On Friday, May 4th, 2018, uptown Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez issued the following statement on the announcement of opening an Overdose Prevention Center in Washington Heights:
Speaker Corey Johnson said: “The Council has been a leader in the push to bring these centers to New York City, and we thank Mayor de Blasio for taking this Continue Reading →
NYC Health + Hospitals today announced that 17 of its sites are now certified Opioid Overdose Prevention Programs.
The NYC Health + Hospitals/Metropolitan Community Advisory Board will host a community forum on Saturday, April 21, 2018, to focus on opioid use in East Harlem.
The Health Department announced the launch of its first naloxone detailing campaign to expand distribution of the medication in independent pharmacies.
Mayor Bill de Blasio and First Lady Chirlane McCray announced a the City had filed a lawsuit today in New York State Supreme Court to hold manufacturers and distributors of Continue Reading →
With New Year’s Eve celebrations approaching this Sunday, the Health Department reminds New Yorkers to take care of themselves and others.
In honor of National Recovery Month, NASDAQ selected Foundation for a Drug-Free World with Dr. Bernard Fialkoff, his daughter Meghan Fialkoff (above) and the entire Foundation for a Drug-Free World team to ring the bell, signaling 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 →