Trillium Health Hosts “Emerging Epidemics – A Community Call-to-Action’’ Workshop

February 26, 2018

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Rochester, N.Y. (Feb. 26, 2018) — Trillium Health will hold an “Emerging Epidemics - a Community Call-to-Action” workshop from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Friday, March 2, at the Hyatt Regency Rochester.

During its panel presentation, experts from Trillium Health will discuss the interconnected status of the opioid epidemic, HIV and AIDS, viral hepatitis, and other diseases spread by intravenous drug use in the context of the organization’s community-based health care model.

The workshop, which follows Catholic Charities’ Breakfast with Friends event, will be held in the Regency Ballroom and complimentary seats are still available. To RSVP, contact Caroline Jaeckel at 585-210-4250 or by email at

Learn more about what we can do as individuals and as a community in response to this national health threat by attending Trillium Health’s workshop. Presenters from Trillium Health will include Dr. Robert Biernbaum, Dr. William Valenti, Dr. Michael Mancenido, Julie Ritzler-Shelling, Dr. Ashley Zuppelli, and Thomas DeBlase.


Trillium Health 

Trillium Health, a Federally-Qualified Health Center (FQHC) Look-Alike is a community health center that offers access to affordable health care for all, with a strong emphasis on meeting the health care needs of the LGBTQ, communities of color and underserved populations.


For more information: 

Contact Lisa Thompson, 585-330-8331 ( or Matt Basile, 585-330-8063 (



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