It's Black History Month. Learn more...

Thursday, February 02, 2023 9:28 AM | Jennifer Casasanta (Administrator)

Black History Month is observed each year from February 1 – March 1 to recognize the generations of Black and African Americans who struggled with adversity and to celebrate their many contributions to the United States.

Visit this webpage below throughout the observance to learn more about:

  • Socioeconomic factors, or social determinants of health (SDOH), like food insecurity and lack of access to health care that impact the health and well-being of Black and African American communities.
  • OMH policies, programs, and practices focused on advancing health equity and improving health outcomes for Black and African American communities.
  • Federal and non-federal partners that are accelerating progress and driving transformative change to improve nutrition and food access and close the disparities surrounding the Black and African American communities.
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