Rochester officials unveil new downtown play walk extension
WHEC News 10
May 5, 2021 - "The Ripple" is an interactive attraction that is part of the downtown play walk made possible by Common Ground's Healthi Kids initiative.
Connections: Introducing the Community Counseling Circle
WXXI News
May 3, 2021 - Phyllis Jackson, Community Wellness Project Manager of Common Ground Health says, "We need to teach people to be managers of their own health."
Monroe Community Hospital takes steps to address staffing problems
WXXI News
April 26, 2021 - Common Ground Health to convene a long-term care task force to address the nursing home staffing crisis.
Why some people may be skipping their second COVID-19 vaccine
Rochester First
April 26, 2021 - “Our job is to make sure that we continue to do the hard work of reaching our neighbors, finding out what our their concerns, fears, what are their information needs, and then making sure we respond,” Wade Norwood, CEO of Common Ground Health said.
CDC: 8% of people skipping second COVID-19 vaccine shot
Spectrum News
April 26, 2021 - Wade Norwood, CEO of Common Ground Health believes more information is needed to understand why people are not getting their second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.
CDC: 8% of people skipping second COVID-19 vaccine shot
Spectrum News
April 26, 2021 - “The important thing is to get that second shot in the window of the first shot, so that the regiment has the efficacy and the safety that we know of the clinical trials,” said Wade Norwood, CEO of Common Ground Health.
Pay raises, career programs among changes announced for Monroe Community Hospital staff
13 WHAM
April 26, 2021 - Monroe County has enlisted Common Ground Health to create a long-term care task force to examine major issues that facilities are facing, including recruitment, training and staff diversity.
County implements plans to attract, retain hospital staff
Rochester Business Journal
April 26, 2021 - “While our community’s older-adult population continues to grow significantly, the long-term care system has not kept pace,” Common Ground CEO Wade Norwood said.
County making new efforts to improve retention at Monroe Community Hospital
WHEC News 10
April 26, 2021 - Monroe County Executive Adam Bello along with Common Ground Health, and other partners announced new efforts to improve staffing retention at Monroe Community Hospital.
Bello announces efforts to improve staffing retention, career pipeline at Monroe Community Hospital
Rochester First
April 26, 2021 - Wade Norwood, CEO of Common Ground Health said, “While our community’s older-adult population continues to grow significantly, the long-term care system has not kept pace."
Community conversation for Indigenous People on COVID vaccine coming to the Finger Lakes this month
Finger Lakes 1
April 22, 2021 - “There’s been so much talk in the local media about vaccine equity, but Indigenous people have been largely left out of those conversations,” says Hannah Shippee, Program Coordinator at Common Ground Health.
Walk-ins now accepted for all eligible residents at all Monroe County COVID-19 vaccination sites
Rochester First
April 22, 2021 - “At the heart of vaccine hesitancy and at the heart of vaccine system navigation is information,” said Wade Norwood, CEO of Common Ground Health.