Pay raises, career programs among changes announced for Monroe Community Hospital staff
April 26, 2021 - Monroe County has enlisted Common Ground Health to create a long-term care task force to examine major issues that facilities are facing, including recruitment, training and staff diversity.
CDC: 8% of people skipping second COVID-19 vaccine shot
Spectrum News
April 26, 2021 - Wade Norwood, CEO of Common Ground Health believes more information is needed to understand why people are not getting their second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.
Bello announces efforts to improve staffing retention, career pipeline at Monroe Community Hospital
Rochester First
April 26, 2021 - Wade Norwood, CEO of Common Ground Health said, “While our community’s older-adult population continues to grow significantly, the long-term care system has not kept pace."
County making new efforts to improve retention at Monroe Community Hospital
WHEC News 10
April 26, 2021 - Monroe County Executive Adam Bello along with Common Ground Health, and other partners announced new efforts to improve staffing retention at Monroe Community Hospital.
Community conversation for Indigenous People on COVID vaccine coming to the Finger Lakes this month
Finger Lakes 1
April 22, 2021 - “There’s been so much talk in the local media about vaccine equity, but Indigenous people have been largely left out of those conversations,” says Hannah Shippee, Program Coordinator at Common Ground Health.
Walk-ins now accepted for all eligible residents at all Monroe County COVID-19 vaccination sites
Rochester First
April 22, 2021 - “At the heart of vaccine hesitancy and at the heart of vaccine system navigation is information,” said Wade Norwood, CEO of Common Ground Health.
Connections: An update on vaccine distribution from the Finger Lakes Vaccine Task Force
April 20, 2021 - Wade Norwood, CEO of Common Ground Health says, "we should be maximizing easy and maximizing convenient."
Geneva Zonta Club honors Beer, Devlin
Finger Lakes Times
April 17, 2021 - Mary Beer, a member of the Common Ground Health Metrics Advisory Committee was honored by the Geneva Zonta Club for her dedicated service to Ontario county.
A bid to boost COVID vaccinations
Rochester Beacon
April 5, 2021 - “There is a tremendous amount of misinformation and myths circulating. We want to share accurate information,” says Dr. Linda Clark, Senior Health Advisor of Common Ground Health.
NY Health Information Exchange Strives to Mitigate Childhood Obesity
EHR Intelligence
April 1, 2021 - “A family’s ability to support healthy weight for children is inextricably linked to social determinants of health," says Dina Faticone, Director of Community Health and Engagement at Common Ground Health.
How to get a COVID-19 vaccine in NY
The Daily News
March 31, 2021 - Common Ground Health and regional leaders advise the Finger Lakes COVID-19 Vaccine Hub to help ensure equity, transparency, and efficiency in COVID-19 immunizations efforts.
Healthcare systems team up to launch tool to track local child obesity trends
News 10
March 31, 2021 - Common Ground Health and other health organizations announced a new tool with a specific focus on tracking childhood obesity trends, and helping identify communities across the Finger Lakes Region that are struggling with the issue.