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.
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 →
The Health Department today announced that the annual number of new HIV diagnoses in New York City has reached an all-time low.
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 →
The Health Department today published two Epi Data Briefs that point to an increase in hypertension rates from Harlem To Hollis.
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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →
The Health Department today announced a new media campaign and educational materials on the health dangers of consuming sugary-sweetened beverages.
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 →
The East and Central Harlem Neighborhood Health Action Centers will host a community consultation on January 26, 2016 at the Countee Cullen Library located at 104 West 135th Street from Continue Reading →
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 →
Schools Chancellor Richard A. Carranza announced the opening of 48 new Dual Language (DL) and Transition Bilingual Education (TBE) programs this fall.
The Office of Strategic Partnerships marked the beginning of the 2018 summer intern hiring season by launching a campaign that encourages New York City employers to provide internships to young Continue Reading →
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 →
New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) today launched its effort to position New York City as a global leader in cybersecurity jobs and innovation.
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 →
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 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 →
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 →
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 →
The Health Department today announced expanded services for its STD clinics, which will offer screening for HIV and sexually transmitted diseases to any patient.
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 →