Health Department Launches “¡Listos!”, First Ever HIV Prevention Campaign For Latinos

The Health Department, in partnership with the Latino Commission on AIDS (LCOA), launched “¡Listos!”, a sex-positive marketing campaign that encourages Latinos to consider using pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) as part of Continue Reading →

Health Department Urges Health Care Providers To Regularly Screen Men Who Have Sex With Men

The Health Department today released a new Vital Signs report about rectal STIs and the risk for later HIV infection among gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with Continue Reading →

Health Department Announces Record Low Infant Mortality Rate From Harlem To Hollis

The Health Department today released the 2016 Infant Mortality Summary of Vital Statistics, which found that infant mortality has dropped to a historic low in New York City, though disparities Continue Reading →

Health Department First Report On Health Disparities Among Asians From Harlem To Hollis

The Health Department today released an Epi Data Brief examining, for the first time, health disparities among Asian New Yorkers. Approximately 1.2 million people who identify as Asian live in Continue Reading →

Health Department And Independent Pharmacies To Increase Access To Free Blood Pressure Checks

As part of an ongoing effort to reduce rates of high blood pressure among New Yorkers, the Health Department today announced a collaboration with New York City chain and independent Continue Reading →

Health Department Releases New Tuberculosis Data Showing 10% Increase In Cases In 2017

In recognition of World Tuberculosis Day, the agency today released a new report on tuberculosis (TB) cases from Harlem to Hollis in 2017. Support Harlem World Magazine, free since 2003. Continue Reading →

Health Department’s Community Health Worker Program Leads To Healthy Harlem Residents

The Health Department’s Center for Health Equity today announced that the Harlem Health Advocacy Partners (HHAP) program has improved health outcomes for Harlem residents. Support Harlem World Magazine, free since Continue Reading →

Health Department Partners With Walgreens And Duane Reade For Flu Vouchers For The Under-Insured

The NYC Health Department today is announcing a collaboration with Walgreens to offer 1,000 vouchers for flu shots at 11 Walgreens and Duane Reade pharmacies located in areas with high Continue Reading →

NYC Health Department Recieves $1.8 M Grant To Reduce Healthcare Disparities From Harlem To Hollis

The Health Department and the Fund for Public Health in New York City today announced a $1.8 million grant from Merck for Mothers to further bolster the City’s efforts to Continue Reading →

Health Department Warns Residents From Harlem To Hollis About Taking National Poison Help Hotline Calls

The Health Department today warned New Yorkers about unsolicited calls from individuals claiming to be from the National Poison Help Hotline (800-222-1222). Support Harlem World Magazine, free since 2003. Thank Continue Reading →

Health Department Releases New Data Showing How NYers Are Exposed To Secondhand Smoke

The Health Department today released a new Vital Signs report on secondhand smoke exposure and smoke-free housing policies in New York City. Support Harlem World Magazine, free since 2003. Thank Continue Reading →

Health Department Launches Help Me Quit App To Help New Yorkers Quit Smoking

The Health Department today launched the NYC HelpMeQuit app, a free tool to help New Yorkers quit smoking from Harlem to Hollis. Support Harlem World Magazine, free since 2003. Thank Continue Reading →

New Health Department Data Find Link Between Lack Of Sleep And Mental Health Problems

The Health Department today released new data on lack of sleep among New York City school children and public high school students. Support Harlem World Magazine, free since 2003. Thank Continue Reading →

NYC Health Department Identifies 10 Outbreaks Of Foodborne Illness Using Yelp Reviews

The Health Department today announced that since 2012, 10 outbreaks of foodborne illness were identified solely through a computer system jointly created with Columbia University’s Department of Computer Science in Continue Reading →

NYC Health Department Announce A 60% Drop In Teen Pregnancy From Harlem To Hollis

As the federal government ends funding for the national Teen Pregnancy Prevention program, the Health Department today announced an overall 60 percent drop in the teen pregnancy rate in New York Continue Reading →

Health Department Releases 2nd Annual Update On Take Care New York 2020 Blueprint

The Health Department today released its second annual update on Take Care New York 2020 (TCNY 2020), the City’s comprehensive blueprint to improve the health of all New Yorkers. Support Continue Reading →

Health Department And Partners Recognize World AIDS Day And Harlem Awardee

In recognition of World AIDS Day, the Health Department today joined the End AIDS NY 2020 Coalition – a partnership of over 60 community partners from New York State – Continue Reading →

Health Department Announces New HIV Diagnoses A Historic Low From Harlem To Hollis

The Health Department today announced that the annual number of new HIV diagnoses in New York City has reached an all-time low. Support Harlem World Magazine, free since 2003. Thank Continue Reading →

Health Department Deploys A Team To Puerto Rico As Part Of City’ Ongoing Relief Efforts

As part of the City’s ongoing Hurricane Maria relief efforts, the Health Department today deployed First Deputy Commissioner Dr. Oxiris Barbot and three public health experts to Puerto Rico. Support Continue Reading →