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HRHCare Peekskill Operations Coordinator 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 Jaslyn Mesa, Operations Coordinator of the HRHCare Health Center at Peekskill, 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. Joining the HRHCare family as a full-time employee in 2007, Jaslyn Mesa brought with […]

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HRHCare Joins National Campaign Celebrating Community Health Centers’ 50 Years of Saving Lives

Peekskill, 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, is joining the National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC) in celebrating the success of the Community Health Center Movement. 50 years ago, President Lyndon Johnson’s War on Poverty led to the opening of the nation’s first Community Health Centers in Boston and the Mississippi Delta. Today that pilot project has evolved into the largest and most successful primary health care system in the United States. Health centers now serve [...]Read more

HRHCare Suffolk County Outreach Worker 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 Elizabeth Feliciano, an outreach worker based at the HRHCare Maxine S. Postal Tri-Community Health Center at Amityville, 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. Joining the HRHCare family six months ago, Elizabeth […]

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HRHCare Promotes Health Insurance Coverage during Final Days of Open Enrollment

Peekskill, 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, helps hundreds of people enroll in health coverage through the New York State of Health Marketplace each year. As open enrollment ends on February 15th, individuals must sign up by then for coverage starting on March 1st. So many of those who come to HRHCare to purchase health insurance have little idea of how it all works – premiums, deductibles, co-shares, etc. Having someone walk you through the steps and […]

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HRHCare Hosts Heart Health Awareness Fair in Coram

Peekskill, 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 Heart Health Awareness Fair on Wednesday, February 11th in honor of heart health month. The fair will be held at the HRHCare Elsie Owens Health Center, 82 Middle Country Road, Coram, NY, from 10:30 AM until 2:30 PM. This family-friendly event aims to educate all on the importance of heart health through fun activities, heart-healthy food tastings, a free raffle and lifestyle tips. Free medical screenings for […]

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HRHCare Alamo Health Center Outreach Worker 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 Mario Fernandez, an outreach worker at HRHCare’s Alamo Health Center in Goshen, 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. As an outreach worker at HRHCare’s Alamo Health and Farmworker Community Center in […]

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HRHCare Patient Representative Wins Planetree Award for Innovation in Patient Care

Peekskill, NY – HRHCare (Hudson River HealthCare, Inc.), a nonprofit, federally qualified healthcare system offering a range of medical services for underserved communities throughout the Hudson Valley and Long Island, is proud to announce that patient representative Trafina Ceja will be presented with the Planetree Innovation Award. This award is presented by the HRHCare Planetree Institute to exemplary employees who find new ways to advocate for patients and provide them with high quality and affordable health care. As a new staff member at the HRHCare Health Center in New Paltz, Trafina Ceja has already become an incredibly valuable asset to […]

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HRHCare Hudson Health Center Patient Care Partner Wins Planetree 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 Sally Mullaney, a patient care partner at HRHCare’s Health Center in Hudson, will be presented with a Planetree 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. Known for her breadth of knowledge and dedication to patient advocacy, Sally Mullaney serves […]

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HRHCare’s Wilfredo Morel Appointed to Governor Cuomo’s Task Force to End AIDS Epidemic

Peekskill, 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, is proud to announce that Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has appointed Wilfredo Morel, Director of Hispanic Health at HRHCare, to join a Task Force that will work to implement the plan to end the AIDS epidemic in New York. The Task Force, staffed by experts and community advocates from across the state, will support the effort to reduce the number of new HIV infections and will perform public outreach and […]

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HRHCare Celebrates Three Kings Day in Beacon, Poughkeepsie and Peekskill

Peekskill, 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 hold their annual Three Kings Day celebrations in Beacon, Poughkeepsie and Peekskill in early January, 2015. These free events, supported by funding from the New York State Council on the Arts Folk Arts Program, are open to all and include traditional celebratory practices from multiple Latin American and Caribbean countries. With a strong dedication to celebrating the cultural heritage of its diverse patient population, the Three Kings Day events […]

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