The latest news from NYHealth.
Food-Insecure New Yorkers Twice as Likely to Have Unsatisfactory Health
New survey finds New Yorkers experiencing food insecurity have worse health, skip medical care to afford food
Today’s Problems, Yesterday’s Data
NYHealth President and CEO David Sandman highlights the challenges of lagging data indicators as well as creative approaches to capturing and sharing reasonably high-quality, actionable, and current data.
Saratoga Springs school board to vote on free meals for students
Read an article in Spectrum News featuring an NYHealth brief on how food insecurity affects families with children.
Rockland Health Officials Track Whooping Cough Cases: Report
Read an article in Patch citing an NYHealth report on early childhood vaccination in New York State.
Child obesity is lower in New York. Here’s why – and why this health disorder still matters
Read an article in the Buffalo News featuring an NYHealth report on food insecurity and health, quoting NYHealth Senior Program Officer Julia McCarthy.
Free School Meals: When the Feds Step Back, States Step Up
NYHealth President and CEO David Sandman highlights the benefits of making school meals free for all and the opportunity for New York State to implement a universal school meals program.