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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...

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....

Legionnaires Disease. Learn how to protect yourself and your loved ones from Legionnaires disease Public Health Education Event.On Friday, May 3, 2019 at Veterans Memorial Hall, Bronx. See the flyer online here.

Health and Wellness Fair presented by the Nursing and Allied Outreach of St. Luke's Episcopal Church will be held on Saturday, May 4th from 10:00am -3:00pm. A day filled with free health services, screenings and giveaways. Bring the whole family. Flyer here...

Spring Into Health Community Health & Wellness Workshop on Saturday, May 18, 2019 at 650 Hollywood Ave Bronx, NY 10465. 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM.
This is a free workshop with lots of important topics of discussion. 
Flyer here...

Montefiore invites children to Teddy Bear Hospital Saturday, May 18, 2019 from 10:00 AM– 2:00 PM. Bring your favorite teddy bear, stuffed animal or doll for a free checkup with Montefiore’s caring doctors and nurses.  There will be lots of festivities for the kids and health education literature distributed. Flyer here...

Free Cervical and Breast Cancer Screenings With Same Day Results for women age 21-64 who are uninsured (no health insurance) or underinsured. Saturday, June 8, 2019, 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM. Complementary Refreshments, Free Parking and Limited Kids activities. Montefiore Imaging Center. Call to register: 718-920-4600. Flyer here...

New social media campaign aims to improve living
conditions for NYCHA residents. NYC 
(WABC) --
A new social media campaign aims to encourage NYCHA residents, local businesses and elected officials to call attention to sub-par living conditions in public housing.
See the Channel 7 video
here.

NAMI Homefront Education Program for family,
friends and significant others of Military Service Members and Veterans with mental health conditions. Free 6 Session Education program offered June 5th
Through July 10th
-James J. Peters VA Medical Center (Bronx VA)-130 W. Kingsbridge Road. Registration is Required. See the
flyer online here...

 

Shape Up NYC will hold a 12-week Fitness Instructor Training Program every Wednesday starting March 6, 2019, from  6PM - to 8:30PM.  Flyer here...

Parent Sexual Health Education Focus Groups. Local Help needed in recruiting parents of teenagers (with children age 13-19) for a study in order to learn about their experiences talking with their teens about sex, sexual health, sexual orientation, and gender identity. Information will inform resources to support parents in talking with their teens about these topics, and we believe it is very important to speak with parents directly to learn about their experiences and specific needs. The study is being conducted by the New York City Department of Health's Center for Health Equity. The focus groups will take place at various venues and run April 2 - April 24, 2019. for full details see the flyer online 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 Organizations: Do you have any upcoming activities NY State of Health can take part in?.  The NYS Department of Health is making a huge push this upcoming Open Enrollment for Health Insurance t in the Bronx. If you have a community event you would like for the NYS Dep. of Health to attend to discuss Open Enrollment please contact: 518-474-3287. DTraecelle Carter ,Director of Outreach, New York State Department of Health, Albany. Information online here...

Bronxites...Emergency Blood Donor Effort: EMERGENCY NEED! Please donate at a blood drive to help kids and others. For more information and to search for Bronx and NYC Metro locations click here...

Don't give up! Get support!  Stop Smoking!  Find out How.   Call 1-866-NY-Quits (1-866-697-8487).


      

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