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HRHCare Dental Practice Manager Wins Planetree Award for Innovation in Patient Care

Peekskill, NY – HRHCare (Hudson River HealthCare, Inc.), 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 Dental Practice Manager Danielle Grundig, RDH, will be presented with a Planetree Award for Innovation in Patient Care. This award is presented by the HRHCare Planetree Institute to exemplary employees who find new ways to advocate for patients and create innovative ways for them to access high quality and affordable health care. The Dental Practice Manager and Hygienist at the HRHCare Health Center at Beacon, [...]Read more

HRHCare Offers Free Chronic Disease Self-Management Course in Spring Valley

Spring Valley, 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 community workshop series on chronic disease self-management beginning October 7th at the Martin Luther King Center in Spring Valley. This workshop series is open to all adults and their caregivers dealing with any ongoing health condition such as diabetes, HIV/AIDS, chronic pain, arthritis, memory loss, depression or high blood pressure. The two and a half hour group discussions will include topics such […]

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HRHCare Recognized as Patient-Centered Medical Home Leader at NCQA 25th Anniversary Gala

Peekskill, NY – HRHCare (Hudson River HealthCare), a nonprofit, Federally Qualified Health Center system offering a range of medical services for underserved communities throughout the Hudson Valley and Long Island, will be recognized on September 16th by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) at their 25th Anniversary Gala for its contribution to the success of the NCQA and access to high quality health care for all. To be held at the Smithsonian American Art Museum and National Portrait Gallery in Washington, DC, the NCQA Anniversary Gala brings together leaders in health care from across the nation for a celebration [...]Read more

HRHCare Hosts Hispanic Heritage Celebration in Cold Spring

Cold Spring, NY – HRHCare (Hudson River HealthCare), a nonprofit, federally qualified health care system offering a range of medical services for underserved communities throughout the Hudson Valley and Long Island, will host a Hispanic Heritage Celebration on Saturday, September 12th in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month. The evening’s event includes dinner and dancing and will celebrate the rich diversity found in Hispanic food, music and culture. The Hispanic Heritage Celebration will be held at Chalet on the Hudson, 3250 Route 9D, in Cold Spring and will last from 6:30 PM until midnight. Tickets are $35 and should be purchased […]

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Monticello Patient Representative Wins Planetree Award for Excellence in Patient Care

Monticello, 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 Sulaine Sanchez, a patient representative at the HRHCare Health Center at Monticello, 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. Sulaine Sanchez has been greeting patients with a kind word and a smile […]

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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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