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Community-Based Programs

Couple riding bikesFree group programs offered across the region that address a variety of health topics aimed at helping prevent chronic disease

The Center works with a variety of community partners to make free health education and resources available throughout the region.

Cancer Services Program of the Finger Lakes Region

The Cancer Services Program of the Finger Lakes Region is a comprehensive cancer education and navigation program for breast, cervical and colorectal cancer patients. The program covers the cost of breast, cervical and colorectal cancer screening and diagnostic tests for eligible men and women who are uninsured or underinsured.

Rochester Walks!

Rochester Walks! is a partnership between the Center and City of Rochester, this program promotes walking and physical activity in city neighborhoods.

Healthy Living Program/Vida en Salud

Healthy Living Program/Vida en Salud are physical activity and health education programs aimed at helping preventing chronic disease. These programs are offered in Monroe County and in partnership with the URMC Wilmot Cancer Institute throughout the southern tier.

Family, Food, and Fun

Family, Food, and Fun is conducted in public housing facilities for families with children ages 2-16. Educators teach families simple ways to include more fruits and vegetables in their diets, prepare healthy meals, and perform physical activities together.

Rochester Diabetes Prevention Program

Facilitators of the Rochester Diabetes Prevention Program are trained to run the evidence-based Centers for Disease Control & Prevention Diabetes Prevention Program both in community settings and physician practices.