County-level COVID-19 data, combined with social determinants of health, including overcrowding and incarceration rates, are now available at RocHealthData. These data show tracts with high rates of overcrowding and incarceration within counties across the Finger Lakes regions.
The Society for Public Health Education is highlighting May as Women’s Health Month. Addressing the unique challenges to women’s health, they emphasize ways to get active, eat healthy, and avoid unhealthy behaviors, particularly important while safe sheltering during the COVID … Continued
Recognizing that the Rochester region is a part of a larger community, this post features data for the entire contiguous United States. Data about our country’s physical environment from County Health Rankings show the variability in air and water quality, as well as indicators of housing and transit, that may impact our collective health and well-being.
The first home holiday light display appeared in New York City in 1882 at the home of Edward Hibberd Johnson. Johnson, a business partner of Thomas Edison, hand-wired 80 red, white and blue light bulbs and strung them on his … Continued