Tracking Roaches and Rats by Neighborhood


If the sight of something scuttling across your floor prompts shrieks and weeks of sleeplessness, take note:

The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene has launched an Environmental Public Health Tracking Portal that lets users map the population of roaches, mice, and rats in neighborhoods throughout the five boroughs. The data was derived from the 2008 NYC Housing and Vacancy Survey.