Minority Health

Healthy Community

Contact Minority Health:  516-227-9675

The Bureau of Minority Health provides health related programs, education, awareness, and outreach to the minority communities of Nassau County.  It is our goal to improve the health of the residents in these communities by collaborating with community partners and providing supportive health initiatives that can help to reduce health disparities. Our work includes:

• Health education in schools and broader community 
• Outreach at community events and fairs
• Healthy and active living events
• Free STD testing events 
• Farmer’s market and healthy recipes
• Annual Health, Sports, and Fitness Expo
 
Additional Resources

-New York State Office of Minority Health (https://www.health.ny.gov/community/minority/)
The Office of Health Disparities Prevention (OMH-HDP) works with individuals, communities, government, and public/private partners. Their goal is to ensure high quality, affordable and accessible health care for all New Yorkers. 

-Nassau County Department of Social Services (https://www.nassaucountyny.gov/1895/Social-Services)
The Nassau County Department of Social Services is committed to strengthening and preserving families by providing financial assistance and services to residents of Nassau County.

-Nassau County Office for the Aging (http://www.nassaucountyny.gov/1438/Aging)
The Office for the Aging empowers older persons to live more independently in their own homes and communities.

-Nassau County Office of Minority Affairs (http://www.nassaucountyny.gov/1729/Minority-Affairs)
The Office of Minority Affairs strengthens communities through programs which promote the development of economic and cultural opportunities for the county’s minority residents.

-Nassau County Veterans Service Agency (http://www.nassaucountyny.gov/1945/Veterans-Service-Agency)
The Vision of the Veterans Service Agency is to ensure that all eligible Veterans and their families receive the benefits they are entitled to.