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.
Why can't I sign up for Saturday's pop-up COVID vaccine clinics?
WHEC News 10
February 4, 2021 - Pop-up COVID vaccine clinics specifically meant for people in vulnerable, hard-to-reach communities will be contacted by Common Ground Health and partners.
Monroe County COVID toll reaches 1,000, CVS to soon start offering vaccines
Democrat and Chronicle
February 4, 2021 - Common Ground Health, local churches, city and county officials are contacting eligible people directly through door-to-door visits for pop-up clinics.
Vaccine acceptance challenged by long history of injustice, conspiracy theories
WSKG
February 3, 2021 - "It’s been my engagement with the medical community with the science and learning about the process that allows me to be eager to get my vaccine,” said Wade Norwood, CEO of Common Ground Health.
Vaccine acceptance challenged by long history of injustice, conspiracy theories
WXXI News
February 3, 2021 - “I am very concerned about misinformation and conspiracy theories,” said Wade Norwood, CEO of Common Ground Health.
400 doses for 4,000 people: Front-line clinics struggle with COVID vaccination supplies
Democrat and Chronicle
February 1, 2021 - Community-based health systems operating in under-served areas are essential in the vaccination equity effort, said CEO Wade Norwood of Common Ground Health.
Vaccine Task Force co-chair says suggestion donors could jump vaccine line is ‘slap in the face'
WXXI News
January 30, 2021 - Wade Norwood, CEO of Common Ground Health responds to an email mistakenly indicating that major donors to the hospital system would be given special access to the COVID-19 vaccine.
Seneca Towers seniors get vaccine in pop-up clinic
WHEC News 10
January 30, 2021 - Senior residents of Seneca Towers received the COVID-19 vaccine due to the collaborative efforts of Common Ground Health and others.