New community health clinic in Elmira will provide preventative care
WSKG
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.
Health workers hit the streets to boost COVID vaccine rates in low-income neighborhoods
Democrat & Chronicle
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.
Why are COVID cases so high across the Finger Lakes region? Local experts weigh in
Rochester First
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.
EOP receives Community Health Improvement grant
WENY News
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.
New grant to establish new community health clinic in Elmira
WENY News
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.
New School of Health & Human Services at Keuka College
The Chronicle-Express
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.
Newly Vaccinated People to Receive a $100 Gift Card
Genesee Sun
September 16, 2021 - “Offering these thank-you gifts will help overcome those obstacles and enable more people to get the shot," says Wade Norwood CEO of Common Ground Health.
Data released shows the COVID-19 vaccination rate is increasing in Rochester
Finger Lakes 1
September 16, 2021 - “What we have achieved in the city of Rochester is good news, and it shows that our grassroots community-outreach efforts are working,” said Wade Norwood, Common Ground Health CEO
Keuka College Establishes a New School to Meet Today's Mental Health/Social Justice Needs
Keuka College blog
September 16, 2021 - Wade Norwood, CEO of Common Ground Health says, “Poverty cuts lives short across the region.”
Half of eligible Rochester residents have received COVID vaccine
Genesee Sun
September 15, 2021 - “What we have achieved in the city of Rochester is good news, and it shows that our grassroots community-outreach efforts are working,” said Wade Norwood, Common Ground Health CEO.
Report: Half of Rochester residents have been vaccinated against COVID
13 WHAM
September 15, 2021 - Wade Norwood, Common Ground Health CEO says there is still a long way to go to reach the number of people we need to end this pandemic.
Fighting through stigmas: Some say racial disparities have long affected sickle cell funding
WXXI News
September 15, 2021 - In the report “The Color of Health,” Common Ground Health highlights the stark health disparities the Black community faces as a result of racism.