COVID-19 vaccination efforts ramp up with the help of volunteers
WXXI News
February 27, 2021 - “Communities of color and other residents from disadvantaged neighborhoods do not have the tools, time and transportation needed to navigate the vaccine systems that have been created,” said Wade Norwood, CEO of Common Ground Health.
Common Ground Health helps Rochester residents sign up for vaccine
13 WHAM
February 27, 2021 - Common Ground Health volunteers went door to door on Saturday, handing out information on transportation and offering vaccine appointments.
RBJ’s Power 100 List 2021
Rochester Business Journal
February 26, 2021 - Wade Norwood named in RBJ's Power 100 list for the impact his work is making in Rochester.
Finger Lakes Health provided $11.72 million in charity care during 2019
Finger Lakes 1
February 25, 2021 - Common Ground Health oversees the Regional Blood Pressure Registry in an effort to increase the percentage of patients with hypertension who have controlled their blood pressure.
Bello, Dr. Mendoza: New mass vaccination site in Rochester is a ‘game changer’
Rochester First
February 25, 2021 - Wade Norwood, CEO of Common Ground Health says the vaccine site at Hawkeye is an opportunity for us to advance our drive to health equity.”
How a program to support Latino caregivers may have discovered a new wave of patients
WXXI News
February 24, 2021 - Phyllis Jackson, Community Wellness Project Manager at Common Ground Health says, "caregiver needs are similar nationwide: support, respite and education."
Mass vaccination site to open at former Kodak Hawkeye lot in Rochester
13 WHAM
February 17, 2021 - “This is a bold move, it’s a necessary move, and it’s a cause for celebration today," said Wade Norwood, CEO of Common Ground Health.
Uber, Walgreens partner to offer free rides to vaccination sites in some underserved communities
WHEC News 10
February 11, 2021 - Transportation and access have always been a problem for lower-income rural residents, says Wade Norwood CEO of Common Ground Health.
Vaccine demand outweighs supply: Similar issues persist in war against COVID-19
Rochester First
February 10, 2021 - Wade Norwood of Common Ground Health joins Adam Bello to reiterate that vaccine supply remains low, and demand high.
Local officials urge patience as vaccine eligibility expands
WXXI News
February 10, 2021 - Wade Norwood, CEO of Common Ground Health says he is pleased with the ‘pop-up’ vaccination efforts that have been going on locally.
Pop-up COVID vaccine clinic held at Rochester Riverside Convention Center
WHEC News 10
February 6, 2021 - "Common Ground Health was asked to reach out to our faith communities," said Jackie Dozier, Program Manager at Common Ground Health.
Why you can't make an appointment at Rochester's popup vaccine clinic
Democrat and Chronicle
February 5, 2021 - People cannot schedule appointments for pop up clinics. Eligible people will be contacted by Common Ground Health, local churches and city and county officials.