Federal grant enables Hudson River Health Care to expand primary care to Nyack


NYACK – Hudson River HealthCare will be able to expand its primary care services to Nyack thanks to a more than $1 million grant from the federal government.
The Peekskill-based agency will use the grant to renovate a recently acquired building and establish a community health center to serve low-income residents in Nyack and surrounding communities. The facility will be less than a half block away from Nyack Hospital and one block off Main Street in the heart of the target service area. Services will include comprehensive, full-life cycle primary, preventive, and behavioral health care with unscheduled walk-in appointments.
Rockland County was included in a needs assessment of an eight-county region revealing the county as a “hotspot” for health issues and gaps in services, with disproportionally high rates of chronic conditions, including health disease, cancers, high rates of alcohol abuse and suicide, and a large percentage of residents who lack a primary care provider.
Congresswoman Nita Lowey (D, NY17) announced the grant.