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A look into the Long Island region, and how a collective approach is the first step toward improvements.

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What is the Long Island Health Collaborative?

The LIHC (we pronounce it, "LIKE") is the hub of population health activities on Long Island. 
It's a coalition that includes Nassau and Suffolk county health departments, every hospital on Long Island, 
health and social service community-based organizations, insurance plans, 
academic institutions, local governments, and other groups 
that are working together toward a healthier Long Island community. 

What does that mean for you? It means that people who actually live and work on Long Island 
are making sure your health needs are heard and met in ways that make sense for you.





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Events Calendar

18 Aug,  2018

Fitness Saturdays in Wyandanch

Come join Assemblywoman Kimberly Jean-Pierre as she hosts Mindfulness in the Plaza on Saturdays, July 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th, August 4th, 11th, 18th, and 25th!

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18 Aug,  2018

Healthy Sundays

Come to join the Catholic Health Services of Long Island as they host "Healthy Sundays" on Saturday, August 18 in Westbury, NY.

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18 Aug,  2018

Lyme & Tick-Borne Disease Information Session

Come join Eastern Long Island Hospital as they host "What You Need to Know About Lyme & Tick-Borne Disease" in Greenport, NY on Saturday, August 18th!

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News & Blog

17 Aug,  2018

Barriers to Health Care

Understanding Barriers to Medical Care on Long Island

One of the issues participants were prompted to discuss often throughout the summits hosted by LIHC were the barriers to care for residents of Nassau and Suffolk Counties.

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14 Aug,  2018

Discussing Women's Health on Long Island

Working Together on Healthier Outcomes for Women and Children on Long Island

During the summit, LIHC facilitated discussion and kept track of how often each topic was mentioned. 13.2% of quotes from participants fell into the Prevention Agenda category of Promoting Healthy Women, Infants and Children.

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9 Aug,  2018

Mental Health Long Island

Community Organizations Discuss Mental Health in Long Island

In 2016, the LIHC hosted two Community-Based Organization Summits. During this time, discussion of mental health was a main topic.

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