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First Class of Hudson River Health Care Nurse Practitioner Residents Graduates

Peekskill, NY – On Thursday evening, Hudson River Health Care (HRHCare) was proud to celebrate the graduation of their first class of nurse practitioner residents: Tameka Bland, Nancy Gartin-Checchi, and Erika McNair. HRHCare has a long history of training medical residents and students, but these three nurse practitioners were the first to graduate from the new HRHCare Nurse Practitioner Residency Program. “Community health centers provide care to approximately 28 million people in urban and rural communities across the country, with that care being provided increasingly by teams including nurse practitioners,” said Rev. Jeannette J. Phillips, Hudson River Health Care Founder […]

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Suffolk Should Continue Support of LI Community Health Centers Op-ed

Kevin Law, President and CEO of the Long Island Association, wrote an op-ed for the Long Island Business News explaining why Suffolk County should continue support of Long Island community health centers, operated by Hudson River Health Care. “As Suffolk County begins to prioritize its budget for 2019, it’s important to continue to fund the partnership with HRHCare and its investment in health centers, considering the long-term health and financial gains Suffolk residents and taxpayers will enjoy.” To read the op-ed in full, click here.

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HRHCare Martin Luther King, Jr. Health Center in Wyandanch Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Wyandanch, NY — Founding staff of the Martin Luther King, Jr. (MLK) Health Center and Hudson River Health Care (HRHCare) executives were joined by Assemblywoman Kimberly Jean-Pierre, Babylon Town Supervisor Rich Schaffer, and representatives from the offices of Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone and Senator John E. Brooks to celebrate the health center’s 50th Anniversary at the site of its future location in Delano Stewart Plaza, Wyandanch. Groundbreaking for the new HRHCare MLK Health Center will take place in October 2018. In addition to receiving proclamations from Assemblywoman Jean-Pierre, Mr. Schaffer, Suffolk County, and the Community Health Care Association of […]

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Suffolk County Legislator Leslie Kennedy Tours HRHCare Elsie Owens Health Center in

Coram, NY – On Friday, August 3, Suffolk County Legislator Leslie Kennedy (R) toured the Elsie Owens Health Center in Coram, operated by Hudson River Health Care (HRHCare). Led by HRHCare CEO and President Anne Kauffman Nolon, the tour gave the Legislator a chance to see the state-of-the-art facility and learn more about the high-quality primary and preventive health services that HRHCare delivers at Elsie Owens and across its nine sites throughout the region. “I was pleased to join Anne Nolon and her staff to tour the HRHCare Elsie Owens Health Center in Coram,” said Suffolk County Legislator Leslie Kennedy. […]

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Free Living Healthy with Diabetes Workshops in Beacon

The HRHCare Living Healthy with Diabetes workshop series is a free six-week educational program for people living with diabetes, their caregivers, and loved ones. The workshops will help with: Finding practical ways to deal with sick days, fatigue, and pain Discovering better food and exercise choices Understanding new treatment options Learning better ways to talk with your doctor and loved ones about your health Real-life skills for living a full and healthy life Plus, you will have the chance to receive a $25 gift card for participating in four or more classes! The classes will take place on Thursday evenings […]

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National Institutes of Health Sends All of Us Research Program Van to Peekskill

On Friday, August 3, the National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) All of Us Research Program van visited Peekskill, parking right outside the HRHCare Jeannette J. Phillips Health Center. Representatives from the offices of Congresswoman Nita Lowey, Assemblywoman Sandy Galef, and NYS Senator Terrence Murphy joined over 150 Peekskill residents who climbed onboard to speak with trained All of Us representatives and learn how providing their medical information could change the future of health care. Six people were enrolled in the program during the van’s visit that day, bringing HRHCare’s number of participants up to 262. HRHCare is honored to have […]

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FDA Recalls Certain Batches of Valsartan

The FDA has recalled certain batches of the blood pressure and heart medicine Valsartan due to impurity. Hudson River Health Care is committed to providing the highest quality care to our patients, and keeping them abreast of information that may impact their health. On June 27, 2018, there was a recall of the medication Valsartan API in several countries outside of the United States: Germany, Norway, Finland, Sweden, Hungary, The Netherlands, Austria, Ireland, Bulgaria, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Belgium, Luxembourg, France, Poland, Croatia, Lithuania, Greece, Canada, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bahrain, and Malta. The recall was due to an impurity of N-Nitroso-dimethylamine […]

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Hudson River Health Care Raises Over $70K to Support Health Care Access for Suffolk Co. Agricultural Workers at 4th Annual Honoring the Hands Benefit

Riverhead, NY — Nearly 200 New Yorkers joined the Hudson River Health Care Foundation on July 12th at the fourth annual Honoring the Hands benefit at Martha Clara Vineyards in Riverhead to raise funds for increased health care access for the region’s agricultural workers and their families. Hosted in partnership with Long Island Sustainable Winegrowing, Long Island Wine Council, Long Island Farm Bureau, Jonathan Russo and Deborah Grayson, and Ron and Joanne Goerler of Jamesport Vineyards, the event raised over $70,000 to cover operational costs of the mobile health center van that brings Hudson River Health Care’s services to communities […]

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In Memory of Hyerim Clara Gabriel, FNP

It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Hyerim Clara Gabriel, FNP. Over the past decade, Clara touched the lives of countless Hudson River Health Care patients in Yonkers. She was well-known throughout our network for her compassion, warmth, and humility, and for always putting the needs of others before her own. Her genuine love of healing was inspirational to many, and she was highly respected and appreciated by both her peers and patients. In many ways, she truly embodied the mission and values of Hudson River Health Care. The viewing will be held on Tuesday, June 19 […]

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Hudson River Health Care Receives Dutchess Co. Public Health Partnership Award

On April 9, the Dutchess County Board of Health presented its annual Public Health Partnership Award to Hudson River Health Care (HRHCare) and Joseph Bonnanno, MD of Taconic DDSO and The Arc of Dutchess. “We are proud to recognize Hudson River Health Care and Dr. Bonnanno for their tireless comitment to the most vulnerable members of our community,” said Board of Health President Lobsang T. Lhungay, MD. “To serve as a voice for those who need advocacy, to remove the barriers many people face when seeking care, to view all patients with the same dignity and compassion – this is […]

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