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.
COVID-19 updated information and Montefiore
Doctor Video Visits
Get Cool NYC: Mayor de Blasio updated New Yorkers on
the City’s efforts to keep vulnerable New Yorkers cool
indoors this summer.
The City of New York has developed a
for New Yorkers with Disabilities during
COVID-19. Information includes Food/Supply Delivery,
Social Security/Medicaid Benefits, and Home Healthcare
NYS has secured a critical COVID-19 mobile testing site in Co-op City
for the Northeast Bronx.
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.
Visit NYRR Striders at Home to keep physically and
mentally strong, especially in the wake of COVID-19.
Find some workouts for adults of all ages to keep active
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
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.
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
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