Link Between Hair and Health the Focus of Symposium
Residents in Rochester and the Finger Lakes region have an opportunity to learn how their health can affect their hair at a free symposium.
Rochester Community Equity Champions Announced Today at Health Equity Conference
Conference held to address social determinants of health, focus on Latino health in the Finger Lakes region
Introducing the Speak Life! 2023 Health Equity Conference speakers and panelists
Speak Life! 2023, presented by Excellus BCBS, brings together a powerhouse slate of speakers to discuss the urgent need for health equity, with a special focus on Latino health. This year's theme is ¡Acción ahora! / Action Now!.
Registration opens for Speak Life! 2023 Health Equity Conference
Conference to address social determinants of health, focus on Latino health in the Finger Lakes region
New award honors the memory of health coalition member Edgar Santa Cruz
Deadline extended for health equity champion nominations. A new award given at the 2023 Speak Life! Health Equity Conference will honor a dedicated health coalition member killed by a driver in December while walking his dog on Park Avenue.
Counties unite efforts to address mounting mental health crisis and other issues in Finger Lakes region
Counties throughout the Finger Lakes region will spend the next three years focusing on residents’ struggles with mental health, substance use disorders, chronic diseases, and food security in the region, according to a new report.
Governor Hochul appoints Wade Norwood to statewide aging committee
New York Governor Kathy Hochul appointed Common Ground Health CEO Wade Norwood to serve on a committee to advise on the state’s first-ever master plan on aging. The master plan will ensure older New Yorkers can live healthy, fulfilling lives while aging with dignity and independence.
Homelessness is a significant issue in both rural and urban areas of the Finger Lakes region
Despite being viewed as an urban problem, homelessness is increasing in rural communities of the Finger Lakes region as well, according to a new Common Ground Health issue spotlight.
Area Residents Urged to Get Updated COVID-19 Booster Shot
The CDC recently approved reformulated booster shots to further protect against COVID-19.
My Health Story 2022 makes survey accessibility a top priority
Sign language videos, text-to-speech technology, and larger font sizes attract diverse respondents
BIPOC seniors’ contributions highlighted
Local officials proclaimed September BIPOC/Black and Brown Senior Month during a ceremony Sept. 16 at City Hall.
Women of color are invited to gather for health
Women and girls of color are invited to the annual A Call to Women of Color, which focuses on empowering women and girls of color to engage in conversation and promote healthy living among women.