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Hudson Community Health Alliance Presents HRHCare Nutrition Tent at Peekskill Farmer’s Market

Peekskill, NY – As part of the continued efforts of Hudson Community Health Alliance (HCHA) to promote healthy lifestyles throughout Westchester and Rockland Counties, HRHCare Community Health, the lead agency of HCHA, will be participating in the Peekskill Farmers’ Market on the fourth Saturday of each month through November, 2016. With the theme of “Get Fresh – Stay Healthy”, the HRHCare Nutrition Tent will feature interactive demonstrations including the chance to get healthy eating tips from an HRHCare nutritionist, free blood pressure screenings, cooking recipe giveaways and fresh food sampling. The HRHCare Nutrition Tent will be at the Peekskill Farmers’ […]

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HRHCare and Hudson Community Health Alliance Launch Pre-Diabetes Awareness Campaign

With nine out of ten individuals with prediabetes unaware that they have it, HRHCare and Hudson Community Health Alliance are joining New York State to raise prediabetes awareness through screening, testing and prevention measures.     Yonkers, NY – Hudson Community Health Alliance, of which HRHCare Community Health is the lead agency, is pleased to announce the launch of a pre-diabetes awareness campaign across Westchester and Rockland Counties. In addition to a large-scale advertising campaign that will cover the region, diabetes prevention classes will be available to registered participants at HRHCare Health Centers in Yonkers and Haverstraw in partnership with […]

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HRHCare Foundation and Long Island Agricultural Community Raise $77,500 to Support Health Care Access for Local Agricultural Workers at Second Annual ‘Honoring the Hands’ Benefit

Hosted in Partnership with Long Island Sustainable Winegrowers, Fundraiser Supports HRHCare Agricultural Health Fund, a Critical Resource for Increasing Access to Care for Farmworkers and Families RIVERHEAD, NY — Over 115 New Yorkers joined the HRHCare Foundation last Thursday for the second annual ‘Honoring the Hands’ benefit at Martha Clara Vineyards, raising $77,500 to support access to health care for Long Island agricultural workers and their families. Hosted in partnership with Long Island Sustainable Winegrowers, Barbara Shinn and David Page of Shinn Estate Vineyards and Jonathan Russo and Deborah Grayson, the event celebrated the region’s flourishing wine community and the […]

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HRHCare Talent Acquisition Specialist Receives Planetree Award for Excellence in Patient Care

Peekskill, NY – HRHCare Community Health is pleased to announce that Danielle Daly, Talent Acquisition Specialist from the HRHCare Human Resources Department in Peekskill, has been awarded the July 2016 Planetree Spirit Award for Excellence in Patient Care. The HRHCare 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 HRHCare as a Human Resources Assistant in early 2015, Danielle Daly was quickly tapped to work in talent acquisition for the organization due to her friendliness and professionalism in dealing with everyone […]

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Cardinal Dolan Joins Officials from HRHCare and ArchCare to Bless New Mobile Health Center

Partnership Between HRHCare and ArchCare Will Deliver Comprehensive Health Services to Underserved Communities Across the Hudson Valley GOSHEN, NY, June 29, 2016 – New York Archbishop Cardinal Timothy Dolan joined officials from HRHCare and ArchCare today to unveil a new Archdiocese-sponsored mobile health center that will deliver a broad array of primary care and other essential health services to agricultural workers, the frail elderly and other underserved groups across the Hudson Valley regardless of their ability to pay. The mobile health center is funded by ArchCare, the healthcare ministry of the Archdiocese of New York, and will be staffed and […]

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HRHCare Yonkers Nurse Manager Receives Planetree Award for Excellence in Patient Care

Yonkers, NY – HRHCare Community Health is pleased to announce that Carmen Vazquez, Nurse Manager at the HRHCare Valentine Lane Health Center at Yonkers, has been awarded the June 2016 Planetree Spirit Award for Excellence in Patient Care. The HRHCare 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. Carmen Vazquez has been part of the Valentine Lane Health Center family for the past eleven years, staying with the team through the merge with HRHCare eight years ago. Incredibly dedicated to her […]

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Poughkeepsie Nurse Manager Wins 2nd Quarter HRHCare Planetree Innovation Award

Poughkeepsie, NY – HRHCare Community Health is pleased to announce that Vera Wisniewski, LPN, Nurse Manager at the HRHCare Family Partnership Health Center at Poughkeepsie, will be presented with the 2nd Quarter 2016 Planetree Spirit 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. Vera Wisniewski has been a member of the HRHCare family since she first came to the Health Center in 1991 for a field placement in […]

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Goshen Teen Receives HRHCare Alamo Recognition Award for Community Service

Goshen, NY – HRHCare Community Health is pleased to announce that Mark Laaninen, a senior at Goshen High School, received a special HRHCare Alamo Recognition Award for his community service work at the HRHCare Alamo Health and Farmworker Community Centers at Goshen. Presented with his award at the Annual Volunteer Luncheon at the Alamo, Mark was joined by nearly 30 other volunteers at the ceremony. Volunteering his time at the Alamo since the age 12, Mark began his service there by helping with the Hot Meals Program which provides a free meal to local agricultural workers and their families on […]

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HRHCare Co-Hosts 31st Annual New York State Folk Arts Roundtable in Peekskill

Peekskill, NY – HRHCare Community Health was pleased to co-host the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA) 31st Annual New York State Folk Arts Roundtable along with other Peekskill community organizations on Thursday, May 12th.  This Roundtable, a joint effort between NYSCA and the New York Folklore Society, brings together folklorists and scholars from different New York communities each year to discuss issues relevant to traditional arts and develop new program ideas and collaborative projects. This year’s Roundtable participants visited the HRHCare Jeannette J. Phillips Health Center at Peekskill where the Reverend Jeannette J. Phillips herself, HRHCare Founder […]

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HRHCare Suffolk County Operations AVP to Receive Planetree Award for Excellence in Patient Care

Amityville, NY – HRHCare Community Health is pleased to announce that Carlos Ortiz, HRHCare AVP of Operations for Suffolk County, will be presented with the May 2016 Planetree Spirit Award for Excellence in Patient Care. The HRHCare 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. Hailed by members of both the operations and clinical teams as the “Ultimate Ambassador of HRHCare”, Carlos Ortiz consistently and exceptionally lives out the organizational mission. Despite the heavy work-load that comes with being the AVP […]

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