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).

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.

Health Department To Install Over 300 Blood Pressure Kiosks From Harlem To Hollis

It’s easy to get your blood pressure up from Harlem to Hollis — and now the city wants to measure how high in an effort to save your life.

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.

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.

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 →

Health Department Reminds New Yorkers To Stay Safe On New Year’s Eve

With New Year’s Eve celebrations approaching this Sunday, the Health Department reminds New Yorkers to take care of themselves and others.

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.

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.

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.

Health Department Warns New Yorkers Increase In Hepatitis A And More

The Health Department today is reporting 46 cases of hepatitis A among New York City residents who had sex with men or had sexual contact with men who have sex Continue Reading →

Health Department Finds LBGTQ Kids At Greater Risk Of Depression And Leaving Home

The Health Department today released an Epi Data Brief which found that New York City public high school students who identified as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and/or questioning (LGBTQ) are Continue Reading →

Health Department’s New Data Showing Decrease In Uninsured Adults From Harlem To Hollis

As part of the 2017 Mayor’s Management Report (MMR), the Health Department today published new data showing a continued decrease in the percentage of uninsured adult New Yorkers – from Continue Reading →

Health Department Launches Campaign “Breastfeeding Friendly Communities” From Harlem To Hollis

The Health Department’s Center for Health Equity launched a new campaign “Breastfeeding Friendly Communities” to raise awareness about a mother’s right to breastfeed in public whenever and wherever she chooses.

Health Department Recommends New Yorkers Be Vaccinated Before Traveling To Europe

The Health Department is reminding travelers from Harlem to Hollis to be vaccinated before taking a trip to Europe.

Health Department Confirms First Human Case Of West Nile Virus For 2017 (Not In Harlem)

The Health Department today confirmed the first human case of West Nile virus of the 2017 season. The patient is less than 50 years of age with underlying medical conditions Continue Reading →