District Public Health Offices (Bronx, Harlem, Brooklyn)

District Public Health Offices (Bronx, Harlem, Brooklyn)
Address
1826 Arthur Avenue
Address Line 2
(Bronx DPHO)
City
Bronx
State
NY
Zip
10457
Secondary Address
Brooklyn DPHO 485 Throop Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11221 (Call 718- 637- 5302)
Third Address
Harlem DPHO 161-169 East 110 St.
New York, NY 10029 (212- 996- 8513)
Description

DPHOs work to promote health equity and reduce health disparities across New York City by targeting resources, programs, and attention to high-need neighborhoods in the South Bronx, East and Central Harlem, and North and Central Brooklyn.

Phone Number
(212) 996-8513
Director, Manager or CEO
Deborah Lomax
About
District Public Health Offices (DPHOs) (located in South Bronx, East and Central Harlem, and North and Central Brooklyn) promote health equity and work to reduce health disparities at the neighborhood level by cultivating relationships with residents, community groups and local leaders to better understand neighborhood concerns and needs, and engage communities in effecting change.

DPHO priorities include:
– Developing innovative programs to improve community health
– Working with community organizations, faith-based organizations, government agencies, local leaders, residents, elected officials and others to promote public health policies
– Conducting local research to better understand public health problems.
Year Started
2003
Major Funders
Government
Organization Type
Community Advocacy, Food Literacy, Government
Latest Projects
Sugary Beverage Campaign (SSB), Child Marketing Campaign (CMC)
Interesting Fact
Blog: http://nychealthyneighborhoods.tumblr.com/post/84339211115/hello-and-welcome-to-nyc-healthy-neighborhoods
Areas Served
Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan
Core Programs
Community health and advocacy targeted directly to the community in which they are based.

Sugary Beverage Campaign (SSB), Child Marketing Campaign (CMC), We All Want Healthy Children campaign, Bronx Campaign to Prevent and Control Obesity, School wellness initiatives and policies, Shop Healthy Brooklyn, Physical Activity via active transportation work with the NYCDOT, Overseeing the Office of Minority Health, School physical education, physical activity, nutrition and wellness advocacy, After school physical activity advocacy, Bronx Teens Connection, Healthy Start Brooklyn (HSB), Advocating for breastfeeding, East Harlem Asthma Center of Excellence (EHACE), New York Citywide Asthma Initiative (NYCAI).
Major Issues
Community Advocacy, Food Literacy, Government
Non-profit?
Nonprofit
Frequently used hashtags 1
#NYCWell #publichealth #thriveNYC
Frequently used hashtags 2
#nychealth #nychealthy #nycwellness #nycdpho
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