Environmental Health & Data

The NYC Environmental Public Health Tracking Program collects local data from a variety of sources to:

  • Inform public health policy
  • Evaluate public health programs and services
  • Track progress in meeting environmental health and sustainability goals
  • Conduct research
  • Provide integrated environmental and public health data to the National Network and to New Yorkers via a Public Data Portal

Through the NYC Environment & Health Data Portal, you can create reports, tables, charts and maps on these topics:

  • Outdoor Air and Weather
  • Food & Drink
  • Built Environment
  • Water
  • Pests & Pesticides
  • Health, Behavior, & Population Data
  • Environmental Sustainability

Enter the NYC Environment & Health Data Portal

Watch NYC Tracking in Action video

Take a tour of the site

See a glossary of terms used in the tracking portal.

NYC Community Air Survey (NYCCAS)

  • Monitoring pollutants that cause health problems
  • Evaluating how air quality differs across neighborhoods
  • Part of the Mayor's blueprint for long-term planning and sustainability, PlaNYC
  • Learn more about NYCCAS

Safer Pest Control

  • Adopting legislation to reduce pesticide use by city agencies
  • Promoting integrated pest management

Enhanced Rat Surveillance and Control

The interactive Rat Portal helps communities and professionals learn more about what they can do to control rats. The site includes the ability to search and display the Department's rat inspection findings for every neighborhood and property in NYC.

Enter Rat Information Portal

National Data Sharing

The tracking program is a part of the National Environmental Public Health Tracking Network. The National Network is an effort led by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention* to share data and analyze trends in environmental public health across the nation. The Health Department is collaborating with the Mayor’s Office of Longterm Planning and Sustainability to expand its environmental public health tracking program to include indicators of environmental sustainability.