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African-American History in Health Care – When white folks catch a cold, black folks catch pneumonia

African American Women Continue to Die at Higher Rates from Breast Cancer

African-American Women Face Higher Risk of Death from Breast Cancer

African Americans Can Do More to Reduce Tobacco-Related Illnesses

Care The Way You Want It: Cultural Humility in Health Care Providers

Do You See Me? Racism, Implicit Bias and Their Effects on Health

DSRIP 101: Strengthening the Medicaid Safety Net

Getting healthy by getting involved with your care

Health Checkup: Keep kids active, learning in summer

Health Literacy: What Is It And Why Is It Important To Me?

Is Incarceration a Catalyst for Worsening Health?

Know Your HIV Status

Knowing signs of opioid addiction can save a life

Leadership Needed from the African-American Faith-Based Community

Medicaid is Vital for Health Services

The opioid epidemic: how to help people with addiction

The Social Determinants of Health: Your Zip Code Matters

What Can We Do to Prevent STDs?

Where You Live Can Significantly Impact Your Health

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160/100 Hypertension Rates

Access to Care Metrics: Latino vs White

Access to Care

Activity Limitations among Older Adults

Activity Limitations, Self-Reported

Adult With a Checkup in Past Year

Adults With a Regular Health Care Provider

Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACES): Three or More

African-American Population % of Population within ZIP Code

African-American Population

Age Group by Race/Ethnicity

Age Group by Race/Ethnicity

Alcohol-Related Disorders: Inpatient Visit Rate by Race/Ethnicity and Geography

Alcohol-Related Disorders: Inpatient Visit Rate by Race/Ethnicity

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Alzheimer's Dementia among Older Adults

Anxiety/Depression/Stress: ED & Inpatient Visit Rate by Geography & Socioeconomic Status, White Population

Anxiety/Depression/Stress: ED & Inpatient Visit Rate by Geography & Socioeconomic Status

Anxiety/Depression/Stress: ED & Inpatient Visit Rate by Race/Ethnicity & Socioeconomic Status

Anxiety/Depression/Stress: ED & Inpatient Visit Rate by Race/Ethnicity

Anxiety/Depression/Stress: Inpatient Visit Rate by Race/Ethnicity

Arthritis among Older Adults

Assault-Driven Emergency Department Visit Rate by Race/Ethnicity, Geography and Socioeconomic Status

Assault-Driven Emergency Department Visit Rate by Race/Ethnicity

Assault-Related Emergency Department Visit Rate

Asthma among Older Adults

Asthma-Driven ED Visit Rate by Race/Ethnicity and Geography

Asthma-Driven ED Visit Rate by Race/Ethnicity and Socioeconomic Status

Asthma-Driven ED Visit Rate

Asthma-Driven Emergency Department Visit Rates

Asthma Emergency Department Visit Rate vs Healthy Home Index by Tract

Asthma Prevalence (% of Adults)

Asthma Rates

Behavioral Health-Related ED & Inpatient Visit Rate by Socioeconomic Status & Geography

Behavioral Health-Related ED & Inpatient Visit Rate by Socioeconomic Status & Race/Ethnicity

Behavioral Health-Related ED Visit Rate, Diagnosis & Gender

Behavioral Health-Related ED Visit Rate, Diagnosis & Race/Ethnicity

Behavioral Health-Related ED Visit Rates for Children, Diagnosis & Gender

Behavioral Health-Related ED Visit Rates for Children, Diagnosis & Race/Ethnicity

Behavioral Health-Related Inpatient Visit Rate by Geography

Behavioral Health-Related Inpatient Visit Rate by Race/Ethnicity

Behavioral Health-Related Inpatient Visit Rate, Diagnosis & Gender

Behavioral Health-Related Inpatient Visit Rate, Diagnosis & Race/Ethnicity

Behavioral Health-Related Inpatient Visit Rates for Children, Diagnosis & Gender

Behavioral Health-Related Inpatient Visit Rates for Children, Diagnosis & Race/Ethnicity

Behavioral Health

Binge Drinking Rates

Blood Pressure Medication Rates

Breast Cancer Incidence and Years of Potential Life Lost Rates by Race/Ethnicity, Female

Breast Cancer Screening Rates, Females

Breast Cancer: Years of Potential Life Lost Rate by Race/Ethnicity & Socioeconomic Status, Female

