Tag: News

Newly-Relocated Troy Health Center Now Open

Whitney Young Health’s newly-relocated Troy Health Center is NOW OPEN at 849 2nd Avenue, Riverside Plaza in Lansingburgh. The health center provides family medicine, general dentistry and behavioral health services to people of all ages. This state-of-the-art, 4,950 square-foot health center features four medical exam rooms, four dental operatories, and an integrative behavioral health…
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Whitney Young Health Presented Award for Smoking Cessation Efforts

This week, Kathy DeRosa, V.P. of Mission Services of Community Health Programs at St. Peter’s Health Partners presented Whitney Young Health with an award for our efforts in treating tobacco dependence and promoting smoking cessation with both our patients and employees. During medical appointments, a member of our Nursing staff will ask a patient if…
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Shop for Father’s Day While Supporting Whitney Young Health

Father’s Day is June 16th. Support Whitney Young Health by shopping for the father figure in your life with Amazon Smile​. It’s the same thing as shopping on regular Amazon except they donate a portion of your total to us. This is a great way to support our 20,000 patients while you do your…
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Whitney Young Health Hosts Tour of New Troy Health Center

David Shippee, Whitney Young Health’s President & CEO, hosted a behind the scenes tour of the new Troy Health Center (849 2nd Avenue, Riverside Plaza) today.   Mayor Patrick Madden of Troy and Kate Manley, President of the Rensselaer County Regional Chamber of Commerce were in attendance to see the 4,950 square-foot facility…
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WIC and USCRI Provide Bilingual Group Series for Refugees & Immigrants

Whitney Young Health’s WIC Program and the U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants have joined together to provide a bilingual group series on health and wellness for refugee and immigrant mothers in the Albany area. This is the third time the organizations have collaborated in providing this program, with this time focusing on mothers who speak…
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National Infant Immunization Week: What You Need to Know

It’s National Infant Immunization Week! Do you know if your child is up to date on vaccinations? Quickly see when your child needs each vaccine, so you can stay on schedule and protect your baby from 14 serious diseases by age two: https://go.usa.gov/xEsdZ Whitney Young Health’s Pediatric services offers immunizations for children of all ages….
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WIC Program Recipient of NYS Office of Children and Family Services’ Baby Shower

In honor of April being Child Abuse Prevention Month, the New York State Office of Children and Family Services hosted a baby shower with proceeds benefiting the 2,000 families who participate in Whitney Young Health’s WIC Program. Earlier this month, our WIC staff attended the planting of the pinwheels, the national symbol for child abuse prevention, then attended…
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First Class of Nursing Students Complete Project ENSURE PCMH

Whitney Young Health, in partnership with the Alliance for Better Health and the Hudson Mohawk Area Health Education Center, designed Project ENSURE PCMH, an innovative clinical practicum opportunity for Baccalaureate nursing students to experience working in a Patient Center Medical Home (PCMH). Whitney Young Health is a Level 3 Patient Center Medical Home, a care delivery model whereby patient treatment is…
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Donate Children’s Books Through Our Amazon Wish List

Whitney Young Health’s goal is to promote literacy with our youngest patients and we need your help to stock our bookshelves with a diverse selection of books! Help encourage a child’s love for reading by purchasing books on our Amazon Wish List that are written by authors of color. These books will be given…
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