivers at the Jeannette J. Phillips Health Center from 9 AM until 3 PM. Come take part in health education workshops, including presentations on diabetes, high blood pressure, Alzheimer’s, and nutrition, and visit information booths representing several community organizations. A continental breakfast and a light lunch will be provided. To register, contact Nilsa Rivera at 914-734-8800 ext. 79105. The Jeannette J. Phillips Health Center 1037 Main Street Peekskill, NY 10566

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