AHI Announces New Board Members

Adirondack Health Institute announces the appointment of three new members to its Board of Directors. Jeannie Cross, Geoffrey Peck, and Robert Ross will each serve a three-year term. A retired health care executive, Cross most recently headed state and federal...

AHI Announces Launch of Adirondack Food System Network

Adirondack Health Institute is pleased to announce the launch of the Adirondack Food System Network, a collaboration of multiple organizations working together as equal partners to better understand system-wide issues, identify gaps, and develop realistic solutions to...

COVID-19 Mental Health Resources Available for Health Care Workers

The COVID-19 pandemic has been a trying time for all of us, but perhaps none more so than those who have bravely and tirelessly served on the front lines – the heroic health care workers who work tirelessly to care for our communities. With so many people struggling...

Rural Health Champions Honored on National Rural Health Day

In honor of National Rural Health Day on November 19, the Rural Health Networks of Northern New York recognized 2020 Rural Health Champions. The annual recognition is a collaborative effort of four of the North Country’s Rural Health Networks, including the Adirondack...

HealthyADK Website Adds Helpful New Features

Www.HealthyADK.org, a website of key socio-economic indicators created to help improve community health and well-being, maintained by Adirondack Health Institute, has added a number of helpful new features. The site now offers more than 500 searchable indicators and...

AHI’s CASA Program Launches New Website, Social Media Pages

AHI’s Clear the Air in the Southern Adirondacks (CASA) program has launched a new website and social media pages to promote its mission of building healthier communities through tobacco-free living. The new website, https://ahihealth.org/casa/, features...

AHI’s CASA Program Endorses Nicotine Replacement Therapy Initiative

Adirondack Health Institute’s Clear the Air in the Southern Adirondacks (CASA) program has endorsed a nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) initiative coordinated by the NYS Smokers’ Quitline. Up to three months of free nicotine gum have been made available through the...

ADK Wellness Connections Joins Unite New York Network

ADK Wellness Connections, a free referral network sponsored by AHI that helps connect individuals to a wide range of area resources to improve health and well-being, will now be part of the Unite New York network. ADK Wellness Connections presently covers a...

Transportation Programs Provide Rides to Good Health

Each year, 3.6 million Americans do not obtain medical care due to transportation challenges. These issues include a lack of vehicle access, long distances and lengthy times to reach needed services, and transportation costs. Because it touches many aspects of a...

Area Schools Participate in Great American Smokeout®

Many local school districts participated in the Great American Smokeout® on November 21, 2019, with the assistance of Adirondack Health Institute’s Advancing Tobacco-Free Communities/Reality Check program. Below is a list of school activities: South Glens Falls High...

Salvation Army Latest to Join AHI Health Home Care Management Network

The Salvation Army Empire State Division is the latest organization to join the AHI Health Home Care Management Network. With a drop-in center located in Saratoga Springs, the Empire State Division offers a plethora of services, among them an after-school program, a...
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