REPORT: Finger Lakes schools were able to remain open, infection-free thanks to safety measures.
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March 2, 2021 - “The health and safety measures we have implemented are protecting students, and we will further our efforts until schools are able to reopen more fully for in-person learning," says Wade Norwood, CEO of Common Ground Health.
Local Safety Measures Kept Schools Open and Safe During COVID Crisis, Regional Task Force Reports
Greater Rochester Chamber of Congress
March 2, 2021 - “The health and safety measures we have implemented are protecting students," says Wade Norwood, CEO of Common Ground Health.
Mass vaccination clinic opens in Rochester
13 WHAM
March 2, 2021 - "This is just one piece of that equation and just making sure residents can maximize the opportunities we’re really pushing," said Dr. Linda Clark, Senior Health Advisor at Common Ground Health.
Vaccine task force explains efforts to fill open appointments at Kodak Hawkeye site
WHEC News 10
March 1, 2021 - “It's providing information about the vaccines themselves, what's in them how they were developed because we know that there were concerns about all those things particularly in these communities,” says Albert Blankley, COO of Common Ground Health.
Social inequities exacerbate COVID-19 pandemic's racial gaps
City News
March 1, 2021 - "Structural racism and poverty are the root of each health disparity, " says Wade Norwood, CEO of Common Ground Health.
City of Rochester takes steps to help residents register for COVID-19 vaccines
Spectrum News
March 1, 2021 - Albert Blankley, COO of Common Ground Health says nearly 100 volunteers are going door-to-door, informing residents of what services are available, and helping them get registered and get access to transportation too.
Work continues to get underserved vaccinated
WHEC News 10
February 27, 2021 - Jackie Dozier, Community Health & Well-Being Program Manager of Common Ground Health says today's efforts is about raising awareness for black and latino communities.
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
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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.”