May 01, 2018
Devon Reynolds and fellow barbers and stylists build on their close relationships with clients to address hypertension in African American neighborhoods, where our registry shows residents struggle most with high blood pressure.
March 28, 2018
An experience in Debbie Wise's salon motivated her to learn how to monitor blood pressure. She is one of nine salon and barber shop owners who are community health educators in Rochester.
March 27, 2018
Learn more about New York's Prevention Agenda and share your feedback as the state sets new priorities for health improvement.
Rochester Cycling Alliance
May 20, 2018 - More than 1000 people, including many community leaders, rode in Bike to School Day events at ten different Rochester-area schools May 9th to promote biking and walking as great ways to get to school. At a time when childhood obesity continues to grow as one of our country’s greatest health risks, getting kids biking regularly can keep them in better physical health and form habits for a lifetime of good health. Thanks go to the area police departments who accompanied riders to ensure traffic safety and to businesses and organizations that donated snacks or prizes, including Park Avenue Bikes, Wegmans, and Common Ground Health.
Rochester Business Journal
May 17, 2018 - Foodlink, the City of Rochester, the City School District, the Rochester Area Community Foundation and Common Ground Health, will be hosting a "Spring into Summer" event at Frontier Field on Saturday May 19th. The annual fest allows children to play games and activities, learn about local programs and services, sample food and provide feedback for this year's Summer Meals program. The program offers free meals to children 18 and younger at more than 100 sites across the city during the summer, when food insecurity increases.
We bring together decision makers from across the community to discuss regional health challenges and build consensus around solutions.
We help medical practices embrace a team approach to care, a new model that improves outcomes, lowers costs and increases patient and doctor satisfaction.
Working with parents, government officials and school staff, our Healthi Kids Coalition is helping to improve lunchroom nutrition, create safer play spaces and increase physical activity during the school day.
High Blood Pressure
This business-led health campaign supports initiatives in medical practices, congregations, worksites, neighborhoods and even barbershops and salons.