Public Health

Rural Networks Making a Difference in the Opioid Epidemic

We didn’t want to miss sharing this webinar, recorded on National Rural Health Day, which features Karen Madden of the New York State Office of Rural Health, Rebecca Evansky, AHI, and Charlotte Crawford, Lake Plains Community Care Network. The recording showcases how small rural networks are innovating and collaborating with their communities to address the opioid crisis. Hit play to watch it below or click here for direct access.

Spotlight: Wayne County Rural Health Network (WCRHN)

Wayne County Rural Health Network (WCRHN) is a collaborative partnership of health and human service providers working together to increase everyone’s access to needed medical and social services — striving for the highest level of health and wellness for the people of Wayne County. Serving all of Wayne County since 1997 With offices at 6600 Middle Road, Sodus, NY What we have done: ·        Saved Wayne County residents more than $1.5 million on the costs of their prescription drugs. ·        Provided more than $120,000 in scholarships to students who attended FLCC to obtain their RN license. ·        With Wayne County Public Health, created the Dental Clinic at Wayne County Public Health. ·        Provided cancer screening and treatment to men and women in Wayne County who are unins...

A Public Health Message

On this celebration of National Public Health week it is important to understand the critical role that public health plays in our everyday lives. I urge you to take a few moments, watch the video below, and reflect on what you see and hear, then share it with friends and colleagues.