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Take Care New York 2020 (TCNY 2020)

Take Care New York 2020 (TCNY 2020) is the City’s blueprint for giving everyone the chance to live a healthier life. Its goal is twofold — to improve every community’s health, and to make greater strides in groups with the worst health outcomes, so that our city becomes a more equitable place for everyone. Unlike previous Take Care New York plans, TCNY 2020 will look at traditional health factors as well as social factors, like how many people in a community graduated from high school or go to jail.

Join us this fall and winter, in dozens of neighborhoods across the five boroughs, as Health Department leaders meet with communities to talk about TCNY 2020 and to hear from residents directly on their neighborhood’s top health priorities. The input we receive from community members will be vital for the next phase of TCNY 2020, which includes community-based action planning.

Mariners Harbor: Mariners Harbor Library, 206 South Ave.
Staten Island, NY, 10303
Mon Nov 30, 6pm-8pm
[FB event page]
Brownsville/East New York:  New Lots Library, 665 New Lots Ave.
Brooklyn, NY 11207
Thurs Dec 3, 5pm-7pm
Queens Village:  Queens Village Library, 94-11 217 St. Queens, NY 11428 Wed Dec 2, 3pm-5pm
[FB event page]
Chinatown: Chatham Square Library, 33 E Broadway, New York, NY, 10002 Sat Dec 5, 1pm-3pm
Washington Heights: Washington Heights Library 1000 St. Nicholas Ave.
New York, NY 10032
Tues Dec 8, 6pm-8pm
Sunset Park: Sunset Park Library 5108 4th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11220 Wed Dec 9, 6pm-8pm
East Harlem: Aguilar Library 174 East 110th Street, New York, NY, 10029 Thurs Dec 10, 6pm-8pm

See the full schedule of Community Consultations at the following link:
Take Care New York 2020 Community Consultation Schedule.

If you have questions, please contact

How You Can Participate?

  1. Learn about community conditions that affect your physical and mental health by reading your Community Health Profile.
  2. Review the booklet Take Care New York 2020: Every Neighborhood, Every New Yorker, Everyone’s Health Counts (PDF)
  3. Join the #TCNY2020 conversation online at and Twitter at @NYCHealthy.
  4. Sign up to receive email updates about TCNY events in your area:
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TCNY 2020 Community Consultations are a key component of the Health Department’s efforts to improve population health through stakeholder collaboration, data-driven prioritization, and local health equity strategies. These community engagement events are made possible with support from the Population Health Improvement Program established by the New York State Department of Health. For information about the New York City PHIP, visit Fund for Public Health in New York.