The latest news from NYHealth.
Mental Health of New Yorkers Stagnates Overall, Worsens for Some New Yorkers
More than three years after the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, rates of depression and anxiety among New Yorkers remain highly elevated.
Food-Insecure New Yorkers Twice as Likely to Have Unsatisfactory Health
New survey finds New Yorkers experiencing food insecurity have worse health, skip medical care to afford food
“Primary Care Providers Receive $100,000 Grants”
Read a Times Union article about NYHealth grants to the Whitney M. Young, Jr. Health Center and the Hudson Headwaters Health Network to expand primary care services. The awards are part of a NYHealth initiative to expand the capacity of community health centers in underserved regions of New York State.
“Healthy Eating Program Showing Results”
Read a Post-Journal article on an NYHealth-funded study which examines the childhood obesity prevention policies of New York State’s WIC program.
“Whitney Young to Use $100,000 Grant to Improve Care of Chronically Ill”
Read an article in The Business Review about an NYHealth grant to the Whitney M. Young, Jr. Health Center to expand primary care services. The grant is one of six across New York State that the Foundation made to expand the capacity of community health centers in underserved regions.
New Grants Awarded to Help Community Health Centers Meet the Primary Care Needs of Patients
The grants will help community health centers in five medically underserved regions—Southern Tier, North Country-Adirondacks, Capital District, Hudson Valley, and Central Leatherstocking-Catskills—take practical steps to care for more patients, expand existing sites, establish new sites, and/or increase the range of services provided.