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.
Common Ground Health releases report on racism's impact on Black health
WHEC News 10
July 9, 2021 - Wade Norwood, CEO of Common Ground Health says that the level of treatment for health care should not come down to the color of one's skin.
Common Ground Health report takes look at racial bias, its effects on Rochester
Spectrum News
July 9, 2021 - "Structural racism is literally stealing the breath from the Black community,” said Wade Norwood, Common Ground Health CEO.
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.
New local vaccine incentive puts ROC Summer Soul Festival tickets up for grabs
Rochester First
July 8, 2021 - Common Ground Health in conjunction with other partners will be entering anyone attending a sponsored vaccine clinic a chance to win ROC Summer Soul Fest tickets.
The pandemic’s racial disparities
Rochester Beacon
July 1, 2021 - “Overall, it’s really an issue of access, so we’ve to do work to bring vaccines to those communities,” Albert Blankley COO of Common Ground Health says.
Rochester City School District to receive money from opioid class action settlements
Democrat and Chronicle
June 29, 2021 - Statistics compiled by Common Ground Health from 2014-16 show that urban residents were most likely to visit the emergency room for opioid overdose.
Connections: An update on the state of vaccinations in New York State
WXXI News
June 29, 2021 - Transportation and distance are barriers to healthcare access in rural areas says Wade Norwood, CEO of Common Ground Health.
$1 million raised for Finger Lakes COVID-19 Vaccination Program to boost vaccination rates
Rochester First
June 28, 2021 - “We know that the average COVID vaccination rate for our region masks huge disparities", says Wade Norwood, CEO of Common Ground Health.
$1 million awarded to take COVID-19 vaccine outreach ‘to the streets
WXXI News
June 28, 2021 - Common Ground Health CEO Wade Norwood says, the new round of funding is vital.
United Way, local businesses provide Finger Lakes COVID-19 Vaccination Program with $1 million
Spectrum News
June 28, 2021 - Wade Norwood, CEO of Common Ground Health says "We've got to do a better job of communicating with people."
Sharing the WARMTH – Common Ground Health – June 21, 2021
Warm 101.3
June 21, 2021 - Hannah Shippee, Program Coordinator of Common Ground Health says, "Teens are experts on being teens, they know what's important to them."