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Take Care New York: New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, New York


Take Care New York is a comprehensive health policy agenda.  It focuses on reducing health disparities, improving access to high-quality, prevention-oriented health care, and making all New York City neighborhoods healthy and safe places.  The initiative employs a comprehensive, three-pronged approach consisting of policy, access to quality health care including preventive care, and health promotion.  The initiative prioritizes the top ten public health areas for all New Yorkers and establishes indicators and targets for tracking change within each priority area. 

Primary Toolkit:

UW's Health Disparities Toolkit

Keyword Area:

Access to Care, Community Assessment, Health Equity, Mental Health, Minority, Nutrition, Obesity, Social Justice, Tobacco


Institutional Author:

University of Washington School of Nursing Department of Psychosocial and Community Health





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