Breast Cancer: Years of Potential Life Lost Rates by Race/Ethnicity, Female

Breast Cancer: Years of Potential Life Lost Rates by Socioeconomic Status, Female

Cancer among Older Adults

Cancer: Years of Potential Life Lost Rate by Race/Ethnicity

Cancer

Caregiving by Income

Caregiving by Sex

Cause of Disparity in Rate of Years of Potential Life Lost African-American vs White (not Latino), Female

Cause of Disparity in Rate of Years of Potential Life Lost African-American vs White (not Latino) - Male

Cause of Disparity in Rate of Years of Potential Life Lost African-American vs White (not Latino)

Cause of Disparity in Rate of Years of Potential Life Lost SES 1 vs SES 5

Causes of Infant Mortality

Cervical Cancer Incidence and Years of Potential Life Lost Rates by Race/Ethnicity, Female

Cervical Cancer Screening Rates

Change in Black (non-Hispanic) Population by Geography

Change in Hispanic Population by Geography

Change in Top Causes of Premature Mortality for Latino Population

Change in White (non-Hispanic) Population by Geography

Childhood Obesity by Geography

Childhood Obesity by Socioeconomic Status

Childhood Obesity Rate (BMI ≥ 30)

Chronic Conditions

Chronic Disease Prevalence and Preventable Inpatient Visit (PQI) Rates: Latino vs White

Colorectal Cancer Incidence and Years of Potential Life Lost: Latino vs White

Colorectal Cancer Incidence and Years of Potential Life Lost Rates by Race/Ethnicity

Colorectal Cancer Screening Rates

Commonly Prescribed Opioid Overdose Inpatient & ED Visits by Race/Ethnicity & Age

COPD, Emphysema and Chronic Bronchitis among Older Adults

COPD, Emphysema and Chronic Bronchitis Rates

Daily Fruit Consumption Rates

Daily Sugar Drink Consumption Rates

Daily Vegetable Consumption Rates

Dental Health

Dental Office Visit within Last 12 Months, Adults

Dentist Visit in Last Year

Depressive Disorder and Poor Mental Health among Older Adults

Depressive Disorders Rates

Diabetes among Older Adults

Diabetes (% of Adults)

Diabetes Prevalence and Preventable Inpatient Visit (PQI) Rates

Diabetes Preventable (PQI) Inpatient Visit Rate by Socioeconomic Status & Geography

Diabetes Preventable (PQI) Inpatient Visit Rate by Socioeconomic Status & Race/Ethnicity

Diabetes Preventable (PQI) Inpatient Visit Rates by Race/Ethnicity

Diabetes Rates

Diabetes Testing Rates

Difficulties among Older Adults by Age Group

Drug Overdose: Years of Potential Life Lost

E-Cigarettes Usage Rates

ED Visit Rates for Behavioral Health Conditions: Latino vs White

Engaged in Binge Drinking One or More Times During the Past 30 Days

Engaged in Physical Fight in Past Year

Errand Limitations among Older Adults

Errand Limitations, Self-Reported

Ever Engaged in Sexual Intercourse, Males

Excellent, Very Good or Good Health Rate, Self-Reported

Family and Other Adult Support

First Trimester Prenatal Care by Race/Ethnicity

Flu Vaccination Rates

Food Insecurity by Geography

Food Insecurity by Income

Food Insecurity by Insurance Type

Food Insecurity by Socioeconomic Status & Geography

Food Insecurity by Socioeconomic Status

Food Insecurity by ZIP Code

Food Insecurity Rate by Census Tract

Food Insecurity Rate by Location

Geographic Populations by Race/Ethnicity

Geography Classification by ZIP Code

Had Sexual Intercourse with Four or More Partners in Lifetime, Males

Health Behaviors

Health Indicators by Financial Stress

Health Indicators by Housing Status

Health Inequity Causes Premature Death

Health Insurance Coverage by Income and Race/Ethnicity

Health Insurance Coverage Rates

Health Professional Shortage Areas: Dental Health

Health Professional Shortage Areas: Mental Health

Health Professional Shortage Areas: Primary Care

Healthy Home Index (Rental Property Average)

Heart Disease among Older Adults

Heart Disease: Years of Potential Life Lost Rate by Race/Ethnicity & Socioeconomic Status

Heart Disease: Years of Potential Life Lost Rate by Race/Ethnicity

Heart Disease: Years of Potential Life Lost Rate by Socioeconomic Status

Heroin Overdose Inpatient & ED Visits by Race/Ethnicity & Age

High Blood Pressure (% of Adults)

