Tami Best: CSA shares are a good way to shop local
Democrat and Chronicle
March 17, 2015 - Save money, get fresh produce and try out new foods. Finger Lakes Health System Agency’s Healthy Worksites Coordinator Tami Best explains how in a column about community-supported agriculture.
Rochester Anti-Poverty Task Force gets underway
March 9, 2015 - Finger Lakes Health System Agency’s Chief Program Officer Wade Norwood thanked Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul for her presence and Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s support of anti-poverty efforts during a panel discussion March 5 in Rochester.
Rochester fight against poverty needs help
Democrat and Chronicle
March 5, 2015 - Wade Norwood, Finger Lakes Health Systems Agency's chief program officer, told Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul and about 20 members of Gov. Andrew Cuomo's administration who are part of a task force to combat poverty, that their participation in a new anti-poverty initiative represents a new level of coordination.
Tami Best: Snack wisely, exercise daily
Democrat and Chronicle
March 3, 2015 - Tami Best, Finger Lakes Health Systems Healthy Worksites Coordinator, shares tips for healthy snacking and making exercise part of a routine.
Rochester Regional to put primary care on RIT campus
Democrat and Chronicle
February 28, 2015 - Rochester Regional Health System has applied to the state Department of Health to open a primary care clinic on the Rochester Institute of Technology campus. Dr. Thomas Mahoney, chief medical officer of regional health planning at Finger Lakes Health Systems Agency, said the clinic would help RIT employees establish primary care.
Tami Best: Cut down on colorectal cancer risks
Democrat and Chronicle
February 17, 2015 - Tami Best, Finger Lakes Health Systems Healthy Worksites Coordinator discusses ways to reduce the risk of colon cancer.
How do we improve downtown parking?
February 12, 2015 - Finger Lakes Health Systems transportation specialist, Elizabeth Murphy says to think biking and walking as a way to free up more downtown parking.
Connections: Parking in Rochester
February 12, 2015 - Listen to Elizabeth Murphy join in the discussion about ways to improve downtown parking on WXXI's Connections with Evan Dawson.
Tami Best: Heart healthy foods
Democrat and Chronicle
February 4, 2015 - Finger Lakes Health Systems Agency's Tami Best talks about heart-healthy food.
Hundreds attend event on 'Rochester's Crisis of Poverty'
Rochester Business Journal
January 29, 2015 - Pointing to the Buffalo Billion that Gov. Andrew Cuomo has earmarked for Buffalo, Wade Norwood, FLHSA director of community engagement, urged hundreds at an RBJ gathering to press Albany for more assistance.
"Community Store" Opens on Jay Street, Offering Healthier Fare
January 20, 2015 - Foodlink has teamed up with a business owner on Rochester's Northwest side to turn an existing corner store into what they're calling a "community store."
Request for state funds led to anti-poverty task force
Democrat and Chronicle
January 20, 2015 - A request for the state to fund one agency's work with the needy became Rochester's marching orders to devise a new way to end poverty.