Racial bias in housing, education, employment, criminal justice and other domains condemn Black people in Rochester and the Finger Lakes to sicker and shorter lives.
Former Chief Medical Officer Dr. Thomas Mahoney remains as consultant
Local teens create "FLX Teens Are Alright" mental health literacy initiative to ease struggles exacerbated by COVID-19
United Way of Greater Rochester announced it has convened funding partners to provide $1 million to the Finger Lakes COVID-19 Vaccination Program.
Mayor Lovely A. Warren is joining with Common Ground Health and Foodlink in seeking city residents to serve as members on Rochester’s first Food Policy Council.
Task force is part of Monroe County's new efforts to improve long-term care staffing retention and career pipeline
In The Headlines
July 10, 2021 - Common Ground Health's report "The Color of Heath" focuses on the toll of racism on Black lives in the greater Rochester area.
July 9, 2021 - “Health shouldn’t be Black or brown or white,” said Rev. Sebrone Johnson of the African American Health Coalition, an initiative of Common Ground Health.
July 9, 2021 - “Health equity must focus beyond the four walls of the medical clinic, and The Color of Health is a report that does just that," said Wade Norwood, CEO of Common Ground Health.
WHEC News 10
July 9, 2021 - Wade Norwood, CEO of Common Ground Health says that the level of treatment for health care should not come down to the color of one's skin.