High Blood Pressure Rates

High School Students With a Check-up in the Past Year

Households without Vehicle by ZIP Code

Households without Vehicle

Housing Cost-Burdened Older Adults

Housing Insecurity Rates

High School Graduation Rates Trended by Race/Ethnicity

High School Graduation Rates by Race/Ethnicity and District Needs

High School Graduation Rates by Race/Ethnicity in Monroe County

High School Graduation Rates by Race/Ethnicity

Student Proficiency Rates: 3rd Grade English Language Arts (ELA) and Math by Economic Status

Hypertension Control Rates

Immunization Rate for Children by Age 3

Income and Concerns About One's Own Health

Individuals Receiving Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) for Opioid Addiction

Infant Mortality Rate by Race/Ethnicity

Infant Mortality Rates due to Prematurity vs Other Causes

Infant Mortality Rates

Kidney Disease among Older Adults

Latino Health

Latino Population % of Population within ZIP Code

Latino Population: Percent of Population within Census Tract

Latino Population

Latino Representation in the Health Care Industry

Latino Workforce Representation Across Essential Industries

Leading Causes of Death among Latino Population

Less than One Hour of Activity in Last Seven Days

Life Expectancy and Socioeconomic Status (SES) in the Finger Lakes Region

Life Expectancy by Race/Ethnicity and SES in the Finger Lakes Region (2021)

Life Expectancy by Zip Code in Monroe County

Life Expectancy by Zip Code in the Finger Lakes Region

Life Expectancy and Mortality

Life Expectancy Trend by Geographic Classification in the Finger Lakes Region

Life Expectancy Trend by Race/Ethnicity in Monroe County

Life Expectancy Trend by Race/Ethnicity in the Finger Lakes Region

Life Expectancy Trend by Sex in Monroe County

Life Expectancy Trend by Sex in the Finger Lakes Region

Life Expectancy Trend by Socioeconomic Status (SES) in Monroe County

Life Expectancy Trend by Socioeconomic Status (SES) in the Finger Lakes Region

Life Expectancy Trend for Monroe County & Finger Lakes Region

Life Expectancy Trend for the Finger Lakes Region

Lung Cancer Incidence and Years of Potential Life Lost Rates by Race/Ethnicity

Lung Cancer: Years of Potential Life Lost Rate by Race/Ethnicity & Socioeconomic Status

Lung Cancer: Years of Potential Life Lost Rate by Race/Ethnicity

Lung Cancer: Years of Potential Life Lost Rate by Socioeconomic Status

Made a Plan to Attempt Suicide in the Past Year

Mammogram in Last Two Years (% of Women Ages 50 - 74)

Mental Health Indicators, by Race and Latino Origin

Mental Health Not Good for 14+ Days in Month, Adults

Obesity (% of Adults)

Obesity Rates

Older Adult Housing

Older Adult Population by Race and Ethnicity

Older Adults Living Alone

Older Adults

Opioid Mortality Rate: Latino vs White

Opioid Overdose ED & Inpatient Visit Rate by Geography

Opioid Overdose ED & Inpatient Visit Rate by Race/Ethnicity

Opioid Overdose Inpatient & ED Visit Rate by Race/Ethnicity & Age

Opioid Overdose Inpatient & ED Visit Rate by Type and Geography

Opioid Overdose Inpatient & ED Visit Rate by Type and Race/Ethnicity

Opioid Overdose Rates by Race/Ethnicity and Geography

Opioid Overdose Rates by Race/Ethnicity and Socioeconomic Status

Opioid Overdoses, Age at Death

Percent of Asthma Patients with Allergist/Immunologist Visit

Percent of Asthma Patients with Control Inhaler Claim

Percent of Asthma Patients with ED Visit (Asthma-Driven)

Percent of Asthma Patients with Oral Corticosteroid Claim

Percent of Asthma Patients with Rescue Inhaler Claim

Percentage of Adults Who Have Had Teeth Removed

Perceptions of outdoor play environments

Persistent Sadness Preventing Activity in the Past Year

Physical Activity by Geography

Physical Activity by Income

Physical Activity by Insurance Type

Physical Activity by Race/Ethnicity

Poor Mental Health Rates

Poor Mental/Emotional Health and Income

Poor or Fair Mental Health among Latino Adults by Income

Poor Physical Health among Older Adults

Poor Physical Health Rate, Self-Reported

Population Age Distribution by Race/Ethnicity

Population Age Distribution

Population by Race/Ethnicity

Population Demographics

Population Projections for 2040 by Age Group

Population Trend by Age Group

Population Trend for Older Adults

Poverty among Older Adults

Poverty by Geography

Pregnancy / Infant Mortality

Premature Birth Rate (<37 weeks)

