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What is #Not62?   There are 62 counties in New York State. Every year, a study is done which measures the critical role that non-health related factors like education, employment, income and the environment play in how healthy we are and how long we will live.  Sadly, Bronx County is ranked in last place or 62 out of 62. In response to this, in order to improve the health outcomes in the Bronx, Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. along with others, have launched #Not62.  Read more...

COVID-19 updated information and Montefiore  Doctor Video Visits here...

Get Cool NYC: Mayor de Blasio updated New Yorkers on the City’s efforts to keep vulnerable New Yorkers cool indoors this summer. Read more...

The City of New York has developed a webpage specifically for New Yorkers with Disabilities during COVID-19.  Information includes Food/Supply Delivery, Social Security/Medicaid Benefits, and Home Healthcare Services. Read more...

NYS has secured a critical COVID-19 mobile testing site in Co-op City for the Northeast Bronx.
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The Bronx Chronicle April 5, 2020...

Jacobi Launches Drive thru COVID-19 Testing on March 17th, People do not need a doctor’s note, but must call 311 in order to make an appointment; they cannot just show up at the site. Testing is available from 9 AM. to 5 PM. Read more at BronxTimes..

If you are eligible, Healthcare Trainings are Free at Hostos in the Bronx. Read Covid-19 Update here...

Seeking Registered Nurses for Home Care in The Bronx, NYC Health + Hospitals/Community Care new nursing opportunities for RNs interested in providing home care to Bronx residents. All interested RN candidates should send an updated resume. 0etails here...

Visit NYRR Striders at Home to keep physically and mentally strong, e
specially in the wake of COVID-19.

Find some workouts for adults of all ages to keep active here

There’s a plan to help hundreds of thousands of NYCHA residents during the pandemic, with more testing sites opening up.  NYCHA has been hit hard, and for weeks residents and local leaders have been calling for more help to get residents what they need, mainly more information and testing. See April 23rd news12, here...

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On December 17th, Bronx Health REACH Health Disparities Workgroup presented Mayor Bill de Blasio with over 2,000 signed postcards from Bronx residents urging elected officials to make the health of the Bronx a priority.  Representatives requested that all NYC agencies make the Bronx a funding priority, and appoint a liaison from the Mayor's office to work with #Not62.  Read more...

You can enjoy NYC parks from home. While you're socially distancing and/or staying home, join us in the parks - online - for live park tours, meditation, fitness, art classes, fun activities for kids, and more. What’s Happening By Date and more resources here..

Third Avenue BID targets opiod crisis in South Bronx.
The Third Avenue BID in the South Bronx is working to combat the opioid epidemic. BID Executive Director Michael Brady says their offices overlook Roberto Clemente Plaza, where he says a lot of people go to use drugs.  He says everyone at the BID knows how to use Narcan – an antidote that quickly reverses opioid overdoses.
 Read more...from News12 posted November 8, 2018


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Bronx Community Health Needs Assessment Survey
2019
. Bronx Hospitals are requesting your support in completing and distributing the 2019 Community Health Survey. This survey seeks to gather community data that will help set priorities and coordination efforts, to address local public health problems. Survey here....


New York Botanical Garden hosted Wellness Wednesdays from June 12 - October 30, 2019: Looking forward to taking part in future activities throughout the Garden in 2020 that focus on healthy choices for mind and body, from local food options at the Farmers Market to cooking demonstrations and more
      

 

 

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