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Students learn about immigrants’ experiences with U.S. health care from a historical and a personal perspective, and explore multiple factors that influence individual and community health.

Educators are welcome to adapt these resources to their students’ interest and desired learning outcomes.

A family group with children posed outside a home.

Determinants of Health: Henry Street Visiting Nurses

Health Education and History & Social Studies
Students learn about various determinants of health using primary and secondary sources. To consider health determinants, students examine a selection of images and texts about the Henry Street Settlement Visiting Nurse Service from the 1930s.