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Brightpoint Health and UJA-Federation Offer Free Pop-Up COVID-19 Testing in Brooklyn and the Bronx, Beginning May 8

New York, NY – In partnership with UJA-Federation of New York, Brightpoint Health, a member of Hudson River Health Care (HRHCare), will offer free pop-up COVID-19 testing for a limited time at locations in Brooklyn and the Bronx, beginning this Friday, May 8. COVID-19 testing will be available at The Alpha School, located at 2400 Linden Boulevard in Brooklyn, on May 8, 11, 12, 13, and 14. Testing will be offered at Goble Playground, located on Goble Place between Inwood Avenue and Macomb’s Road in the Bronx, on May 18, 19, 20, 21, and 22. At both locations, testing is […]

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HRHCare Provides Walk-Up COVID-19 Testing in Haverstraw

Haverstraw, NY – In response to the Governor’s office and in partnership with Haverstraw Mayor Michael Kohut, Hudson River Health Care (HRHCare) will begin walk-up testing for COVID-19 in Haverstraw, starting Wednesday, April 29. The walk-up testing site is in the parking lot at West Broad Street and Partition Street in Haverstraw, near the HRHCare Haverstraw Health Center. Testing is by appointment, Monday-Friday from 9am to 5pm. Anyone with shortness of breath, a persistent cough, temperature above 100.5 degrees, or who has been in close contact with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19 should call to inquire about a […]

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Pop-Up COVID-19 Testing Site to Open on South Fork

Free Tests, Courtesy of Community Donations Southampton, NY – A pop-up COVID-19 testing facility is scheduled to open on Thursday, April 30th at the Hudson River Health Care (HRHCare) Kraus Family Health Center in Southampton, adjacent to Southampton Hospital in Southampton Village. For many weeks, South Fork residents and government officials have been advocating for increased availability of testing in the region, which includes East Hampton and Southampton Towns. Thanks to a generous donation from Hamptons Health Society, a local not-for-profit (501-c-3), that need is about to be met. Hamptons Health Society has raised $20,000 in local donations in order […]

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Hudson River Health Care Responds to Coronavirus Outbreak in New York State

Peekskill, New York – In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) arriving in New York State, Hudson River Health Care (HRHCare) has equipped staff with information and resources at all 43 HRHCare health center locations across the Hudson Valley, New York City, and Long Island. The organization, which has provided health care to NYS communities for over 40 years, has also made public health experts available for interview either on the record or as a resource (bio/backgrounders below). HRHCare has created accessible information around the outbreak in multiple languages and reached out to patients via email and social media campaigns with […]

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Hudson River Health Care Provides Increased Access to Flu Shots after Suffolk County Declares Flu Epidemic

Flu Shot Walk-In Day at HRHCare Health Centers in Coram, Amityville, and Riverhead on February 28 Amityville, New York – In light ofSuffolk County Executive Steve Bellone and Health Commissioner Dr. James Tomarken declaring a flu epidemic in Suffolk County, Hudson River Health Care (HRHCare) will be holding a flu shot walk-in day on Friday, February 28 from 9:30am to 4:00pm at its’ Suffolk County health centers in Amityville, Coram, and Riverhead. No one will be turned away from getting a flu shot due to inability to pay. “HRHCare is responding to the increased number of flu cases in Suffolk […]

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HRHCare Opens New Patchogue Health Center and Re-Opens Renovated Brentwood Health Center

Patchogue, New York – Hudson River Health Care (HRHCare) celebrated the grand opening of its new state-of-the-art Patchogue Health Center on Tuesday, joining Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone, state and local elected officials, and dozens of community leaders to mark the occasion. With almost 10,000 additional square feet, the new $24 million facility – built with County, State, and HRHCare funds – greatly expands HRHCare’s services in Patchogue, including primary care, women’s health, pediatrics, podiatry, behavioral health, nutrition, and HIV and hepatitis C services. HRHCare will begin operating a new urgent care center at the facility in December, and will […]

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NYS Senator Alessandra Biaggi Visits Brightpoint Westchester Square Health Center

Bronx, New York – On Friday, November 15, New York State Senator Alessandra Biaggi, representing the 34th Senate District of New York, visited the Brightpoint Westchester Square Health Center, a member of Hudson River Health Care (HRHCare). Senator Biaggi had the opportunity to meet health center staff, tour the site, and learn about the integrated primary and behavioral health care and vital social services that the health center provides. “It was a pleasure to meet with the Brightpoint Health Center Team and learn about the community initiatives they offer to Bronxites,” said State Senator Alessandra Biaggi (D-Bronx/Westchester). “I thank them for […]

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Hudson River Health Care Raises Over $600K to Bring Health Care to New Yorkers in Need at Annual Cornucopia Benefit

New York, NY – Hudson River Health Care (HRHCare), one of largest federally qualified health center (FQHC) networks in the country, hosted its annual Cornucopia Benefit on Saturday, November 2nd. Held at The Altman Building in Manhattan, the event raised over $600,000 to support the comprehensive primary and preventive health services that HRHCare provides to more than 225,000 people in need throughout the Hudson Valley, New York City, and Long Island. This was the first gala for HRHCare and Brightpoint Health, a network of FQHCs throughout the five boroughs of New York City, as a combined organization since their successful […]

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Congressman Antonio Delgado Visits HRHCare Amenia Health Center

Amenia, New York – On Monday, August 26th, United States Congressman Antonio Delgado, representing the 19th District of New York, visited Hudson River Health Care’s Amenia Health Center. Joined by CEO Anne Kauffman Nolon and other HRHCare executives and health center staff, Congressman Delgado was able to learn more about the vital impact the health center has on the Amenia community, as well as the importance of securing much needed Community Health Center Program funds to ensure that health centers nationwide are able to continue to provide high-quality, comprehensive medical care to those in need. In addition to visiting the […]

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NYS Senator Kevin Parker Visits Brightpoint Church Avenue Health Center in Brooklyn

Brooklyn, New York – On Wednesday, August 21st, New York State Senator Kevin Parker visited the Brightpoint Church Avenue Health Center, a member of Hudson River Health Care (HRHCare), located in Brooklyn’s Flatbush neighborhood. Joined by HRHCare and Brightpoint staff and Cheryl Hall of the Caribbean Women’s Health Association, newly affiliated with HRHCare, Senator Parker was able to learn more about the vital impact the health center has on the community through the high-quality medical and social services it provides. “In honor of National Wellness Month, I took the time to revisit Brightpoint Health’s Church Avenue location,” said NYS Senator […]

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