Advancing Health Equity through Regional Health Planning: Brown & Weinraub’s Lauren Tobias Gains Insights from Wade Norwood, CEO, Common Ground Health
Empire Report
June 14, 2022 - "Effective health planning is the result of collaborative efforts that build community will to tackle racial, ethnic, economic and geographic health inequities," said Wade Norwood, CEO at Common Ground Health.
Common Ground Health Launching Listening Tour W/Indigenous Populations
Seneca Nation
June 10, 2022 - "Building trust with and learning from our local Native communities is our top priority,” said Hannah Shippee, Program Coordinator with Common Ground Health.
Rochester symposium connects health with haircare
June 6, 2022 - The goal of the Get it Done Initiative through Common Ground Health event was to ensure barbers and salon owners know the root issues impacting the wellness of people in their communities.
Rochester symposium connects health with haircare
Rochester First
June 6, 2022 - Hosted by the Get it Done Initiative through Common Ground Health, the event brought together medical experts and haircare professionals to highlight wellness issues affecting communities of color.
Barbers and hair stylists spread awareness about health issues
Rochester First
June 4, 2022 - Phyllis Jackson, Community Wellness Project Manager at Common Ground Health says, "health care is not always done in a clinical setting but in a community setting where people feel more comfortable."
How bad is the baby formula shortage? A Rochester mom had to get help from her international family
June 3, 2022 - “No one should be in this position. No one should have to worry about how to feed their child, period,” said Jenn Beideman, Advocacy Manager at Common Ground Health.
Community health center in Elmira hosts lead screenings for children
June 1, 2022 - The ACCEL clinic is the result of a grant from Common Ground Health, Excellus Blue Cross Blue Shield, Arnot Health, The Chemung County Health Department, and Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine.
City plans to address food deserts in Rochester
June 1, 2022 - "We have seen the loss of supermarkets and the influx of unhealthy products and food retailers and that creates a poor environment for people who are trying to eat healthy," said Mike Bulger, Healthy Communities Coordinator at Common Ground Health.
Common Ground Health CEO talks about the need to improve health equity in the Rochester-Finger Lakes area
In Good Health
May 17, 2022 - Common Ground Health’s mission focuses on the region’s health issues; research, data, analytics; reports and studies such as The Color of Health, Overloaded and My Health Story, says CEO, Wade Norwood.
How JOSANA neighbors are working to improve pedestrian safety
May 17, 2022 - The Complete Streets Makeover Project brought together Common Ground Health's Healthi Kids initiative as well as local community members to improve pedestrian safety in a local neighborhood.
Street makeover projects continue to improve Rochester's safety
May 14, 2022 - The Healthi Kids Coalition, convened by Common Ground Health and a team of collaborative partners joined together for the Complete Streets Makeover project.
Building a food system that serves all
Rochester Beacon
April 28, 2022 - “We heard from diverse voices, and they reinforced our belief that the best local FPC would be one that has participation from a wide range of stakeholders,” said, Mike Bulger, Healthy Communities Project Coordinator of Common Ground Health.