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How do you know if you have Type II Diabetes?

How do you know if you have Type II Diabetes?

By Rebecca Martin, FNP, Ovid Community Health, part of Finger Lakes Community Health, a non-profit organization with eight health centers and a Mobile Health Unit. According to the CDC, more than 37 million Americans have diabetes (about 1 in 10), and approximately...
There is more to Community Health Centers than you may think.

There is more to Community Health Centers than you may think.

By Mary Zelazny, CEO, Finger Lakes Community Health, a non-profit healthcare organization with eight health centers in the region. Nearly 30 million Americans from all walks of life rely on their local community health center (CHC) for healthcare services. CHCs serve...
What comes first? Your health, your children, or paying the rent?

What comes first? Your health, your children, or paying the rent?

By Tiffani Mantegna, Director of Care Management, Finger Lakes Community Health, an independent health care organization with eight health centers in the region. Like many of us, you may feel like you have too much going on and are not sure which problem to tackle...
What is preventive care in reproductive health?

What is preventive care in reproductive health?

By Olivia Catalano, Reproductive Health Program Manager, Finger Lakes Community Health (FLCH), an independent healthcare organization with eight health centers in the region. Did you know that preventive reproductive health is part of your regular medical care?...
Are they just teenagers or could it be depression?

Are they just teenagers or could it be depression?

By Jennie Bell, LMHC, Finger Lakes Community Health, an independent health care organization with 8 health centers in the region. These last few years have been stressful for everyone, and that is especially true for teenagers. There has been an increase in mental...