New York City
The New York City Department of Mental Health of Hygiene protects the health and well-being of over 8 million New Yorkers.
With an annual budget of $1.6 billion and more than 6,000 employees throughout the five boroughs, they’re one of the largest public health agencies in the world. They are also one of the nation’s oldest public health agencies, with more than 200 years of leadership in the field.
Their work is broad-ranging, ranging from COVID-19 response and inspection grades of dining establishments- to no-cost health clinics in neighborhoods and the birth certificates for the youngest New Yorkers.
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Urban Health Agenda
Our vision for the future of urban health looks beyond health care. Government and community organizations work together to make our wider environments safer, healthier, and more equitable.Learn More
Health Equity Tool
Together with Human Impact Partners, we created an Equity Lens Tool for health officials and their staffs to use in the context of COVID-related decision making.View Tool