Local campaign spreads youth mental health resources across FLX; Juneteenth celebrations
13 WHAM
July 14, 2021 - Phyllis Jackson, Community Wellness Project Manager of Common Ground Health says data confirms COVID has exacerbated issues of mental health among teens.
Common Ground Health Report Reveals Racism At Center Of Public Health Crisis
WSKG
July 12, 2021 - Dr. Linda Clark, CMO of Common Ground Health said , "I am painfully aware of the need to inspire, recruit, train, and retain more health care professionals of color in our community.”
“The Color of Health” from Common Ground Health Focuses on Impacts of Racial Inequity in Healthcare
WDKX
July 10, 2021 - Common Ground Health's report "The Color of Heath" focuses on the toll of racism on Black lives in the greater Rochester area.
Black communities face dramatic health disparities, new report offers solutions
Rochester First
July 9, 2021 - "At every social economically level, black people are dying younger than their similar situated white counterparts,” said Wade Norwood, CEO of Common Ground Health.
Common Ground Health report takes look at racial bias, its effects on Rochester
Spectrum News
July 9, 2021 - "Structural racism is literally stealing the breath from the Black community,” said Wade Norwood, Common Ground Health CEO.
Report: Racism responsible for illness, short lives among Rochester African Americans
Rochester Business Journal
July 9, 2021 - "Health equity strategy must focus beyond the four walls of the medical clinic,” Wade Norwood, CEO of Common Ground Health said.
'Color of Health' report focuses on impacts of racial inequity in healthcare
13 WHAM
July 9, 2021 - “Health equity must focus beyond the four walls of the medical clinic, and The Color of Health is a report that does just that," said Wade Norwood, CEO of Common Ground Health.
Report Calls Racism a Public Health Crisis
Minority Reporter
July 9, 2021 - “Health shouldn’t be Black or brown or white,” said Rev. Sebrone Johnson of the African American Health Coalition, an initiative of Common Ground Health.
Common Ground Health releases report on racism's impact on Black health
WHEC News 10
July 9, 2021 - Wade Norwood, CEO of Common Ground Health says that the level of treatment for health care should not come down to the color of one's skin.
New local vaccine incentive puts ROC Summer Soul Festival tickets up for grabs
Rochester First
July 8, 2021 - Common Ground Health in conjunction with other partners will be entering anyone attending a sponsored vaccine clinic a chance to win ROC Summer Soul Fest tickets.
Connections: An update on the state of vaccinations in New York State
WXXI News
June 29, 2021 - Transportation and distance are barriers to healthcare access in rural areas says Wade Norwood, CEO of Common Ground Health.
United Way, local businesses provide Finger Lakes COVID-19 Vaccination Program with $1 million
Spectrum News
June 28, 2021 - Wade Norwood, CEO of Common Ground Health says "We've got to do a better job of communicating with people."