Whitney Young Health’s WIC Program, a state-funded program for pregnant, postpartum women, infants and children under the age of five, hosted a ribbon cutting of a new breastfeeding lounge at their Albany Health Center.
Albany County Executive today announced two new, state-of-the-art lactation rooms for breast- and bottle-feeding mothers and their children in Albany County, thanks in part to funding from St. Peter’s Health Partners.
Albany County is making efforts to make breast and bottle feeding children in public easier for families.
The city is hosting a free health fair Tuesday that will include speakers on healthcare and Zumba, boxing and meditation demonstrations.
Effort aims to reduce recidivism, high rates of fatal overdose upon release.
Whitney Young Health, a Capital Region community health center providing affordable medical, dental and behavioral health services to people of all ages, has hired John E. Fraher, CPA, CFEM CVA, CGMA, to join the organization as the Chief Financial Officer. Maia Betts, LCSW-R has been promoted from Director of Behavioral Health to Chief Behavioral Health Officer.
Whitney Young Health has "a pediatric literacy program where children get new books at a well child visit, and their siblings can get a gently used book. They also have a little red bookshelf in the waiting area for pediatric patients."
Whitney Young Health's School-Based Health Center team visited a 1st grade classroom at Watervliet Elementary School to teach them about asthma and the importance of their lungs.
Capital Region’s health providers embracing a range of harm-reduction proposals.
U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand visited the Whitney M. Young Jr. Health Center in Albany Thursday, touting a new bill that would expand New York’s basic health plan.