Cameron Community Ministries' after school program hosted its fifth annual Peace Walk through the Lyell/Otis Neighborhood to call for a safer neighborhood.
Learn more about farming, health and their linkage through food access in this video, which was created for the Food, Farms and Health Symposium on April 11, 2017.
The Finger Lakes region is rich in fruit and vegetable farms. Yet in an area of agricultural abundance, 22 percent of the population goes without eating healthy, fresh food. That malnourishment has a profound impact on health outcomes.
The Food, Farms and Health Symposium, which explores food scarcity amid agricultural abundance, has been rescheduled for Tuesday, April 11, at the New York Wine & Culinary Center.
The Food, Farms and Health Symposium scheduled for Tuesday, March 14, at the New York Wine & Culinary Center will be postponed until a later date due to forecasts of severe winter weather.
Finger Lakes Health Systems Agency, one of the nation’s oldest and most effective regional health planning organizations, announced March 3 that it is now Common Ground Health. The Rochester, N.Y. based nonprofit is rebranding to better reflect its mission to help our region find common ground on health issues.
A new county-specific report from Finger Lakes Health Systems Agency reveals a nine-year difference in life expectancy when comparing two Monroe County neighborhoods. The report is one of nine county health profiles available in print and online.
As it enters its second year of work, a leadership group seeking to alleviate health care workforce shortages will address policy barriers in nursing, telemedicine and behavioral health that hamper the delivery of care.
The Finger Lakes region is one of only six areas across the country chosen to participate in ReThink Health Ventures, a health innovation project funded by the Fannie E. Rippel and Robert Wood Johnson Foundations.
Advocates for play urged Rochester’s City Council to put kids first in the city’s comprehensive plan update to ensure Rochester is the best city to live, work and play. The advocacy effort was led by the Healthi Kids Coalition, an initiative of Finger Lakes Health Systems Agency, as part of the PlayROCs campaign.
In a survey by independent analysts, 98 percent of employees said they feel good about the ways they contribute to the community.
Practices have partnered with a high blood pressure consultant over the past five years as part of an innovative clinical intervention aimed at improving hypertension control in Monroe County.