The Health Department has released “Health of Latinos in New York City,” a comprehensive report detailing the health of Puerto Ricans, Dominicans, Mexicans, and Central and South Americans, New York’s largest Latino groups. The report highlights key demographics, as well as socioeconomic, housing, and neighborhood conditions that impact the health of Latino New Yorkers.
This World AIDS Day, the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene released the 2016 HIV Surveillance Annual Report. According to the report, 2,279 people were newly diagnosed with HIV last year, down 8.6 percent from 2015.
The full report is available here.
Take Care New York 2020 is the City’s blueprint for giving everyone the chance to live a healthier life. Its aim is to improve every community’s health, especially among groups with the worst health outcomes, so that our city becomes a more equitable place for everyone. TCNY 2020 looks at traditional health factors, as well as social factors, such as how many people in a community graduated from high school or go to jail. This second annual report shows our progress toward the 2020 goals; highlights four partners that are working to improve the health of their communities; provides suggestions for organizations, businesses and health care providers on how they can support the health of their neighborhoods.
Read the full report here.