Attorneys General Schneiderman, Becerra: Trump’s delay, continued threats already harming those in need of health care

Last week, Schneiderman and Becerra led 16 AGs in legal action to protect affordable health care

New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman and California Attorney General Xavier Becerra issued the following statements after the Trump Administration and Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives asked a federal court to delay further action in House […]

Schumer, Gillibrand announce over $118,000 in federal funds for Herkimer Fire Department

Charles Schumer

Kirsten Gillibrand

Funding will be used to purchase 20 SCBA air packs

U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand today announced $118,096 in federal funding for the Herkimer Fire Department. The funding was allocated through the Department of Homeland Security’s Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program. Specifically, the Herkimer Fire Department […]

The Grand Rehabilitation and Nursing Facilities thank staff during Nursing Home Week

The Grand gives thanks to guests, families, and staff with a homemade crepe station

With Mother’s Day and the first day of Nursing Home Week falling on the same day, The Grand Healthcare System wanted to give thanks to everyone in their facilities in a unique and thoughtful way. On Sunday, May 14, The Grand […]

Schneiderman, Becerra, Cuomo announce motion to intervene in critical Affordable Care Act case pending in D.C. Circuit

Seeking to protect millions of Americans’ access to affordable health insurance, 16 attorneys general intervene in House v. Price to ensure effective defense of Affordable Care Act

In New York alone, 730,000 New Yorkers rely on $900 million in cost-sharing reduction payments

New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman and California Attorney General Xavier Becerra, […]

Eating more fruits and vegetables may lower risk of blockages in leg arteries

Eating three or more servings of fruit and vegetables per day may lower your risk of developing peripheral artery disease, according to new research in Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology, an American Heart Association journal.

PAD narrows the arteries of the legs, limiting blood flow to the muscles and making it difficult or painful to […]

AHA announces $58,000 in Community Impact Grants for local organizations

Representatives from Community Impact Grant recipient organizations and the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association.

Fifteen local organizations will receive funding for community projects to improve the health of the Greater Utica area from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association. The AHA/ASA is proud to announce the recipients of the Greater Utica Community Impact Grant […]

Knock Your Socks Off foot clinic offered by CNY Diabetes Education Program

On Friday June 2, 2017, at noon the Mohawk Valley Health System’s Central New York Diabetes Education Program is offering a free “Knock Your Socks Off!” foot (podiatry) clinic for people with diabetes. The event will take place at the CNY Diabetes Education Program office located on the fourth floor of the Faxton-St. Luke’s Campus, […]

State Police to conduct Buckle Up New York, Click it or Ticket enforcement campaign

The New York State Police will team up with local law enforcement to conduct a seat belt and child safety seat enforcement period starting on Monday, May 22 and running through Sunday, June 4, as part of the annual Buckle Up New York, Click it or Ticket campaign.

In addition, New York will be among […]

The Zen Den brings ‘Family Friendly Yoga’ to Rogers Center

Every Thursday from June 8 through June 29, Rogers Center visitors have the opportunity to join in a gentle practice of yoga from 6 to 7 p.m. The Zen Den and Friends of Rogers invite participants of all experience levels to bring a love of nature, patience, an open mind, and a yoga mat (if […]

REMINDER: Madison County to participate in statewide STOP-DWI Memorial Day crackdown enforcement effort

Impaired driving crackdown runs May 26 through May 30, 2017

Madison County Sheriff Allen Riley announced today that Madison County police agencies will participate in a special enforcement effort to crackdown on impaired driving.

The statewide STOP-DWI Crackdown efforts start on May 26 and will end May 30. Memorial Day week is historically a deadly […]

June Worksite Wellness Coalition meeting scheduled for Madison County employers

On June 8, 2017, the newly established Madison County Worksite Wellness Coalition will hold their second meeting at the SUNY Morrisville Hospitality Room, coordinated by the Rural Health Council of Madison County.

This meeting is open to Madison County employers and will focus on the second state Prevention Agenda Priority for 2016-18 identified by Madison […]

Stirpe: All New Yorkers deserve affordable and quality health care

Al Stirpe

“Access to affordable, quality health care is absolutely vital. That’s why I helped pass the New York State Health Act (A.4738) – a bill I co-sponsored to establish New York Health, a single-payer plan that’ll expand coverage eligibility for all residents, open up access to more providers and reduce costs for hardworking […]