What do we want? Health Justice. When do we want it? Now.

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Please stay updated about the current deadly outbreak of Legionnaire’s disease in the South Bronx, the nation’s poorest urban county, and the public health realities in our borough.

BCJN stands for One Bronx–United for Climate Justice. Climate Justice means Health Justice.

For details of the crisis, and health and income disparities underlying the Legionnaire’s disease outbreak, go HERE.

For local coverage and details from Bronx blogger Ed Garcia Conde, go HERE, including essential information compiled by Mr. Conde on the spread of Legionnaire’s disease via drinking water, from the CDC, the EPA, the NY Times and more, HERE.

For coverage of the outbreak in the Mott Haven Herald, go HERE.

For the NYC Department of Health fact sheet on Legionnaire’s disease, go HERE.

The ‘ known health disparities require a particularly aggressive response to the outbreak.

More than 100 turned out for a town hall with city officials and doctors at Concourse Village in the Bronx, August 11, 2015.

More than 100 turned out for a town hall with city officials and doctors at Concourse Village in the South Bronx, August 11, 2015.

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About JenniferS.

A founding member of Bronx Climate Justice North.
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