Press Releases

Gallery 66 NY and HRHCare to Present “Farm Art: Sculpture in the Garden”

Work of Local Artist and HRHCare Director of Hispanic Services Wilfredo Morel to Be Presented Throughout Month of August, Including Artists’ Reception at Cold Spring First Friday. Morel is Part of Governor Cuomo’s Task Force to End AIDS. Cold Spring, NY – HRHCare, a nonprofit Federally Qualified Health Center that employs over 800 professionals and serves 135,000 patients at more than two dozen sites, announced today that its Director of Hispanic Services, Wilfredo Morel, will showcase his art as part of an exhibition at Gallery 66 NY in Cold Spring, New York. Located at 66 Main Street, the gallery will […]

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HRHCare Announces Living Wage For Caregivers And All Employees Amid Ongoing National Movement For $15 An Hour Minimum Wage

Following 40th Anniversary, HRHCare Reaffirms Commitment to Founding Principles with New Pro-Employee Measure “Our health centers are only able to serve their communities because of hundreds of hard-working people doing dozens of different jobs. I’m thrilled to make this announcement in support of the high quality healthcare our staff render for our patients, clients and their families,” said Anne Kauffman Nolon, MPH, President and CEO of Hudson River HealthCare. In the early 1970s, four women in Peekskill came together to address the lack of health care services in their community and founded the Peekskill Ambulatory Health Care Center. As the […]

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Long Island Sustainable Agricultural Community Raises Thousands to Support Access to Health Care for Farm Workers

North Fork Benefit Hosted by Long Island’s Winegrowing Industry Supports HRHCare’s Agricultural Health Fund, Increases Health Care Access for Agricultural Workers and Their Families HRHCare’s Agricultural Health Fund Provides Quality Medical Care for Issues like Poor Nutrition, Asthma, Musculoskeletal Conditions, Lack of Preventive Care, and Family Dental and Medical Services Riverhead, NY – Nearly 150 New Yorkers came together on Thursday to raise $65,000 in support of Long Island’s agricultural workforce at an event for the HRHCare Foundation and the Agricultural Health Fund. Hosted by Long Island Sustainable Winegrowers, Barbara Shinn and David Page of Shinn Estate Vineyards, and Jonathan […]

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At 40th Anniversary Celebration, HRHCare Renames Flagship Facility in Honor of Founding Mother Rev. Jeannette J. Phillips

PEEKSKILL, NY – Congresswoman Nita Lowey, Westchester County Legislator Catherine Borgia, and Peekskill Mayor Frank Catalina today joined health pioneer Dr. Jack Geiger and executives and staff of HRHCare for a 40th Anniversary ribbon cutting event to rededicate HRHCare’s flagship facility in Peekskill and rename it in honor of Reverend Jeannette J. Phillips. Phillips served as the organization’s first board president in 1975 and is the last living “founding mother” of HRHCare. The other founding mothers were the late Willie Mae Jackson, Mary Woods and Pearl Woods. In the early 1970s, four women in Peekskill came together to address the […]

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Peekskill Mourns the Loss of Two HRHCare Founding Mothers

Peekskill, NY – HRHCare (Hudson River HealthCare) is saddened to announce the recent passing of Mary Woods on May 12th and Willie Mae Jackson on May 20th, two of the four HRHCare Founding Mothers. Both women were instrumental in opening the very first HRHCare Health Center at Peekskill, originally known as the Peekskill Area Ambulatory Health Care Center, in 1975, bringing health care to one of the poorest communities in Westchester County. “We will miss their presence but will continue to honor their vision every day through the work we do,” said Anne Kauffman Nolon, MPH, President and CEO of […]

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Upcoming Benefit to Support Access to Health Care for Long Island Agricultural Workers in Local Wine Industry

Long Island Sustainable Winegrowing Joins Forces with Barbara Shinn and David Page of Shinn Estates & Farmhouse and Jonathan Russo to Raise Funds to Provide Access to Health Care for Farm Workers and Their Families Benefit Will Support HRHCare’s Agricultural Health Fund, Helping to Address Issues Including Poor Nutrition, Asthma, Musculoskeletal Conditions, Lack of Preventive Care, and Absence of General Dental and Medical Services Riverhead, NY – Long Island Sustainable Winegrowing, Barbara Shinn and David Page of Shinn Estates & Farmhouse, and Jonathan Russo will host a fundraiser in support of Long Island agricultural workers on Thursday, July 16th, at Martha […]

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Walden Patient Rep. Wins Planetree Spirit Award for Excellence in Patient Care

Peekskill, NY – HRHCare (Hudson River HealthCare), a nonprofit, Federally Qualified Health Center offering a range of medical services for underserved communities throughout the Hudson Valley and Long Island, is proud to announce that Katherine Berrios, a medical and dental patient representative at the HRHCare Wallkill Valley Health Center at Walden, will be presented with a Planetree Spirit Award for excellence in patient care. HRHCare’s Planetree Institute presents these awards to employees who go above and beyond to make health care more personalized and create a warm and welcoming environment for all. Katherine has been with HRHCare for just over […]

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HRHCare Earns Perfect Score from Health Resources Services Administration

PEEKSKILL, NY – HRHCare, a nonprofit, federally qualified health center (FQHC) system offering a range of medical services for underserved communities from the Catskills and Hudson Valley to Long Island, received a perfect score for its care delivery after a recent site operational visit from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). HRHCare’s perfect score – meeting 19 out of 19 standards – is a reflection of HRHCare’s dedication to meeting all applicable Federal, state, and local laws and regulations in its delivery of care and services. HRSA is the primary federal agency responsible for improving access to health care, […]

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HRHCare at the Mattituck Strawberry Festival

Peekskill, NY – HRHCare (Hudson River HealthCare), a nonprofit, Federally Qualified Health Center offering a range of medical services for underserved communities throughout the Hudson Valley and Long Island, is proud to support the Mattituck Lions Club 61st Annual Strawberry Festival on June 20th and 21st. More than a dozen HRHCare AmeriCorps members and volunteers will be present to offer free blood pressure screenings and distribute information on the seven HRHCare Health Centers in Suffolk County. The HRHCare booth will also provide games, giveaways and general health information for visitors to the festival. For 61 years the Mattituck Lions Club […]

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HRHCare Offers Free Living Healthy with Diabetes Course in Copiague

Amityville, NY – HRHCare (Hudson River HealthCare), a nonprofit, Federally Qualified Health Center offering a range of medical services for underserved communities throughout the Hudson Valley and Long Island, is offering a free six-week Healthy Choices NY workshop series entitled Living Healthy with Diabetes beginning June 2nd at Bethel AME Church in Copiague, NY. This workshop series, peer-led by Donna Moodie and Judy Clarke, is designed to help individuals living with diabetes and their loved ones live a full and healthy life. A range of diabetes-related topics will be discussed, including better food and exercise choices; understanding new treatment options; […]

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