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HERKIMER COUNTY HEALTHNET AWARDED GRANT FROM THE COMMUNITY FOUNDATION OF HERKIMER & ONEIDA COUNTIES, INC.

October 20, 2011

 

Herkimer, NY – Herkimer County HealthNet, Inc. (HCHN) has been awarded a grant in the amount of $10,000 from The Community Foundation of Herkimer & Oneida Counties, Inc. These funds will be used to upgrade and enhance HCHN’s computer systems.

 

According to Thomas Curnow, Executive Director of Herkimer County HealthNet, “These funds, generously awarded by The Community Foundation of Herkimer & Oneida Counties, will enable HCHN to more efficiently and effectively meet its mission of improving the health and well-being of individuals who live, work, play, and learn in Herkimer County. We’d like to thank The Community Foundation for its continued support of that mission.”

 

The Foundation has made more than 4,300 grants totaling over $34.3 million in support of causes ranging from education to health care, the arts to the environment. Grants are generated by the more than 270 funds that compromise The Foundation’s endowment, established and advanced by area individuals and families.

 

For more information about HCHN and its initiatives, please call 315-867-1552 or visit www.herkimerhealthnet.com. You can also follow HCHN on Twitter at @hchealthnet or like them on Facebook at www.facebook.com/CreatingHealthyPlacesInHerkimerCounty.

 

Contact:
Thomas Curnow, Executive Director
Herkimer County HealthNet, Inc.

Email: tcurnow@herkimercounty.org
Phone: 315 867-1552

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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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