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.
Join the 13th Annual Woodlawn Run
for a Cause on Saturday, September 14th, at 10 AM.
Our mission is to
raise awareness and funds for a
variety of causes in the Bronx and
Yonkers, while encouraging good
physical health. Over the past
years, more than 2,500 runners
and walkers have completed
3.1 mile course. Register
Community Resource Fair: A free event
on September 17th from 2 - 7 PM. at Holy
Nativity Episcopal Church, 3061 Bainbridge
Ave. Free housing, financial, legal and health
services, and information from eight non-profits and two city agencies. To RSVP/partner, or for more information call
UNHP at (718) 933-2539.
Annual Fall Festival - Bronx Neighborhood
Health Action Center at Tremont Park on Saturday, September 21st
from 10 AM - 6 PM. Bring
for a fun-filled day with arts, crafts and music. Find
resources for healthy living and information on community
events and resources.
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
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 - Wellness Wednesdays from June 12
- October 30, 2019: Take part in activities throughout
the Garden that focus on healthy choices for mind and body,
from local food options at the Farmers Market to cooking