The latest news from NYSHealth.
New York State Health Foundation Commits $5 Million for COVID-19 Response Efforts
NYSHealth has committed an additional $3 million in funding to support COVID-19 response and relief efforts throughout New York State
NYSHealth Commits $2 Million for COVID-19 Response Efforts
The New York State Health Foundation has committed $2 million in funding to support COVID-19 response and relief efforts throughout New York State.
“During the Affordable Care Act’s Second Open Enrollment Period, Foundations Reach Out”
Read an article in the Health Affairs GrantWatch Blog about how foundations are supporting outreach and education during the second open enrollment period under the Affordable Care Act. The article cites an NYSHealth poll which found that 92% of New Yorkers who became newly insured under Obamacare during its first year were "completely or somewhat satisfied with their health insurance," and 23% of respondents said that it was very or somewhat difficult to find a doctor’s office or a clinic that would accept them as a new patient.
“Clinton County Health Department Receives $250,000 NYSHealth Grant”
Read an article and watch a video on MyChamplainValley.com about Clinton County's participation in NYSHealth's Healthy Neighborhoods Fund initiative. NYSHealth has selected six communities across New York State for grant awards totaling $2 million to help them become healthier, more active places where residents of all ages can thrive.
“Orleans County’s Nursing Home Has Been Sold”
Read an article in the Democrat & Chronicle about the sale of the Orleans County nursing home. The article cites a report by the Center for Governmental Research, funded by NYSHealth, on the future of county-run nursing homes in New York State.
“Reflections on Governor Mario Cuomo’s Health Leadership”
In his Huffington Post column, former NYSHealth President and CEO James R. Knickman reflects on the late Governor Mario Cuomo's legacy and his enduring impact on New York State's health system.
Statement on the Death of Governor Mario Cuomo
It was reported that former New York Governor Mario Cuomo died earlier today, January 1, 2015. The following is a statement from New York State Health Foundation President and CEO James R. Knickman reflecting on Governor Cuomo’s impact on New York’s health system.
“Edible Education: Nutrition Toolkit Available for Schools”
Read an article in the Lake Placid News about how public schools are using Essex County's school nutrition toolkit to serve healthier food to students. The article mentions an NYSHealth grant to Essex County Public Health. NYSHealth has selected 17 organizations for grant awards to advance the goals of the New York State Department of Health’s (NYSDOH) Prevention Agenda 2013–17.