Devon Reynolds and fellow barbers and stylists build on their close relationships with clients to address hypertension in African American neighborhoods, where our registry shows residents struggle most with high blood pressure.
The Healthy Blood Pressure through Faith and Lifestyle Project helps congregants who have high blood pressure to take a mindful approach to eating and healthy living.
Given as a thank you to the 25 shops in our high blood pressure initiative, this infographic highlights the progress we are making managing this chronic illness.
An experience in Debbie Wise's salon motivated her to learn how to monitor blood pressure. She is one of nine salon and barber shop owners who are community health educators in Rochester.
Learn more about New York's Prevention Agenda and share your feedback as the state sets new priorities for health improvement.
Current and former colleagues celebrate the legacy of Lynn Varricchio, Common Ground Health's longest-serving employee who retires at the end of March.
Community leader and New York State Regent Wade Norwood will succeed Trilby de Jung as CEO of Common Ground Health, the region’s health planning organization.
Healthi Kids Coalition’s focus on children’s health continues to expand, thanks to its partnership with the Greater Rochester Health Foundation.
For years, patients struggling with opioid abuse have reported that their dependence on the powerful painkillers began with a prescription from their doctor. Now a new study shows just how pervasive this pathway to addiction is in the Finger Lakes region.
Black and Latino children with asthma in the Finger Lakes Region are four times more likely than their white peers to wind up in pediatric emergency rooms, according to a new issue brief on pediatric asthma from Common Ground Health.
When New York state launched its Regulatory Modernization Initiative for health care this fall, Common Ground Health made sure that our region was part of the change conversation.
An online library of workforce resources for local health care providers launched this month on our website. The library shares information on training, recruiting and retaining workers in the nine-county Finger Lakes region.