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Albany program helps refugee women learn to stay healthy in U.S.

Class at Albany center helping women adjust to life in the United States.

Whitney Young - Claudia Vega & Brian Zimmerman

UAlbany MSW alum, Claudia Vega, of Whitney Young Health Services speaks to the Social Workers about the services provided by the agency (HIV and STD testing, mental health services, substance abuse treatment, etc). She is accompanied by UAlbany BSW student intern, Brian Zimmerman. Brian speaks about his role as an intern.

Hepatitis C hitting young adult New Yorkers as well as baby boomers

**Times Union Subscription Required** More younger adults getting serious liver disease largely associated with baby boomers.

Regional partnership to assess food system

Capital Roots announced details Wednesday of a new regional project that will assess food production, processing, distribution and consumption in the region.

People on the Move in Albany

Congratulations to Rhonda Esposito at Whitney M. Young, Jr. Health Center and the rest of today's People on the Move.

KeyBank donates $2M to Capital Region non-profits

KeyBank, through its KeyBank Foundation,  on Wednesday announced grants totaling $2 million to 16 Capital Region entities.

N.Y. officials, health experts react to Republican Obamacare replacement

The long-awaited GOP promise to "repeal and replace'' Obamacare saw the light of day Tuesday, but the resulting bill got a rocky reception from both conservative and moderate Republicans — to say nothing of Democratic defenders of the Affordable Care Act.

Health centers carry on legacy of civil rights leader

Whitney Young Health cared for almost 20,000 patients in 2016 between its health care centers in Albany, Watervliet and Troy, offering a variety of medical, dental, addiction and mental health care services to individuals of all ages.

45 Capital Region Schools Benefit from Give a Kid a Smile Day

Friday is Give a Kid a Smile Day. On this day, dentists and hygienists go into schools and provide dental work to kids.

 

New faces, promotion at Whitney Young Health

Theodore Zeltner was promoted to chief medical officer. Zeltner will be responsible for organizing and directing the delivery of assigned medical/clinical services to the registered/enrolled population and assuring the quality and effectiveness of patient care.