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Health centers carry on legacy of civil rights leader

Whitney Young Health cared for almost 20,000 patients in 2016 between its health care centers in Albany, Watervliet and Troy, offering a variety of medical, dental, addiction and mental health care services to individuals of all ages.

45 Capital Region Schools Benefit from Give a Kid a Smile Day

Friday is Give a Kid a Smile Day. On this day, dentists and hygienists go into schools and provide dental work to kids.


New faces, promotion at Whitney Young Health

Theodore Zeltner was promoted to chief medical officer. Zeltner will be responsible for organizing and directing the delivery of assigned medical/clinical services to the registered/enrolled population and assuring the quality and effectiveness of patient care.

Troy Treasures: Celebrating those who make the ’Burgh special

Whitney Young Health was one of the select few organizations who were given a 'Burghy Award for our contributions to the Lansingburgh community. 

Businesswomen choose pair of nonprofits for support

Two local community service organizations have been chosen to benefit for a full year from the efforts of a group of area businesswomen.

Chamber Members Commit to Raising Awareness, Dollars for Nonprofit Organizations

The Capital Region Chamber’s Women’s Business Council (WBC) has “adopted” two local nonprofit organizations for 2017 and 2018, respectively: Whitney M. Young, Jr. Health Center and the YWCA of the Greater Capital Region.

Whitney Young unites primary care, mental health and substance use treatment

Lisa Burke was not able to stay clean on methadone alone.

Addiction Treatment Center Adds Mental Health, Primary Care Services

A common aspect of addiction recovery is relapse. For decades, Victor Ferrer of Troy has battled addiction.

Backpack Heroes: What's in the bag?

When a kid is hungry, the signs may seem like behavioral problems.


WEB EXTRA: Dealing with heat illness - Dr. Ted Zeltner

NewsChannel 13's Benita Zahn speaks with Dr. Ted Zeltner, Chief Medical Officer at Whitney Young Health Center, about how to deal with heat illness.