Outreach efforts continue to alleviate skepticism of COVID-19 vaccine
WXXI News
December 29, 2020 - Common Ground Health CEO Wade Norwood, leads the Monroe County COVID-19 Vaccination task force outreach efforts to alleviate public skepticism.
Group wants more walkable neighborhoods in Rochester
In Good Health
December 28, 2020 - "We’ve heard for years that unsafe and unwalkable streets are barriers to walking to school, a playground or other place to play," says Mike Bulger, Healthy Communities Coordinator of Common Ground Health.
Vaccine skepticism in communities of color
Insights
December 21, 2020 - "I think that having somebody that looks like you is important when receiving information", says Dr. Linda Clark, Sr Health Advisor of Common Ground Health.
38,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine administered in New York State
WGRZ 2
December 21, 2020 - The State has announced a new Vaccine Equity Task Force that will include Phyllis Jackson, Community Wellness Project Manager of Common Ground Health.
COVID-19 Vaccines on the Horizon
WXXI News
December 18, 2020 - The way to build trust is through information and relationships says, Wade Norwood, CEO of Common Ground Health.
Salon, barbershop owners step in to help people in need of housing assistance
WXXI News
December 16, 2020 - Debbie Wise, a community health educator for Common Ground Health takes calls for housing assistance from her Irondequoit salon.
Norwood Joins Monroe County Effort to Spread Facts About COVID-19 Vaccines
Minority Reporter
December 16, 2020 - As part of the COVID-19 Vaccination Task Force, Wade Norwood, CEO of Common Ground Health will help Monroe County answer residents’ questions about the vaccine.
Monroe County Forms COVID-19 Vaccination Task Force
Spectrum News
December 16, 2020 - Wade Norwood, CEO of Common Ground Health, will lead a public education campaign to promote the vaccine.
Task force in Monroe County working to educate public about COVID vaccine plan
13 WHAM
December 16, 2020 - Working with the Monroe County Department of Public Health, Wade Norwood, CEO of Common Ground Health is being asked to lead a public education campaign.
Connections: Addressing vaccine mistrust
WXXI News
December 16, 2020 - Jackie Dozier, Community Health & Well-Being Program Manager of Common Ground Health volunteered to be a vaccine trial participant.
Equity, awareness prioritized by Monroe County’s new COVID-19 vaccine task force
Rochester First
December 16, 2020 - Wade Norwood, CEO of Common Ground Health said, “We must respect people’s concerns and respond to their objections."
'High volume of mistrust' awaits vaccine rollout in Rochester minority communities
Democrat and Chronicle
December 16, 2020 - "Fear is normal," Norwood said. "This is a fearful thing that has killed over 300,000 Americans. We meet fear with facts, and with fellowship and with togetherness. And, he added: "This is not a mandatory vaccination. This is voluntary."