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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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Hudson River Health Care and Wölffer Estate Vineyard Host Long Island’s First Sustainable Rosé Tasting to Benefit Suffolk County Agricultural Workers

SAGAPONACK, NY — On Thursday, June 6, over 150 guests attended the Hudson River Health Care Foundation’s (HRHCare) annual Honoring the Hands benefit at Wölffer Estate Vineyard in Sagaponack, NY. The event raised over $50,000 to provide increased health care access for the region’s agricultural workers and their families. It was a picture-perfect evening for guests as they enjoyed some of Long Island’s finest sustainably-produced rosés, locally-sourced foods, and live music. The evening included tours of HRHCare’s mobile health center, tours of Wölffer, a wine-tasting notes matching game, and the opportunity to learn about sustainable farming. “We’re committed to providing […]

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NYS Attorney General Letitia James Visits Community Health Action of Staten Island to Discuss Opioid Crisis

STATEN ISLAND, NY – On Monday, May 20, New York State Attorney General Letitia James, Richmond County District Attorney Mike McMahon, and Staten Island Borough President James Oddo visited the Community Health Action of Staten Island (CHASI) for a round-table discussion on the opioid crisis. CHASI, a member of Hudson River Health Care (HRHCare), has offered programs that support recovery for individuals living with substance use disorder on Staten Island for over 30 years. “The opioid crisis is devastating communities throughout our entire state,” said Attorney General Letitia James. “In order to tackle this crisis, we must take legal action […]

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Hudson River Health Care and Wölffer Estate Vineyard to host Long Island’s First Sustainable Rosé tasting to Benefit Suffolk County Agricultural Workers

SAGAPONACK, NY — On Thursday, June 6, the Hudson River Health Care (HRHCare) Foundation will kick off summer at Wölffer Estate Vineyard in Sagaponack with their fifth annual Honoring the Hands event. Guests are invited to enjoy an incredible evening, featuring some of Long Island’s finest sustainably-produced rosés, locally-sourced foods, and live music. Guests can challenge themselves to a tasting notes matching game and tour Wölffer and HRHCare’s mobile health center, all while learning about sustainable wine production and supporting local agricultural workers and their families. “This event is a wonderful opportunity to enjoy some of the finest rosés and […]

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NYS Assemblyman Kieran Michael Lalor Visits HRHCare Dover Plains Health Center

DOVER PLAINS, NY – On Thursday, April 25, Assemblyman Kieran Michael Lalor (R), representing New York’s 105th Assembly District since 2012, toured The HRHCare Dover Plains Health Center. Led by HRHCare Chief Operating Officer Allison Dubois, the tour gave the Assemblyman a chance to see the Dover Plains facility and learn more about the high-quality primary and preventive health services that Hudson River Health Care (HRHCare) delivers in Eastern Dutchess County. “HRHCare plays an important role in the Dover Plains community,” said Assemblyman Kieran Michael Lalor, 105th NY Assembly District. “HRHCare provides education and care for our residents, which was […]

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Suffolk County Legislator Samuel Gonzalez, Jr. Visits HRHCare Brentwood Health Center

BRENTWOOD, NY – On Tuesday, April 23, Legislator Samuel Gonzalez, Jr. (D), elected in March to represent Suffolk County’s 9th Legislative District, visited the HRHCare Brentwood Health Center, operated by Hudson River Health Care (HRHCare). Led by HRHCare Deputy Executive Officer and CFO Jim Sinkoff, 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 in Brentwood and at its nine other health centers throughout Suffolk County. “I was happy to have toured the HRHCare Brentwood Health Center,” said Legislator Samuel Gonzalez. “Investing in […]

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Hudson River Health Care Awarded Sexual Risk Avoidance Education Grant

YONKERS, NY – Hudson River Health Care (HRHCare) has been awarded a $1M grant from the NYSDOH Sexual Risk Avoidance Education (SRAE) Program. HRHCare will use these funds over a five-year period to launch a comprehensive SRAE initiative in Yonkers, targeting low-income youth through after-school and community-based summer programming. Through the Making a Difference! initiative, HRHCare will deliver medically-accurate, evidence-based programming to provide young people with the knowledge, confidence, and skills necessary to reduce their risk of sexually transmitted infections (STIs), HIV, and teen pregnancy. This programming, integrated with sexual risk avoidance strategies, will consist of activities designed to encourage […]

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