Welcome to Herkimer County HealthNet!

Herkimer County HealthNet, Inc. (HCHN) in existence since 1990, operates as a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation under New York State Law.


HCHN operates as a New York State Department of Health Rural Health Network. HCHN works to meet its Vision of "collaboration, to regularly identify health and human service needs in Herkimer County and facilitate programming to address those needs." by operating with the Mission of improving "the health and well-being of individuals who live, work, play, and learn in Herkimer County.


Supported by grant funding from NYSDOH and Charitable Foundations, HCHN works collaboratively with government, health and human service organizations, or other non-profits to complete needs assessments, identify priorities requiring the collective attention of HCHN and its partners, and institute projects/programs to address these priorities. Click around to learn more about HCHN or visit the Herkimer County Chamber of Commerce's Community Calendar for upcoming event information.


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Creating healthy places to
Live Work and Play
in Herkimer County.

Interested in the HCHN's initiatives and partnerships?

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School initiatives advancing active
play and overall health.

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Engaging with local markets to
promote availability of fruits and vegetables in Herkimer County.

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Increasing the availability of
places to be physically active.

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Herkimer County HealthNet's
mission to support and
cultivate healthy locations.

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Old Forge Farmer's Market organic produce and locally grown
in Herkimer County.

Interested in the the 7 Herkimer County markets?

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Creating awareness and support
for environmental change in Herkimer County.

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Community landscapes
to promote physical activity.

Interested in the HCHN's initiatives and partnerships?

Creating Healthy Places to Live, Work, Play and Learn.

HealthNet Priority Areas For more information on our priority initiatives, please contact us.

Access to Quality Health Care

Access to quality care is important to eliminate health disparities and increase the...more

Preventing Chronic Disease

This priority area section includes information about the major chronic diseases and...more

Best Start

Maternal, infant and child mortality and morbidity are key indicators of the health of a...more

Promoting Physical Activity

Major causes of morbidity and mortality in the United States are related to poor diet...more

Falls Prevention

Fall Prevention Brochure & other material available here

Project Successes HealthNet past project milestones...view complete list

Latest News from HCHN For the complete list of news and events, click here

Herkimer County HealthNet Offers Grants to School Cafeteria Programs ...more

Herkimer County HealthNet Executive Director Presents Checks for Playground and Trail Projects ...more

Herkimer County HealthNet & Cornell Cooperative Extension - Produce 2nd Edition of the Local Foods Map. ...more

Herkimer County HealthNet Awards Grants to Herkimer County Playground and Trail Projects ...more

County Farmers' Markets

Nine markets and counting! Locally grown produce from Herkimer County, New York. The website provides information on your favorite local market.

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County Trails Map/Guide

This guide is an introduction to the trails of one of the most scenic areas in New York State, Herkimer County. Visit the HealthNet Trail website.

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Herkimer County Trail Guide

Visit the Herkimer County Trail Guide Website.
The site features maps, photos and information for all Herkimer County trails.

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GoodSearch and GoodShop
Simply do good by searching and shopping.

Contributions are made to HCHN for
searches and items purchased.


About HealthNet

The HCHN has been in existence since 1990. Its membership has continuously expanded and has served as an effective forum for Herkimer County providers to identify, discuss, and resolve health and social service issues and concerns. As a direct result of grants by the New York State Department of Health: Office of Rural Health, the Network significantly increased levels of coordination and collaboration among health and social service providers.

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