Premature Birth Rates (<37 weeks) by Geography and Socioeconomic Status

Premature Birth Rates (<37 weeks) by Geography and Socioeconomic Status

Premature Birth Rates (<37 weeks) by Mother's Age

Premature Birth Rates (<37 weeks) by Mother's Race/Ethnicity

Premature Birth Rates (<37 weeks) by ZIP Code

Premature Birth Rates (<37 weeks)

Preterm Birth Rates and Socioeconomic Status

Prevalence of Cost as Barrier to Medical Care

Prevalence of Under-Managed Hypertension Among 35-64 Year Olds

Preventable Dental ED Visit Rate by Socioeconomic Status & Geography

Preventable Dental ED Visit Rate by Socioeconomic Status & Race/Ethnicity

Preventable Emergency Department Visit Rate by Geography

Preventable Emergency Department Visit Rate by Race/Ethnicity

Preventable Inpatient Visit (PQI) Rates for Older Adults by Race & Ethnicity

Preventable Inpatient Visit Rate by ZIP Code

Preventable Inpatient Visit Rate (Diabetes) by ZIP Code

Preventable (PQI) Inpatient Visit Rates by Geography

Preventable (PQI) Inpatient Visit Rates by Race/Ethnicity and Place

Preventable (PQI) Inpatient Visit Rates by Race/Ethnicity

Preventable (PQI) Inpatient Visit Rates by Socioeconomic Status, Race/Ethnicity and Geography

Preventable (PQI) Inpatient Visit Rates by Socioeconomic Status

Prostate Cancer Screening Rates

Race/Ethnicity Populations by Geography

Racial/Ethnic Populations by Socioeconomic Status

Rate of Violent Crime by Census Tract

Relationship between mental health and financial stress

Residence of Older Adults

Rochester Focus Area

School and Community Support

School Missed Because Felt Unsafe

Smoking and E-Cigarettes

Smoking (% of Adults)

Smoking Rates

Social Determinants

Socioeconomic Status by Race/Ethnicity

Socioeconomic Status (SES) by Zip Code

Stroke Prevalence among Older Adults

Student Proficiency: 3rd Grade English Language Arts (ELA) by Race/Ethnicity & Location

Student Proficiency: 3rd Grade Math by Race/Ethnicity & Location

Substance Abuse

Substance-Related Disorders (exc. Alcohol): Inpatient Visits by Race/Ethnicity

Substance Use Disorders (exc. Alcohol) and Overdose Mortality

Substance Use Disorders (exc. Alcohol): Inpatient Visit Rate by Race/Ethnicity & Geography

Teen Birth Rate

Teen Birth Rates by Race/Ethnicity: Ages 10 - 17

Teen Birth Rates by Race/Ethnicity: Ages 18 - 19

Teen Pregnancy Rates by Race/Ethnicity: Ages 10 - 17

Teen Pregnancy Rates by Race/Ethnicity: Ages 18 - 19

Tobacco Retailer Concentration by Socioeconomic Status and Geography

Tobacco Vendors by ZIP Code

Top Causes of Years of Potential Life Lost - African-American by Socioeconomic Status

Top Causes of Years of Potential Life Lost by Geography

Top Causes of Years of Potential Life Lost by Race/Ethnicity

Top Causes of Years of Potential Life Lost by Race/Ethnicity

Top Causes of Years of Potential Life Lost by Race/Ethnicity, Female

Top Causes of Years of Potential Life Lost by Race/Ethnicity

Top Causes of Years of Potential Life Lost by Socioeconomic Status, White (not Latino)

Top Causes of Years of Potential Life Lost by Socioeconomic Status

Top Causes of Years of Potential Life Lost - Latino by Socioeconomic Status

Top Causes of Years of Potential Life Lost SES 1 by Race/Ethnicity

Top Causes of Years of Potential Life Lost to Cancer by Race/Ethnicity, Female

Top Causes of Years of Potential Life Lost to Cancer by Race/Ethnicity, Males

Top Causes of Years of Potential Life Lost - White (not Latino) by Socioeconomic Status

