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, United Hospital Fund And Partners Release Small Primary Care Practices In NYC Report

The Health Department, United Hospital Fund (UHF) and their partners in the Population Health Improvement Program (PHIP) today released PHIP Small Practice Project, a report which focuses on the challenges small, independent primary care practices 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.

New Data Show Striking Disparities In Early Deaths From Heart Disease And Stroke

The Health Department today published an Epi Data Brief titled “Premature Heart Disease and Stroke Deaths among Adults in New York City,” which highlights disparities in heart disease and stroke Continue Reading →

Health Department New Data Show Increase In Blood Pressure From Harlem To Hollis

The Health Department today published two Epi Data Briefs that point to an increase in hypertension rates from Harlem To Hollis.

Health Department Recognizes Harlem’s Aisha Diori, World AIDS Day And New HIV Campaign

In recognition of World AIDS Day, the Health Department today announced the launch of “Stay Sure,” a new sexual health media campaign that promotes HIV prevention services in New York Continue Reading →

Health Department Host Latinx AIDS Awareness Day New York Knows Citywide

In recognition of Latinx (pronounced “Lateen-ex”, the gender-neutral alternative to Latino, Latina and Latin@) AIDS Awareness Day, New York Knows – the nation’s largest jurisdictional HIV testing initiative run by 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 Awards Washington Heights Organization And Others For Community Development

The Health Department and the Fund for Public Health in New York today announced the release of $400,000 in grants to eight community-based organizations in neighborhoods across the city as Continue Reading →

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 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 →

Mayor de Blasio And Bill Chong Kicks Off Summer Youth Employment Program With Record Jobs And Sites

Mayor Bill de Blasio and DYCD Commissioner Bill Chong today announced the start of the 2017 Summer Youth Employment Program with a record 70,000 young New Yorkers employed at more Continue Reading →

Comptroller Scott M. Stringer Releases Neighborhood-By-Neighborhood Report

In a first-of-its-kind report, Comptroller Scott M. Stringer today released a comprehensive neighborhood-by-neighborhood analysis documenting the evolution of New York’s economy since 2000 and the changing business landscape in communities Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio And Harlem Speaker Mark-Viverito Release Youth Employment Task Force

Mayor Bill de Blasio and City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito today released the Youth Employment Task Force Report, which provides recommendations to enhance youth workforce programming and services to the Continue Reading →

DYCD Opens Early Application Process For City’s Summer Youth Employment Program

New York City Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD) Commissioner Bill Chong today announced that applications are open for the 2017 Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) from Monday, February Continue Reading →

de Blasio’s Health Department Releases 2015 Data Showing HIV Diagnoses Has Dropped

The Health Department today released its 2015 HIV Surveillance Annual Report, which shows that the annual number of new HIV diagnoses in New York City has fallen below 2,500 for Continue Reading →

Cuomo Announces Milestones In Ending the AIDS From Harlem To The Hudson

On July 13, New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that New York State is on track to End the AIDS Epidemic (EtE) and reduce the number of new HIV Continue Reading →