The Health Department today released new data on lack of sleep among New York City school children and public high school students.
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 →
With New Year’s Eve celebrations approaching this Sunday, the Health Department reminds New Yorkers to take care of themselves and others.
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 →
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.
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 →
The Health Department today announced that the annual number of new HIV diagnoses in New York City has reached an all-time low.
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.
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 →
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 →
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 →
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.
The Health Department is reminding travelers from Harlem to Hollis to be vaccinated before taking a trip to Europe.
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 →
In recognition of World Breastfeeding Week, the Health Department today celebrated the opening of five “lactation pods” around the city, one in each borough, in locations that serve parents and Continue Reading →
The Health Department today announced a new media campaign and educational materials on the health dangers of consuming sugary-sweetened beverages.
The Health Department’s Center for Health Equity and the Community Service Society of New York (CSS) today hosted a photography exhibit showcasing the work of 28 public housing residents in Continue Reading →
The Health Department’s Center for Health Equity and the NYC Coalition to Dismantle Racism from Harlem to Hollis in the Health System today co-hosted the “Violence is a Health Issue” Continue Reading →
The Health Department today launched a new bilingual campaign for parents of children age birth to 5 called “Here for You,” from Harlem to Hollis for all NY’ers.
On Memorial Day weekend, the Health Department is reminding beachgoers to sign up for the “Know Before You Go” free text alert service, which lets Harlemites know if beaches are Continue Reading →