Press Releases

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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Representative Yvette D. Clarke Visits Current and Future Sites of Brightpoint Health Centers in Brooklyn

Brooklyn, New York – On Thursday, August 15th, Representative Yvette D. Clarke (D), representing the 9th Congressional District of New York, visited the Brightpoint Church Avenue Health Center, a member of Hudson River Health Care (HRHCare), located in Brooklyn’s Flatbush neighborhood. She was also able to visit the site of the future Bedford Avenue Health Center. Joined by HRHCare executives and staff along with Cheryl Hall of the Caribbean Women’s Health Association, newly affiliated with HRHCare, Congresswoman Clarke was able to learn more about the vital impact the health center has on the community through the high-quality medical and social […]

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Caribbean Women’s Health Association Now Affiliated with Hudson River Health Care

Staten Island, New York –Hudson River Health Care (HRHCare) has announced that the Caribbean Women’s Health Association has officially become an affiliate of the organization and will be working in partnership with Community Health Action of Staten Island (CHASI), a member of HRHCare’s New York City Division – Brightpoint Health. Founded in 1982, the Caribbean Women’s Health Association offers programs that provide high-quality, comprehensive, culturally-appropriate health, immigration, and social support services to its diverse constituency. “Our new affiliation with the Caribbean Women’s Health Association guarantees an even broader range of excellent, culturally competent health and social support services for the […]

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Brightpoint Bay Street Outpatient Addiction Treatment Center on Staten Island Opens Doors to Renovated Space

STATEN ISLAND, NY – Hudson River Health Care (HRHCare) is proud to announce the grand re-opening of The Brightpoint Bay Street Outpatient Addiction Treatment Center in St. George, Staten Island, after a complete renovation. The Center’s ribbon-cutting on Friday, June 28served as its public introduction as a member of HRHCare. “We are so proud to be here to re-open the newly renovated Brightpoint Bay Street Addiction Treatment Center,” said Anne Kauffman Nolon, MPH, CEO, HRHCare. “This center will continue to provide comprehensive, expert substance use disorder services, and help keep Staten Island in good health.” “Brightpoint Health and Community Health […]

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New York State Senate Honors Reverend Jeanette J. Phillips, Founding Mother of Hudson River Health Care

Peekskill, NY – One of the Founding Mothers of Hudson River Health Care – a network of 43 nonprofit community health centers in the Hudson Valley, Long Island and New York City – was recognized Monday in Peekskill by State Senator Peter Harckham and Peekskill Mayor Andre Rainey. Reverend Jeanette J. Phillips received a proclamation in her honor from the New York State Senate in recognition of her lifetime of service and pioneering contributions to community-based health care in New York State. The proclamation was considered by the full State Senate in February and presented to Reverend Phillips Monday at […]

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