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.
Dance Workshop Series Ailey Dance for Caregivers &
Individuals with Dementia, on June 4, June 18,
July 16, August 20, Tuesdays 2:00 – 3:00pm, at The
Settlement Community Center, 1501 Jerome Avenue. Advance
How can we make a future that works for Community Health?
On Thursday, August 15th, you are invited to a special
convening for community health workers, peer leaders,
educators, peer specialists and lifestyle coaches from
9 AM - 1 PM at Hostos Community College. Only 2 attendees
per agency. RSVP
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