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Hudson River HealthCare, Inc.
Hudson River HealthCare (HRHCare) is a community and migrant health center delivering primary, preventative, and behavioral health care services to patients throughout southeastern New York State, and linking clients a well-developed and highly responsive referral care network.
For 35 years, the health center has been providing innovative programs and comprehensive services to meet the needs of at risk populations. To meet growing needs, HRHCare has expanded to include health center sites and mobile medical services in a nine county region.
HRHCare’s 17 primary care sites offer comprehensive health care services, including adult, adolescent and pediatric primary care, obstetrical/GYN care, family planning, HIV counseling/testing and referral, mental health care, podiatry, nutrition counseling, health education, translation, transportation, and benefits counseling.
Additionally, several of the sites provide nurse midwifery care, dentistry, optometry, and HIV specialty care through the Health Center’s Genesis program.
HRHCare’s Peekskill site offers an alcohol and substance abuse outpatient treatment program, Pathways. Laboratory, x-ray, pharmacy, and emergency services are provided through formal agreements with off-site providers.
Special populations targeted by health center programs include migrant and seasonal farmworkers, alcohol and substance abusers and their families, new immigrant day laborers, expectant mothers, high-risk adolescents, persons living with HIV/AIDS, frail and/or isolated seniors, children at risk for obesity and type II diabetes, public housing residents, and homeless individuals and families. Asthma, Behavioral Health Care Services, Blood Pressure Monitoring, Cancer Screening, Case Management/Social Services, Contraceptives (issued w/counseling), Dental Care, Diabetes Testing/Care, Electronic Medical Records, Family Planning, Flu Vaccinations, Gynecology, Health/Nutritional Education, Hepatitis C screening/treatment, HIV/AIDS screening/education, Immunizations, Labs, Medications/Prescription, Mental Health Counseling, Mental Health Services for Youth, Mobile Van/Transportation, Obstetrics, Optometry Services, Outreach, Pediatrics, Pharmacy, Physical Exams, Pneumococcal vaccine, Primary Health Care, Referrals for Specialty Care, Smoking Cessation, Specialty Care, Substance Abuse Treatment, TB screening/education, Treatment of Acute Illness, Treatment of Chronic Illness, Well Child Check-ups
Estimated homeless population: 5,100
Patients served: 3,261
Hudson River Lodging
391 Manchester Road Poughkeepsie, NY 12603 Phone: (845) 454-5176
29 Hamilton Street Poughkeepsie, NY 12601 Contact: Mel Garrett Phone: (845) 471-9329 Fax: (845) 471-9431
Sullivan County Federation for the Homeless
9 Monticello Street Monticello, NY 12701 Phone: (845) 794-2604
Carmen Chinea, MD
1037 Main Street
Peekskill, NY 10566