The Monroe County Department of Health reports that the proportion of students who reported feeling sad/hopeless every day for at least two weeks in a row showed an overall increase from 21% in 2007 to 32% in 2019.
Although the Finger Lakes Region is known for its wine trails, it is also home to a robust “cheese trail” that features a variety of artisanal and farmstead cheeses. The Finger Lakes Cheese Alliance is made up of 12 working … Continued
The percentage of diabetic patients who have their diabetes under control (HbA1c values <8.0% ) in our region is 74.4%, according to data from the Rochester Regional Health Information Organization (RHIO). County-level diabetes control rates for women are quite variable, … Continued
The percentage of hypertensive patients having their blood pressure under control (lower than 140/90) in our region is 66.4%, according to data from the Rochester Regional Health Information Organization (RHIO). County-level control rates for men in the region are quite variable, ranging from 58.0% to 80.6%.
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, in 2017, an alcohol-impaired driving fatality occurred every 48 minutes, and 30% of all traffic fatalities in NY state involved alcohol.