Data show that grassroots outreach and pop up clinics have been effective in helping people get vaccinated against COVID-19.
As local concern grows about Delta variant, local organizations launch campaign to boost vaccine confidence
Multimedia effort debuts this week.
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.
In The Headlines
September 16, 2021 - “Offering these thank-you gifts will help overcome those obstacles and enable more people to get the shot," says Wade Norwood CEO of Common Ground Health.
September 15, 2021 - “What we have achieved in the city of Rochester is good news, and it shows that our grassroots community-outreach efforts are working,” said Wade Norwood, Common Ground Health CEO.
September 15, 2021 - Wade Norwood, Common Ground Health CEO says there is still a long way to go to reach the number of people we need to end this pandemic.
Lockport Union-Sun & Journal
September 12, 2021 - Common Ground Health's, the Color of Health report findings fuel the advocacy of the Black Maternal Health Momnibus Act of 2021.