Unemployment Rate During COVID-19 Pandemic: Latino vs White

Unnecessary and Preventable ED Visit Rates

Unnecessary Emergency Department Visit Rate by Geography

Unnecessary Emergency Department Visit Rate by Race/Ethnicity

Used E-Cig on One or More of the Past 30 Days

Very Premature Birth Rates (<32 weeks) by Mother's Age

Very Premature Birth Rates (<32 weeks) by Mother's Race/Ethnicity

Wage Disparities by Education Level: Latino vs White

Were Offered, Sold or Given an Illegal Drug on School Property in Past Year

Years of Potential Life Lost Due to Health Inequity

Years of Potential Life Lost Rate by Geography & Socioeconomic Status

Years of Potential Life Lost Rate by Race/Ethnicity & Gender

Years of Potential Life Lost Rate - Focus Area vs Other SES 1 ZIP Codes

Years of Potential Life Lost Rates vs Cause: African-American

Years of Potential Life Lost Rates vs Cause: Latino

Years of Potential Life Lost Rates vs Cause: White (not Latino)

YPLL Disparity by Cause of Death, African-American vs White (not Latino)

YPLL Disparity by Cause of Death, Latino vs White (not Latino)

Regional Health Measures

Reports

My Health Story 2022

News

News Articles

$100K ‘Healthiest Cities’ grant aims to advance health equity in Rochester

A decade of high blood pressure improvement

A statement of the Latino Health Coalition and the African American Health Coalition

Ability to Attract and Retain Staff Threatens the Health Care Delivery System

Adults are struggling with social isolation and loneliness

"Affordability is always the focus": a conversation with Sue Segelman

Aging expert calls for 'all hands on deck' to meet seniors' care needs

Albany update: health care reform creates opportunities, challenges

All hands on deck effort drives COVID-19 vaccine signups for Black and Latino residents

Area Residents Urged to Get Updated COVID-19 Booster Shot

As local concern grows about Delta variant, local organizations launch campaign to boost vaccine confidence

Award winners have dedicated decades to promoting health equity

Back to School Reminder: Parents Urged to Make Sure Children’s Immunizations are Current

Barbershops and salons witnessing overdoses respond with naloxone

Bike share could improve public health, study finds

Bilingual campaign taps into reminders to ensure medications are not forgotten

BIPOC seniors’ contributions highlighted

Blood Pressure Collaborative and chamber healthcare initiative win innovation award

Business leaders help kick smoking off campuses

Campaign aims to make streets safer for walkers and bikers

Campaign spreads youth mental health resources across Finger Lakes region

Care management gives patient 'new life'

Care managers get training in crisis response

Chartbook documents the heavy toll of poverty on health

Chris Hilderbrant honored with Forty under 40 award

City seeking applicants for Food Policy Council

Clearing Up COVID-19 Confusion: Current Quarantine and Isolation Guidelines

Collaboration and communication help control blood pressure

Collaborative brochure, 2015

College students create buzz around quitting vaping

Common Ground Health Board Resolution on Racism

Common Ground Health CEO Wade Norwood today to announce an update to the region’s ROC COVID screening tool.

Common Ground Health certified as a Great Place to Work™

Common Ground Health certified as a great workplace

Common Ground Health employees are working remotely

Common Ground Health Launches COVID-19 Vaccine Speakers Bureau

Common Ground Health launching listening tour with Indigenous populations

Common Ground Health leads efforts to understand race-based medical testing

Common Ground Health names new chief medical officer and chief program officer

Common Ground Health staff take part in national public health conference

Common Ground Health to Host Annual Health Equity Conference

Common Ground Health to release major health report

Communities gather to create safe play spaces for “Play Streets”

Community celebrates 10th anniversary of Rochester lead law

Community celebrates opening of the play trail

Community collaboration helps people transition successfully into and out of hospitals

Community members star in health posters

Community Partnership to Pilot COVID-19 Testing Site in Rochester

Common Ground Health, CCSI unite to champion health and wellness at Community Wellness Summit

Community-wide effort improves blood pressure control

Conference explores the intersection of faith and mental, emotional and behavioral health

Conference focuses on health as a spiritual matter

Conference focuses on violence as a public health issue

Conference helps churches make health ministries more effective

Counties unite efforts to address mounting mental health crisis and other issues in Finger Lakes region

Community partners to address long-term care staffing through task force

COVID-19 Community Resources

COVID-19 test kits being distributed in Monroe County

COVID-19 Vaccine: A Community Conversation For Indigenous People in the Finger Lakes

COVID Community Challenge Gives RCSD Parent-Teacher Groups Chance to Win $15,000

Curbside reliably provides the produce customers want. Could local supply meet this demand?

