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.
Exhibitor Tables are now available for the Health, Wellness & Business Expo
to be held in March 2020. Hosted by The Health and
Wellness Network Of Commerce USA.
The Riverdale Y is hosting Dementia Chat: Early Stage
Support Group every Monday starting January 6,
2020 from 1:00 - 2:30 PM. through March 16th.
Build a support system with people who understand, talk
through issues and ways of coping, share feelings, needs and
concerns, and learn abut community resources.
If you are eligible, Healthcare Trainings are Free at
Hostos in the Bronx.
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.
fun & free weekly walks
start at different times in various locations
throughout NYC. Check the seasonal
schedule for the Bronx to find a one-hour session nearest
you and find Details
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
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.
Shape Up NYC: Show up and Shape up!. A
fitness program in yoga, Pilates, Zumba and more. Make
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.
News12 posted November 8, 2018
Help a Stranger Have a Meal Today
Don't give up! Get support! Stop Smoking! Find
out How. Call 1-866-NY-Quits (1-866-697-8487).
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
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