'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."
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.
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.
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.
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.
Free COVID-19 rapid testing sites open for underserved communities in city of Rochester
News 8 Rochester First
December 12, 2020 - “We’re doing a lot of the education," says Linda Clark, Sr. Health Advisor of Common Ground Health.
More Rapid COVID-19 Testing Taking Place in Rochester
Spectrum News
December 12, 2020 - "We're matching that testing with education," says Linda Clark, Sr. Health Advisor of Common Ground Health.
City of Rochester runs walk-up COVID testing to reach 'underserved' communities
WHEC News 10
December 12, 2020 - Linda Clark, Sr. Health Advisor of Common Ground Health wants to make sure people who might have trouble getting to existing screening sites have somewhere to get tested.
Governor Cuomo Issues Letter to Secretary of Health and Human Services Urging Equity and Expeditious Distribution of COVID-19 Vaccine Program
New York State
December 10, 2020 - COVID-19 vaccine distribution plan causes concern for community leaders, including Wade Norwood, CEO of Common Ground Health.
Governor Cuomo Issues Letter to Secretary of Health and Human Services Urging Equity and Expeditious Distribution of COVID-19 Vaccine Program
The Constitution/Urban CNY News
December 10, 2020 - Wade Norwood, CEO of Common Ground Health joins community leaders in their concern to ensure vaccination efforts are expeditious and fair to underserved communities.
Newly Released Community Health Indicator Data Available
Roc Health Data
December 10, 2020 - Common Ground Health and Rochester RHIO 's collaborative work has resulted in making community health data available to the public.
Equity and Expeditious Distribution of COVID-19 Vaccine Program
EIN Presswire
December 10, 2020 - Wade Norwood, Common Ground Health CEO urges equitable distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine to communities hit hardest by the pandemic.