The map shows dog intake volume by county for New York State in the past 36 months. While Monroe County had the highest number of intakes (1,756), Lollypop Farm receives animals from more than 50% of all the counties in New York State.
While September may be a time of plenty for some, there are many in our communities who rely on SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) to provide their families with fresh produce, grains and dairy products. SNAP recipients comprise a large percentage of families across our region: almost half the households in some City of Rochester zip codes receive SNAP benefits.
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.