November 18, 2019
Across the region’s urban, rural and suburban communities, the top health concern is poverty. It drives health inequities that undermine wellness and cut lives short more than any other single cause of illness, according to an extensive new report by Common Ground Health, the health research and planning organization for the Rochester-Finger Lakes region.
December 03, 2019
New York's Population Health Improvement Program contractors share a mission in helping their regions find data-driven solutions to health challenges to advance the state's prevention agenda and other state Department of Health priorities.
October 31, 2019
Anonymous surveys of employees revealed that nine out of 10 employees have a consistently positive experience, up from eight out of 10 last year.
October 30, 2019
Rochester Mayor Lovely A. Warren was joined by youth and community members Oct. 24 to cut a ribbon on the Play Walk, a new, playful sidewalk trail along Chestnut and Court Streets between the Strong Museum and the Central Library.
August 07, 2019
Local residents have stepped up to install more than 300 lawn signs as part of the drive2Bbetter campaign, which aims to make our community’s roads safer for all users.
July 29, 2019
Some older housing in Elmira presents a high risk of exposure to lead, mold and other environmental toxins linked to asthma and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). That’s according to a new study of health and housing in the city's poorer neighborhoods.
July 25, 2019
Faced with a mysterious illness and medical lingo she didn’t understand, Debbie Wise stopped showing up for appointments and quit taking her medicine. Then the hair stylist learned to bring her questions to her doctors through a new health literacy course.
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December 5, 2019- Phyllis Jackson, Community Wellness Project Manager at Common Ground sees the potential for collaboration between health agencies and faith communities.
November 26, 2019- Ontario County experienced one of the highest rates of opioid abuse according to a study released by Common Ground Health.
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.