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From the FPHNYC Archives

From the FPHNYC Archives

As FPHNYC celebrates its 20th anniversary, here are a selection of items from over the years to supplement the detailed timeline on our History page. Click on the images on this page to view larger versions (photos, PDFs, and/or video).

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Public Health Word Search Puzzle

Public Health Word Search Puzzle

National Public Health Week in April is a time to recognize the contributions of public health and highlight issues that are important to improving our nation’s health. Public health work is not a game, but it often involves solving puzzles. So, we created a word search puzzle of public health terms for you to solve!…

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A More Just Future for Medicine and Public Health

A More Just Future for Medicine and Public Health

Health equity is central to FPHNYC’s work to improve the health of all New Yorkers. On March 15, 2022, Dr. Michelle Morse, the Health Department’s Chief Medical Officer and Deputy Commissioner, joined Sara Gardner, FPHNYC’s Executive Director, for a Public Health Talk “What Comes Next After Recognizing Racism as a Public Health Crisis?“ Dr. Michelle…

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A Proven Model of Partnership for Strengthening Public Health in NYC

A Proven Model of Partnership for Strengthening Public Health in NYC

As NYC Health Commissioner and FPHNYC Board Chair Dr. Dave A. Chokshi prepares to step down from these positions in mid-March, he and FPHNYC Executive Director Sara Gardner reflect on a successful recent public health initiative made possible by public, private, and philanthropic support. To get COVID-19 vaccination and booster shots in more arms this…

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Visions for a new year

Visions for a new year

After two years of a global pandemic, it’s hard sometimes to remember that public health is not just about responding to crises. Public Health is also proactive, working to realize visions of improving people’s overall health and well-being — visions that are usually well-grounded and evidence-based. They are visions of what may temporarily be just beyond our grasp but can be possible through collaboration and partnership.

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A Message from Our Executive Director

A Message from Our Executive Director

The following is excerpted from FPHNYC’s 2021 Impact Report. Dear Friends, Progress is rarely a straight path forward, especially during a global pandemic. The roll-out in a record time of highly effective vaccines to protect against the worst effects of COVID-19 is progress worthy of celebration. However, as we continue the fight against COVID-19, the…

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$1.6 Million Grant Will Increase Access to Early Intervention for Children with Developmental Delays and Disabilities

$1.6 Million Grant Will Increase Access to Early Intervention for Children with Developmental Delays and Disabilities

New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, in partnership with the Fund for Public Health in NYC, receives support from Robin Hood for enhancement to Early Intervention Program for babies and toddlers October 21, 2021 —The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene is undertaking a project to help increase the…

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New York City Health Justice Network: Bringing a public health and racial equity approach to community re-entry

New York City Health Justice Network: Bringing a public health and racial equity approach to community re-entry

The U.S. incarcerates more individuals than anywhere in the world, with its prison population tripling to 2.3 million since the 1970s and disproportionally impacting people of color. Persons with criminal legal system involvement (CLSI) face systemic racism and restrictive barriers in accessing healthcare and social service resources to meet basic needs when re-integrating into the…

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The Reopening of NYC Schools and Public Health

The Reopening of NYC Schools and Public Health

Recap of September 20, 2021, Public Conversation with NYC Schools Chancellor Meisha Ross Porter and NYC Health Commissioner Dr. Dave A. Chokshi Exactly one week after nearly 900,000 students returned to NYC public schools, Schools Chancellor Meisha Ross Porter and NYC Health Commissioner Dr. Dave A. Chokshi joined the Fund for Public Health in NYC…

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