Press Releases

HRHCare VP of Behavioral Health Receives Planetree Award for Excellence in Patient Care

Peekskill, NY – HRHCare Community Health is pleased to announce that Lorna Johnson, LCSW-R, VP of Behavioral Health, has been awarded the 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. For the past 27 years, Lorna Johnson has shown unparalleled dedication to the mission of HRHCare and gone above and beyond to advocate for the needs of her patients. A licensed social worker and administrator who has exemplified excellence in every […]

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Riverhead Health Center Wins HRHCare Planetree Innovation Award

Riverhead, NY – HRHCare Community Health is pleased to announce that the HRHCare Health Center at Riverhead will be presented with a Planetree Award for Innovation in Patient Care. This award is presented by the HRHCare Planetree Institute to exemplary staff who find new ways to advocate for patients and create innovative ways for them to access high quality and affordable health care. During a snowstorm in early 2016, Anne Nolon, MPH, President and CEO of HRHCare, paid a visit to the Riverhead Health Center. The staff took this opportunity to show her the outdoor central atrium, then covered with […]

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HRHCare Alamo Homework Club Kicks Off Fifth Year

Goshen, NY – Last month the HRHCare Alamo Farmworker Community Center at Goshen kicked off this academic year’s Homework Club program for local children.  Author Maryanne Maggio Hanisch gave a special reading of her book “Go Now! With Professor Questa to Dinosaur National Monument” before signing copies for the 25 Homework Club students and their families. HRHCare initiated the Alamo Homework Club five years ago to offer much needed academic support to children from local farmworker families. The Homework Club meets each Tuesday from September to June at 4:30 PM and is staffed entirely by volunteers, many of whom are […]

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HRHCare Telecommunications Manager Receives Planetree Award for Excellence in Patient Care

Peekskill, NY – HRHCare Community Health is pleased to announce that Telecommunications Manager Patrick Thompson has been awarded the September 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. Patrick Thompson, known as Pat to his colleagues, can be relied upon time after time to support teams across the HRHCare network in optimizing their responsiveness to patients calling the Health Centers. A member of the HRHCare family for 11 years, Pat […]

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Brentwood Dentist Receives HRHCare Planetree Award for Excellence in Patient Care

Brentwood, NY – HRHCare Community Health is pleased to announce that Derik Stucker, DDS, from the HRHCare Health Center at Brentwood has been awarded the August 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. An HRHCare dentist since 2013, Derik Stucker came to the area after serving patients at a community health center in southern New Mexico as well as in Niagara Falls, New York. Wherever there has been a […]

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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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