How vulnerable are Rochester’s hospitals?
Rochester Beacon
June 30, 2020 - Common Ground Health 's Chief Medical Officer Thomas Mahoney M.D. facilitated talks among the area’s financially challenged rural health systems to seek solutions to problems highlighted by the Berger Commission.
Summer Meals program to be expanded
Rochester Business Journal
June 25, 2020 - Common Ground Health is part of a collaboration to organize and promote Summer Meals.
Livingston County encourages residents to participate in ROC COVID
Livingston County News
June 20, 2020 - Common Ground Health's analysis of collected data from the health survey will allow for an increased understanding of COVID-19.
RBJ Diversity & Inclusion Summit: Going beyond the basics, establishing sustainable methods of inclusivity
Rochester Business Journal
June 17, 2020 - Candice Lucas, Chair of Common Ground Health's African American Health Coalition adds that diversity has to be part of the culture of an organization, not just a program or something on the side.
COVID-19 cases slow in Monroe County, but minorities continue to die at higher rates
WXXI News
June 15, 2020 - In an effort to catch infections sooner and get people to medical care more quickly, Common Ground Health set up screening sites in neighborhoods with a high proportion of racial and ethnic minorities.
Novel project uses University of Rochester technology to track COVID-19
University of Rochester Newscenter
June 11, 2020 - “If we start to see some symptoms tracking upwards in a particular area, or within a particular population, we’ll be able to respond more quickly, " says Albert Blankey COO of Common Ground Health.
Protest during a pandemic? Leaders say it can be good for public health in the long term
Democrat and Chronicle
June 8, 2020 - Policing is not a separate issue from public health, said Wade Norwood, CEO of the Rochester nonprofit Common Ground Health. “We’re going to have to deal with those socioeconomic factors.
Protest during a pandemic? Leaders say it can be good for public health in the long term
WXXI News
June 8, 2020 - “These protests are so important because we will not have better health until we address racism,” said Dr. Linda Clark, Senior Health Advisor of Common Ground Health.
Thriving Forward
Thriving Forward podcast
June 3, 2020 - Erick Stephens, Parent Engagement Coordinator for Healthi Kids at Common Ground Health works to create opportunities for parent engagement efforts in schools .
Check your phone: Daily texts let you take part in COVID-19 symptom tracking project
Democrat and Chronicle
June 3, 2020 - ROC COVID, managed by Common Ground Health, offers a daily text message with a link to the health screening survey.
Monroe County Encouraging Residents To Take Online COVID-19 Survey
Spectrum News
May 27, 2020 - "We don't have equal participation all across our region and we really need to work to get folks in our rural communities as well as in the city of Rochester to participate," says Albert Blankley, Common Ground Health COO.
COVID-19 prescreenings taking place in diverse Rochester neighborhoods
Democrat and Chronicle
May 26, 2020 - Dr. Linda Clark, Senior Health Advisor at Common Ground Health organized free prescreenings designed to educate and screen at-risk city residents for potential coronavirus symptoms.