New vaccine campaign highlights those who overcame hesitancy, health leaders
Rochester First
August 9, 2021 - Local organizations teaming together for the "You deserve Answers" campaign include Common Ground Health, CauseWave Community Partners, as well as other local health leaders.
Racial disparities in health care, cardiovascular outcomes
Rochester Business Journal
August 3, 2021 - Dr. Linda Clark, CMO of Common Ground Health, says the existence of racial disparities in health outcomes is well documented.
Monroe County Health Dept., local health systems implementing vaccine-or-test requirement
13 WHAM
August 2, 2021 - "I am proud of the meaningful progress we've made in expanding equitable access to vaccines across the region," Common Ground Health CEO Wade Norwood said.
A look at community ambassadors' role in the vaccine effort
WHEC News 10
July 27, 2021 - Common Ground Health ambassadors are working to get more people vaccinated.
'Shots at the Shop' offers vaccine shots, information to visitors
13 WHAM
July 19, 2021 - The “Shots in the Shop” initiative was supported by Common Ground Health by giving gift cards to visitors who chose to get their shots.
Local campaign spreads youth mental health resources across FLX; Juneteenth celebrations
13 WHAM
July 14, 2021 - Phyllis Jackson, Community Wellness Project Manager of Common Ground Health says data confirms COVID has exacerbated issues of mental health among teens.
Common Ground Health Report Reveals Racism At Center Of Public Health Crisis
WSKG
July 12, 2021 - Dr. Linda Clark, CMO of Common Ground Health said , "I am painfully aware of the need to inspire, recruit, train, and retain more health care professionals of color in our community.”
“The Color of Health” from Common Ground Health Focuses on Impacts of Racial Inequity in Healthcare
WDKX
July 10, 2021 - Common Ground Health's report "The Color of Heath" focuses on the toll of racism on Black lives in the greater Rochester area.
Common Ground Health Report Analyzes Racial Prejudice
Compsmag
July 10, 2021 - "If you are Black, whether you live on the financial edge or enjoy a six-figure salary, the fact that you are more likely to die earlier than your white counterparts tells us that what’s going on with regard to health cuts across class lines, says Wade Norwood CEO of Common Ground Health.
Report: Racism responsible for illness, short lives among Rochester African Americans
Rochester Business Journal
July 9, 2021 - "Health equity strategy must focus beyond the four walls of the medical clinic,” Wade Norwood, CEO of Common Ground Health said.
Black communities face dramatic health disparities, new report offers solutions
Rochester First
July 9, 2021 - "At every social economically level, black people are dying younger than their similar situated white counterparts,” said Wade Norwood, CEO of Common Ground Health.
'Color of Health' report focuses on impacts of racial inequity in healthcare
13 WHAM
July 9, 2021 - “Health equity must focus beyond the four walls of the medical clinic, and The Color of Health is a report that does just that," said Wade Norwood, CEO of Common Ground Health.