David Anderson on the early work of the lead coalition

Digital ‘Checkup’ helps Rochester firms shape up their wellness programs

Doctor's orders? More like, patient's preferences

Does poverty make us sick?

Dr. Mahoney is retiring; transformed primary care

Drive2Bbetter campaign seeks community help to post lawn signs

Economic development funding includes health-promoting awards

Eight reasons to stay focused on high blood pressure

Elder care in the Finger Lakes region: A decade of change, A critical need to ensure essential services

Elmira study connects housing to poor health

Event to spotlight best practices to reduce readmissions and retain employees

Faith communities provide powerful path to health

Find a free blood pressure kiosk

Find practices that have participated in the CMMI award

Finger Lakes COVID-19 vaccination program granted $1 million

Finger Lakes COVID-19 Vaccine Task Force launches

Finger Lakes Health Systems Agency is certified as a great workplace

FLHSA applauds choice of Fran Weisberg to lead United Way

FLHSA coalitions say shootings are a health crisis

FLHSA is now Common Ground Health

FLHSA launches health care workforce planning effort

FLHSA praises state budget focus on regional health planning

FLHSA receives $5 million from state for regional heatlh planning, technical expertise

FLHSA to co-lead $48.5 million award

Food, Farms and Health event set for Tuesday is postponed

Food, Farms and Health Symposium has been rescheduled

Food for Thought: Creating Rochester's first Food Policy Council

Community partners begin collaboration with Rochester’s Summer Meals program

Free COVID-19 prescreenings to help African American and Latino residents connect to medical care earlier

Fresh herbs at your fingertips can mean less salt in your diet

Gates Medical's high blood pressure success lies in ...

Governor Hochul appoints Wade Norwood to statewide aging committee

Grants to give region’s health collaborations a lift

Greenway can improve health and reduce disparities, impact study finds

Common Ground and coalitions affirm racism is a public health crisis

Hair and Health Symposium educates barbers, stylists and the community

Link Between Hair and Health the Focus of Symposium

Half of eligible Rochester residents have received COVID vaccine

Half of opioid overdoses in the Finger Lakes associated with a pain prescription

Health center achieves patient-centered milestone

My Health Story 2022 Brings Focus to Health Equity

Health survey data is available to community

Healthi Kids brings international play event to City of Rochester on February 7

Healthi Kids celebrates two years of championing play

Healthi Kids expands focus to the whole child

Healthi Kids hosts training for food service staff

Healthi Kids’ new agenda, brand and website embrace whole child health

Healthi Kids project named a winner in KaBOOM! Play Everywhere Challenge

Heroin overdoses climb as pain killer overdoses drop in the Finger Lakes region

High Blood Pressure Collaborative chair receives award

High Blood Pressure Collaborative receives more national recognition

High Blood Pressure Collaborative slideshow, 2015

High blood pressure control improves more than 13 percent

Homelessness is a significant issue in both rural and urban areas of the Finger Lakes region

How clinical data and coaching are driving improvement in high blood pressure

How Congress can end hunger now

How does your health affect your hair?

How Rochester responded to its lead poisoning problem

Inaugural Urban Wellness Summit promoted healthier neighborhoods

Infographic: barbershops and salons help improve blood pressure

Initial results from the region’s COVID-19 symptom tracker show levels holding steady at 1%

Initiative asks what prevents residents from accessing vegetables and fruits

Innovation in action: Common Ground Health examines My Health Story 2022 Survey responses internally

Innovative blood pressure initiative expands to the Finger Lakes

Innovative clinical program improves high blood pressure

Kids marched in Rochester for the right to play in a safe neighborhood

Kids walk for the right to play in a safe neighborhood

Kids walk for the right to play in a safe neighborhood

Lead coalition celebrates 10th anniversary of ordinance

Lead coalition honored by EPA

Lead paint may still lurk on the porch

Lead poisoned continues decade-long decrease

Leading with conscience for four decades

Local barbershops and salons offer blood pressure screenings

Local Safety Measures Kept Schools Open and Safe During COVID Crisis, Regional Task Force Reports

