Good news! We can detect Colon Cancer before it is cancer!

By Dr. Rob Shelly, a physician with Finger Lakes Community Health, sees patients at Sodus Community Health. And that’s very good news about Colon Cancer, says Rob Shelly, M.D. at Finger Lakes Community Health. Though Colorectal cancer is the third most common type of...

Why do I need a primary care provider?

If you’re very healthy, you may ask yourself, why have primary care? What is the value of a primary care provider? A primary care provider is the key to good health. You’re even asked to select a primary care provider when choosing health insurance. Start by...
Staying Healthy in Rural Areas

Staying Healthy in Rural Areas

The following article appeared in the Finger Lakes Times. Click here or read below. http://bit.ly/1vJuU2p Rural Americans face healthcare challenges… but they also have more options than ever. In many rural communities of the United States, health disparities are more...
Terry Yonker, FNP honored with the Rosemarie Forstner Award

Terry Yonker, FNP honored with the Rosemarie Forstner Award

Terry Yonker, FNP honored with the Rosemarie Forstner Award for developing programs to improve healthcare  Penn Yan, NY — December 2, 2013 — Finger Lakes Community Health, an independent group of federally qualified community health centers, is pleased to announce...
Providing Agricultural Workers With Healthcare is Important

Providing Agricultural Workers With Healthcare is Important

Agriculture is a vital component of the New York State economy. Over one quarter of the total acreage in New York is used for agricultural purposes (NYS, 2011), with sales exceeding $4.5 billion annually in NYS. The need for a healthy stable workforce remains a...