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.
Connections: An update on the state of vaccinations in New York State
June 29, 2021 - Transportation and distance are barriers to healthcare access in rural areas says Wade Norwood, CEO of Common Ground Health.
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.
$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.
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."
$1 million awarded to take COVID-19 vaccine outreach ‘to the streets
June 28, 2021 - Common Ground Health CEO Wade Norwood says, the new round of funding is vital.
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."
How resident-led advocacy in Rochester, N.Y. is creating a more playful city
The Avenue
June 10, 2021 - Jenn Beideman, Advocacy Manager at Common Ground Health continues to push for equitable implementation and access to neighborhood play and park access in Rochester.
MCMS Doctor's Advice Magazine
June 8, 2021 - Dr. Linda Clark, CMO of Common Ground Health points to the determinants of health, like housing, environment, economic stability, food availability and more as implications of inequities.
Free admission, parking to Strong Museum for Juneteenth celebration
Rochester First
June 8, 2021 - Common Ground Health is offering free COVID-19 vaccinations with no appointments necessary.
MCMS announces Edward Mott Moore Award winners
The Post
June 4, 2021 - Phyllis Jackson, Community Wellness Project Manager of Common Ground Health recognized for her dedication to the community.