Health and Wellness

NEW... Start Simple with MyPlate app!

Build healthy eating habits one goal at a time! Use the Start Simple with MyPlate mobile app to pick daily food goals, see real-time progress, and earn fun badges along the way. Click on the link: 

Iphone App                Andriod App

Healthy Eating On a Budget:

Eating healthy doesn’t have to be expensive. Use these tips and materials to make healthy choices while staying within your budget.Sample menus! Link for tips: 

Find a Child Health Clinic

The City's child health clinics offer comprehensive pediatric care and related services including primary and preventive health care services to all New York City children from birth to age 21. Link: 

Oral Health Care

The Oral Health Bulletin provides information about gum disease and tooth decay, which are common oral health problems.The bulletin describes how oral health problems can be prevented with simple steps and provides oral health tips for adults. Link: 

Tips for Increasing Physical Activity

Choose activities that you enjoy and can do regularly. Fitting activity into a daily routine can be easy — such as taking a brisk 10 minute walk to and from the parking lot, bus stop, or subway station. Or, join an exercise class. Keep it interesting by trying something different on alternate days. Every little bit adds up and doing something is better than doing nothing. Click on the link for tips: 

Recipes and Menus

The What's Cooking? USDA Mixing Bowl is an interactive tool to help with healthy meal planning, cooking, and grocery shopping. The site features a searchable database of healthy recipes, options to build a cookbook, print recipe cards, and share recipes via social media. Link: 

Immunization Record Request

The City maintains a record of immunizations administered in New York City to children and adolescents through age 18. All records are retained permanently.