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December 27, 2021 - “We want outdoor enthusiasts across the Finger Lakes region to know that there is still time to get the first COVID vaccine and enter the sweepstakes,” said Dina Faticone, chief program officer, Common Ground Health.
Governor Hochul offers lifetime hunting, fishing license as grand prize in COVID-19 vaccine incentive program
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December 26, 2021 - “Common Ground applauds Governor Hochul for creating this fun incentive to try to get more shots in people’s arms, which is a critical part of overcoming this pandemic," says Dina Faticone, chief program officer of Common Ground Health.
December 20, 2021 - Dr. Linda Clark, CMO of Common Ground Health said, “One person has a lot of power on being able to fight this virus.”
December 2, 2021 - “We all have a vested interest in ensuring the continuation of services for those who are most in need, particularly seniors and children," says Wade Norwood, CEO of Common Ground Health.
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November 29, 2021 - Melissa Wendland, Director of Strategic Initiatives at Common Ground Health says, "The challenge is competition for competent and qualified staff is fierce, and the associate cost to attract and retain staff is unsustainable."
November 10, 2021 - The Elmira Economic Opportunity Program's new community health center is the result of a grant from Common Ground Health and other community partners.
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November 10, 2021 - "We don’t wait for people to come to us. We go to them," said Jackie Dozier, Community Health & Well-Being Program Manager of Common Ground Health.
November 9, 2021 - “Where you see fewer precautions being taken, like masking, and social distancing, you tend to see increases in cases", says Albert Blankley, COO of Common Ground Health.
November 3, 2021 - The Elmira Economic Opportunity Program plans to build a new Community Health Clinic. The project, which was called for in Common Ground Health’s Elmira Rapid Health Impact Assessment, was funded with a grant from Excellus BlueCross BlueShield.
November 2, 2021 - Common Ground Health's Rapid Health Impact Assessment (HIA) recommendations for the City of Elmira included expanding health screening services as well as addressing housing-related health disparities in asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and lead exposure.
September 24, 2021 - According to Common Ground Health, the region’s aging population, recruitment and retention challenges in local health care facilities, and poverty create the need for increased numbers of health, OT, and social work professionals.
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September 16, 2021 - Wade Norwood, CEO of Common Ground Health says, “Poverty cuts lives short across the region.”