June 27, 2018
The latest high blood pressure registry along with other local data show that high blood pressure and heart disease are leading drivers of premature mortality in our nine county Finger Lakes region, particularly for African Americans. View all eight data slides showing why we should stay focused on this chronic illness.
June 29, 2018
An innovative initiative in a dozen African American churches has helped reduce dangerously high blood pressure rates among participants by more than 60 percent. Discover how spiritual support for healthy living is making a difference.
June 19, 2018
Rochester's bike share program holds tremendous potential for supporting more active, healthier lives for residents, show a new Health Impact Assessment (HIA) from Common Ground Health and the Genesee Transportation Council.
June 11, 2018
Common Ground Health, working in partnership with the public health directors in each of our nine Finger Lakes counties, is conducting an important community health survey. Participation is needed from as many residents as possible.
July 17, 2018 - Causewave Community Partners and Common Ground Health are getting ready to launch an awareness campaign to educate drivers about the rules of the road when it comes to making way for pedestrians and bicyclists. A group of people dressed in unusual props got the attention of drivers as they walked through the intersection of Main and State Streets. Some communities that have promoted driver-pedestrian-cyclist safety have seen their crash rates decline, according to Mike Bulger, project coordinator for Common Ground Health.
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July 16, 2018 - Ontario County Public Health, in collaboration with Common Ground Health and the Ontario County Health Collaborative, will conduct a health survey. The confidential health survey will help guide programming to improve the health of the community. The survey takes approximately 20 minutes to complete and will be available until July 31. To take the survey, visit www.myhealthstory2018.com or write to Ontario County Public Health, 3019 County Complex Drive, Canandaigua, 14424.
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.