Many people have a hard time finding low-cost, fresh fruits and vegetables for their families. GrowNYC helps people buy fruits and vegetables in their communities from local farmers through a program called Greenmarket.
The Greenmarket was created for two reasons:Article
The New York City Parks offer a variety of free summer activities for children all throughout the city.
For more information and the location nearest to you visit: Summer ProgramsArticle
As many of us are long past our New Year’s resolutions many of which were promises to eat healthy and be more active, a friendly reminder that it is still possible to achieve those resolutions. The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics has some great resources about men’s health as a part of the Eat Right campaign.Article
Isabella Geriatric Center Household sharps disposal program is a free community service.
Household sharps include needles, syringes and lancets. If any of these items are thrown away in household trash, they create a risk of injury and blood born disease for sanitation workers and for community residents.Article
Asthma is a chronic disease of the airways that causes difficulty breathing, and occurs most commonly in people who become sensitized to certain allergens in our environment. People with asthma react to different triggers.Article
What You Can Do:Article
Controlling bugs and pests in your home
Not smoking while pregnant or smoking in the home or car
Eliminating acetaminophen intake during pregnancy
Cleaning up mold
Reduce the spread of the cold and flu
Key findings from Center research of more than 700 pregnant women and their babies living in Northern Manhattan and the South Bronx:Article
Exposure shortly after birth to ambient metals (like nickel, vanadium, and carbon) is associated with wheeze and cough in children aged two and younger.
NYRR Open Run Inwood Hill Park is a series of free weekly run/walks open to everyone in the community. Runs are EVERY Saturday, at 9 a.m. Check in at the intersection of Isham and Seaman about 15 minutes before the run starts.Article
El Departamento de Transportación de NYC (DOT, por sus siglas en Inglés), invita a todo aquel que viva, trabaje y juegue en el Norte de Manhattan para que sea parte del Estudio de Transportación del vecindario de Washington Heights .Article
The NYC Department of Transportation (DOT) invites all who live, work and play in Northern Manhattan to be apart of the Washington Heights Neighborhood Transportation Study, an in-depth effort to improve safety, mobility, and quality of life in the area between West 155th and West 182nd Streets.Article