NY Health Information Exchange Strives to Mitigate Childhood Obesity
EHR Intelligence
April 1, 2021 - “A family’s ability to support healthy weight for children is inextricably linked to social determinants of health," says Dina Faticone, Director of Community Health and Engagement at Common Ground Health.
Healthcare systems team up to launch tool to track local child obesity trends
News 10
March 31, 2021 - Common Ground Health and other health organizations announced a new tool with a specific focus on tracking childhood obesity trends, and helping identify communities across the Finger Lakes Region that are struggling with the issue.
How to get a COVID-19 vaccine in NY
The Daily News
March 31, 2021 - Common Ground Health and regional leaders advise the Finger Lakes COVID-19 Vaccine Hub to help ensure equity, transparency, and efficiency in COVID-19 immunizations efforts.
New tracking tool helps communities assess childhood obesity trends
The Batavian
March 31, 2021 - The Community Health Indicators Report, developed by Common Ground Health provides childhood obesity data for 13 counties.
Common Ground Health launches COVID-19 speakers bureau
March 26, 2021 - The Common Ground Health speakers bureau consists of professionals from various backgrounds who volunteer to help educate residents or organizations about COVID-19 and the vaccine.
Common Ground Health launches vaccine speakers bureau
Rochester Business Journal
March 26, 2021 - “We want to share accurate information, so people can make intelligent decisions, said Dr. Linda Clark, senior health advisor at Common Ground Health.
COVID-19 Vaccine Speakers Bureau hopes to cut through misinformation about getting shot
Finger Lakes 1
March 26, 2021 - “There’s a tremendous amount of misinformation and myths being spread about both COVID-19 and the vaccine,” says Dr. Linda Clark, Senior Health Advisor at Common Ground Health.
Resident leaders are blooming in the “Flower City”
Healthiest Cities & Counties
March 25, 2021 - Mike Bulger, Healthy Communities Project Coordinator of Common Ground Health is working with a project team to engage city residents as leaders to impact the overall health of the community.
How much distancing? Schools prepare for full in-person learning, but need state go-ahead
Democrat and Chronicle
March 16, 2021 - The Finger Lakes Reopening Schools Safely Task Force an initiative of Common Ground Health is providing recommendations on returning students to school.
Coronavirus variant detected in Monroe County; vaccines ramping up
March 4, 2021 - Wade Norwood, CEO of Common Ground Health said, it will take more than one round of targeted efforts to get vaccines to people in underserved areas if equitable distribution is going to be achieved.
Monroe County schools racing the clock to fully reopen before summer
WHEC News 10
March 4, 2021 - Common Ground Health's report, Finger Lakes Reopening Schools Safely Task Force data shows little to no COVID-19 transmission in any local school districts.
Monroe County education leader ‘optimistic’ on fully reopening schools before summer
Rochester First
March 3, 2021 - The Finger Lakes Reopening Schools Safely Task Force, an initiative of Common Ground Health released an interim report sharing data collected through this past school year illustrating the little to no COVID-19 transmission in the local school districts.