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Whitney Young Health Hosts Ribbon Cutting for New Breastfeeding Lounge

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 Cares About Healthy Mothers & Children

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.

Child Feeding Rooms Open in Albany

Albany County is making efforts to make breast and bottle feeding children in public easier for families.

Albany hosts health fair on Tuesday

The city is hosting a free health fair Tuesday that will include speakers on healthcare and Zumba, boxing and meditation demonstrations.

Albany County jail to expand treatment for opioid-addicted inmates

Effort aims to reduce recidivism, high rates of fatal overdose upon release.

Whitney Young Health Announces New Chief Financial Officer and Chief Behavioral Health Officer

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.

Where you can donate your no-longer-used children’s books

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."

Elementary School Hosts Asthma Workshop

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.

When ‘just say no’ isn’t enough

Capital Region’s health providers embracing a range of harm-reduction proposals.

Gillibrand In Albany: Expand Basic Health Coverage

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.