September 20, 2017
During the Sept. 18 Hair and Health Symposium, barbers and stylists who serve as community health educators shared with more than 125 of their peers how they offer blood pressure, HIV and Hepatitis C screenings at their salons and barbershops.
September 06, 2017
The Health is a Spiritual Matter Conference brings together dynamic speakers and a panel of experts for a day of workshops and worship on Oct. 7, 2017. The conference includes separate workshops for men, women and parents and provides a special open discussion for young adults called #SpirituallyFit.
August 29, 2017
Children and families from two tightly-knit Rochester neighborhoods gathered to host Play Streets, a pilot event introduced this year by the Healthi Kids Coalition through their PlayROCs campaign. Play Streets gives kids the opportunity to safely play, beautify their neighborhoods, and participate in new activities.
Sept. 22 - Fran Weisberg, president and CEO of United Way of Greater Rochester Inc., is slated to leave the nonprofit organization on Dec. 31. Prior to joining United Way, Weisberg served as CEO of Common Ground Health, then called Finger Lakes Health Systems Agency. Under her Leadership, the agency convened the 2020 Commission, a committee of local community, business and health care leaders that investigated expansion planned by several local hospitals.
Sept. 6, 2017 – The Healthi Kids Collaborative and Parent Leadership Training Institute conducted a survey before primary day asking city candidates their positions on children’s health and well-being. Visit playrocs.org to view their responses. More here.
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.
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This business-led health campaign supports initiatives in medical practices, congregations, worksites, neighborhoods and even barbershops and salons.