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Refugees Get Off to a New Start with Health Care Services

The United States has a longstanding history of accepting refugees in search of a new life, all of whom have fled war-torn countries or cannot safely return to their home country.

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Impacting Real New Yorkers

NYSHealth pursues ambitious goals to improve the health of all New Yorkers, especially the most vulnerable. As we stay focused on larger goals to achieve widespread changes to health care policy and practice, we are continually motivated and inspired by the people and communities that the Foundation and our grantees are helping every day. Read their stories.

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Tackling the Opioid Crisis in New York State

The opioid crisis in New York State is multifaceted, and solving it will require a range of interventions. NYSHealth is supporting a number of activities to address the epidemic.

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Bringing Peacemaking to the Near Westside

The Center for Court Innovation is working with other community partners to promote health and wellness in the Near Westside neighborhood of Syracuse, a Healthy Neighborhoods Fund community.

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East Harlem Bikes, Runs, and Walks Its Way to Better Health

Even though he’s only five years old, Moa is an expert on the happenings on Randall’s Island, having explored every corner of the park during visits with his parents, Nicole and Sandy.

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Refugees Get Off to a New Start with Health Care Services

The United States has a longstanding history of accepting refugees in search of a new life, all of whom have fled war-torn countries or cannot safely return to their home country.

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All Crosswalks Lead to Care

Southern Tier Community Health Center simply did not have enough space. Situated between two poor counties—both federally designated health professional shortage areas—the clinic was stretched thin and could barely fit its providers…

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Care for the Whole Family

Lori*, a mother of two, could not afford health insurance. Luckily, her children were able to qualify for low-cost health insurance—with the help of the North Country Children’s Clinic, she enrolled them in Child Health Plus.

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Grantee Spotlight: Connecting Undocumented New Yorkers to Coverage

The New York City Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs (MOIA) embarked on a public education campaign in 2016 to raise awareness among the tens of thousands of Medicaid-eligible immigrants living in New York City and connect them to health insurance.

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Better Balance for a Better Future

Elderly residents in rural New York improve their balance through Tai Chi and exercise programs.

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A Healthy Valentine’s Day

Riley Elementary’s second-grade class faced an important choice: What snacks would they eat for their class Valentine’s Day Party?

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