Demand for COVID-19 Vaccine Outweighs Supply in Rochester Region
Spectrum News
January 14, 2021 - The Finger Lakes COVID-19 Task Force, including Wade Norwood of Common Ground Health is working to ensure people are ready to receive the shot when more vaccine doses arrive.
COVID vaccine task force begins work
Finger Lakes Times
January 11, 2021 - “We have learned that if we don’t want to leave any populations behind, we have to make sure that historically marginalized groups have a seat at the table where decisions are made,” says, Wade Norwood CEO of Common Ground Health.
Regional COVID-19 vaccine task force gets started for Finger Lakes
Finger Lakes 1
January 7, 2021 - “By representing the true diversity of our region, the task force will help us build a foundation of trust and transparency among communities and organizations," says Common Ground Health CEO, Wade Norwood.
More than 27,000 healthcare workers vaccinated to date in Monroe Co.
January 7, 2021 - Common Ground Health the Finger Lakes COVID-19 Vaccine Task Force is focusing on ensuring transparency and equitable distribution of the vaccine in our area.
Virtual conference to focus on racism and COVID-19
Rochester Business Journal
January 7, 2021 - Action for a Better Community will partner with a number of local organizations including Common Ground Health to address Rochester’s two pandemics: COVID-19 and racism.
Officials launching Finger Lakes COVID-19 Vaccine Task Force
January 7, 2021 - Common Ground Health and almost 60 leaders will gather to plan how to go about getting at least 70% of the adult population in the Finger Lakes vaccinated.
ABC Conference issues call to action on racism as a public health issue
Minority Reporter
January 6, 2021 - Wade Norwood, CEO of Common Ground Health will be a keynote speaker at the Racism is a Public Health Crisis Conference.
Local leaders outline next phases of vaccine distribution in Finger Lakes Region
Spectrum News
January 5, 2021 - Local leaders including Common Ground Health talk about the evolving rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine distribution.
Outreach efforts continue to alleviate skepticism of COVID-19 vaccine
December 29, 2020 - Common Ground Health CEO Wade Norwood, leads the Monroe County COVID-19 Vaccination task force outreach efforts to alleviate public skepticism.
Group wants more walkable neighborhoods in Rochester
In Good Health
December 28, 2020 - "We’ve heard for years that unsafe and unwalkable streets are barriers to walking to school, a playground or other place to play," says Mike Bulger, Healthy Communities Coordinator of Common Ground Health.
Vaccine skepticism in communities of color
December 21, 2020 - "I think that having somebody that looks like you is important when receiving information", says Dr. Linda Clark, Sr Health Advisor of Common Ground Health.
38,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine administered in New York State
December 21, 2020 - The State has announced a new Vaccine Equity Task Force that will include Phyllis Jackson, Community Wellness Project Manager of Common Ground Health.