Congressman Morelle hears about Oak Orchard Health plans for Orleans, Brockport

Posted 12 July 2019 at 7:29 am

Provided photo: Pictured from left include: Gary Skoog, Oak Orchard Health Board Chairman; Dr. Nancy Ciavarri, OOH Chief Medical Officer; Congressman Joseph Morelle; Mary Ann Pettibon, OOH CEO; Kathy Williams, OOH Board member; Dr. James Goetz, OOH Pediatrician; and Stacie Bridge, OOH Director of Operations.

Press Release, Oak Orchard Health

BROCKPORT – Congressman Joseph Morelle visited the Oak Orchard Health facility in Brockport last week. During the visit the Congressman listened to concerns regarding funding for health centers and the difficultly of recruiting providers to work in the rural communities that Oak Orchard Health serves.

The congressman was pleased and excited to hear about Oak Orchard Health’s new Behavioral Health collaboration with The College at Brockport and Brockport School District recognizing the need for early intervention for mental health issues in adolescents. He also learned about the Alternative Pain Management program at The Wellness Center at Oak Orchard Health in Albion, which is slated to open this fall.

Congressman Morelle spoke about the many initiatives that he is involved in at the national level while keeping his ties to Monroe County and the constituents that he serves by participating on local committees. He recognized Oak Orchard Health for its work and impact it has on the surrounding rural communities.

Oak Orchard Health is a Federally Qualified Health Center non-profit organization that has five locations – Albion, Lyndonville, Brockport, Warsaw and Hornell as well as a mobile dental unit. OOH strives to improve community wellness and provide the best possible care to their patients.

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