Preliminary findings from most inclusive My Health Story survey yet

Preliminary findings from most inclusive My Health Story survey yet

The survey encourages residents in the nine-county region to share their health stories, especially in under-resourced communities where individuals often are left out of efforts to understand barriers to public health services.

Common Ground Health, CCSI unite to champion health and wellness at Community Wellness Summit

Common Ground Health, CCSI unite to champion health and wellness at Community Wellness Summit

Common Ground Health and CCSI are excited to announce the upcoming Community Wellness Summit, a day-long event dedicated to promoting mental health and well-being for youth and families in Rochester.

SAGE II Commission Report Highlights Growing Older Adult Needs and Calls for Renewed Collaboration to Address Them

SAGE II Commission Report Highlights Growing Older Adult Needs and Calls for Renewed Collaboration to Address Them

Common Ground Health's new SAGE II Commission Report will help inform recommendations for New York State Master Plan for Aging

New report: Latino voices have gone unheard, harming health equity

New report: Latino voices have gone unheard, harming health equity

The report calls for better data collection, health care workers with better intercultural competence and health information shared in languages other than English.

Community partners begin collaboration with Rochester’s Summer Meals program

Community partners begin collaboration with Rochester’s Summer Meals program

Rochester Summer Meals program fills an important gap in providing children and teens (18 & under) with access to free and healthy breakfasts and lunches at locations all across the city.

Link Between Hair and Health the Focus of Symposium

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

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

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

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

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 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

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.