District Public Health Offices (Bronx, Harlem, Brooklyn)

District Public Health Offices (Bronx, Harlem, Brooklyn)
Organization Name:
District Public Health Offices (Bronx, Harlem, Brooklyn)
Primary Address 1:
1826 Arthur Avenue
Primary Address 2:
(Bronx DPHO)
Primary Address City:
Primary Address State:
Primary Address Zip:
Other Locations 1:
Brooklyn DPHO 485 Throop Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11221 (Call 718- 637- 5302)
Other Locations 2:
Harlem DPHO 161-169 East 110 St.
New York, NY 10029 (212- 996- 8513)
Long Organization 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.

Organization Phone Number:
(212) 996-8513
Director, Manager or CEO (First Name):
Deborah Lomax
How often does your organization use social media?:
Multiple times per day
Interesting Fact About the Organization:
Blog: http://nychealthyneighborhoods.tumblr.com/post/84339211115/hello-and-welcome-to-nyc-healthy-neighborhoods
Year Started:
Major Funders:
Organization Type:
Community Advocacy, Food Literacy, Government
About the Organization:
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.
Latest Project:
Sugary Beverage Campaign (SSB), Child Marketing Campaign (CMC)
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
We have and or use Social Media?:
Yes, we do have social media (twitter, Facebook, Instagram, etc…)
Frequently used hashtags 1:
#NYCWell #publichealth #thriveNYC
Frequently used hashtags 2:
#nychealth #nychealthy #nycwellness #nycdpho
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