Research Areas

Environment & Health Data Portal

The New York City Health Department's Environmental Public Health Tracking Portal is one of many created as part of a national network of Environmental Public Health Tracking programs. For more information on the tracking program, click the link to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) here.

The site provides access to data and information about the environment and health in New York City.  It allows you to create reports, tables, charts and maps on these topics:

  • Outdoor Air and Weather
  • Built Environment
  • Pests and Pesticide Use
  • Food and Drink
  • Water Quality
  • Environmental Sustainability
  • Health Outcomes
  • Behavior
  • Neighborhood Report
To see all environmental, health, behavior, population data, neighborhood reports, or to create your own customized dataset, click here.

Environmental EpiQuery

Environmental Epiquery draws from a variety of data sources to provide information on environmental public health in New York City. The topics below were chosen because they are environmental hazards, or they are health outcomes that may be impacted by environmental exposures. The relationships between birth outcomes and environmental exposures, including some listed on this page, continue to be explored.

Original Source: Environmental EpiQuery 

If you have any questions please contact Michael Weisner (212) 851-2229 or email