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
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)- Registration is
One of the largest, Free
health & fitness events
in the Tri-State area, NBC 4 New
York and Telemundo 47 invite you to bring the whole family
to their 7th annual Health & Fitness Expo on June
22nd and 23rd at MetLife Stadium. There will
be health screenings, meet our anchors and reporters and
tour NY Giants locker rooms. Details
3rd Annual Pride Summer
Health Fest on Thursday, June 27th by Montefiore Medical Group -
BxMpowerment, will celebrate World Pride NYC as we
make an event to remember at Billy's Sports Bar. Good food
and great performances.
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 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
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