Let’s all together strike two huge thumbs up to the Rochester City School District for adding a clause to their new Student Behavior Resource Manual that bans recess being taken away as a form of punishment.
School of the Arts parent weighs in on the importance of recess to "play, to have a break, run around and have fun".
FLHSA's African American and Latino health coalitions say recent homicides underscore the need to start treating gun violence and its shocking loss of life as a public health crisis.
The Regional Commission on Community Health Improvement called for a focus on preventing chronic diseases like obesity and tobacco addiction and increased efforts to connect clinical, behavioral health and community-based services.
Monroe County and the City of Rochester are making significant progress in the campaign to end childhood lead poisoning. The number of preschoolers diagnosed with lead poisoning fell from 900 to 139 from 2004 and 2014, a drop of 85 percent.
When you go to Visions Beauty Salon in Rochester, Master Hair Professional Cassandra McCrea can style your hair—and tell you whether your blood pressure is high.
Download a copy of the collaborative's new brochure, describing its initiatives in doctors' offices, congregations, worksites and neighborhoods. For print copies, contact Susan Hagen at firstname.lastname@example.org or 585.224.3156.
Does your company serve healthy food for meetings, have a designated lactation room or have a CEO who participates in wellness events? Your answers could be the first step to creating a healthier work environment.
The Finger Lakes Health Systems Agency applauds Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, Assembly Majority Leader Joseph D. Morelle and the state Legislature for their continued support for New York’s Population Health Improvement Program (PHIP).
For Dianne Cooney Miner, who was portraying a single father with two children, taking in a boarder seemed like a good decision to make ends meet during a poverty simulation March 26 at the Radisson Hotel Rochester Riverside.
Finger Lakes Health Systems Agency congratulates the United Way of Greater Rochester for its choice of Fran Weisberg as president and CEO. The agency also thanks Peter Carpino for a decade of service to the United Way, during which time he worked collaboratively with the FLHSA.
Early death is more common among those who live in ZIP codes in Rochester with a lower socioeconomic status, presenters from the Finger Lakes Health Systems Agency told members of the medical community during Public Health Grand Rounds March 6 at the University of Rochester Medical Center.