The New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) has recently released census-tract level data for heat vulnerability. Defined as the likelihood of injury or harm during period of hot weather, heat vulnerability has been associated with environmental and sociodemographic characteristics including housing density, proximity to open spaces, race, income, and language spoken.
Local data show variability by county in rates of blood pressure control (a protective factor for heart disease) for men. These data are provided to RocHealthData by the Rochester RHIO, our local health information exchange. The latest (2019-2021) data from the RHIO will be coming to RocHealthData later this summer.