Locals with improved high blood pressure would fill a stadium

Making walking and biking the easy choice

Mobile Summer Meals pilot builds off spike in number of Summer Meals served in 2015

County-wide flu vaccine coalition launched

Dr. Nancy Bennett and Wade Norwood tapped to lead vaccine roll out

Monroe County Offers Residents a $100 Incentive for a Complete COVID-19 Vaccination Series

More Children Need to Get Vaccinated Against COVID-19

My Health Story 2022 makes survey accessibility a top priority

National Early Childhood Expert to Kick off Playful Learning Initiative for Rochester Youth

National expert on health disparities to speak May 6

National expert to explore innovations in senior care

Neighborhood intersection gets a “Complete Street Makeover” to improve safety and access for all

Neighborhood intersection gets an extreme makeover

Neighborhood traffic safety perceptions are linked with health outcomes

Neighborhood unveils "Story Walk" at library

Neighborhoods and health linked, shows data

Network offers medical practices a running start on new value-based payments

New award honors the memory of health coalition member Edgar Santa Cruz

New digital library offers a wealth of health data

New grant brings preventive screenings to Elmira

New health screening tool unveiled to help prevent further spread of COVID-19

New Indigenous Health Coalition aims to address health inequities

New insurance options may help get more immigrants insured

New PPE posters available for download

New procedures helped rural practice improve

New report: few local adults are eating enough fruits and vegetables

New report: Latino voices have gone unheard, harming health equity

New reports find "place matters" in understanding impact of racial health disparities

New video features play campaign successes

New video sheds light on food access challenges

New website makes finding local health data easy

Newly vaccinated people to receive a $100 thank you gift card

No-cost COVID-19 Testing and Flu Shots Offered at Select Churches in October

Norwood tapped for Medicaid advisory group

Number of children reported lead poisoned grows from previous year

NY eHealth Collaborative honors Dr. Thomas Mahoney for health care innovation

NY's PHIPs build relationships and create value

Online ‘Hubs’ connect agencies fighting COVID-19

Online resource helps providers address staffing needs

Parents Urged to Get Children Under 5 Vaccinated Against COVID-19

Patient support leads to 'phenomenal' results

Pediatricians reinforce COVID-19 guidance for kids returning to sports and physical activity

Physicians, let us help you improve high blood pressure

Play champions urged City Council to put kids first by building a playable city

Poverty blocks access to health care in Rochester

Practice honored nationally for blood pressure control

Practice maintains impressive blood pressure control

Practices needed to pilot a pediatric risk prediction tool

Preliminary findings from most inclusive My Health Story survey yet

Program teaches patients how to ask their doctor questions

Racial and ethnic diversity in Greater Rochester

Racism drives illness and early death, study finds

RCSD bans withholding recess as a form of punishment

Recess is important: Let kids get their silliness out!

Redesigned 1115 Medicaid waiver is approved

Region selected for national health initiative

Regional leaders chart new directions for improving community health

Regional life expectancy fell by three years since 2013

Regional Task Force Forms to Support K-12 Reopening

Region’s voice heard on health care regulations

Register today for the Hair and Health Symposium

Registration opens for Speak Life! 2023 Health Equity Conference

Research says black and Latino kids need asthma help

Residents in some Monroe County neighborhoods live up to nine years longer

ROC COVID participation doubles

Rochester chamber initiative is finalist in innovation award

Rochester Community Equity Champions Announced Today at Health Equity Conference

Rochester delegation to compete for National Civic League's All-America City Award

Region pioneers the use of electronic medical record for public health

Rochester hospitals honored for population health efforts

Rochester Kids and adults reclaimed their neighborhood for play

Rochester receives Playful City USA designation

Rochester Wins 2020 All-America City Award

Rochester’s inaugural food policy council announces selection of first members

Rural Poverty Simulation encourages empathy and scrutiny of services

SAGE II Commission Report Highlights Growing Older Adult Needs and Calls for Renewed Collaboration to Address Them

Seven numbers to know about Medicaid in our region

Share your story to improve the region's health

Share your thoughts on NY’s new Medicaid Waiver proposal

Share your thoughts on state's prevention agenda

Southern Tier organizations join together to support a culture of health

Speak Life event honors two with awards

Speak Life! speakers to focus on the intersections of racism, health and the environment

Introducing the Speak Life! 2023 Health Equity Conference speakers and panelists

State, private funding will make Greenway more accessible

Study aims to encourage diversity in trail users

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