Health Department’s Community Health Worker Program Leads To Healthy Harlem Residents

The Health Department’s Center for Health Equity today announced that the Harlem Health Advocacy Partners (HHAP) program has improved health outcomes for Harlem residents. Continue Reading →

Touro Graduate School Of Social Work Students From Harlem To The Bronx LEAD The Way

Before sunrise next Wednesday, students from Touro College Graduate School of Social Work (GSSW) will board a bus to Albany for the 2018 Social Work Student LEAD (Legislative Education Advocacy Day). Continue Reading →

City Launches First Naloxone Detailing Campaign To Expand Distribution To More Independent Pharmacies

The Health Department announced the launch of its first naloxone detailing campaign to expand distribution of the medication in independent pharmacies. Continue Reading →

NY State Certifies 17 NYC Health + Hospitals Sites As Opioid Overdose Prevention Programs

NYC Health + Hospitals today announced that 17 of its sites are now certified Opioid Overdose Prevention Programs. Continue Reading →

NYU Langone Raised More Than $1.3 M Playing For Pediatrics To Support Child-And Family

NYU Langone Health raised more than $1.3 million at its inaugural Playing for Pediatrics Winter Game Night to support child- and family-centered care at Hassenfeld Children’s Hospital at NYU Langone. Continue Reading →

Patricia Greenberg, “The Fitness Gourmet” To Teach At Our Lady of Lourdes In Harlem

Twenty eight 5th grade students will participate in a healthy eating class aimed at teaching students how to prepare nutritious foods such as a black bean, corn, and red pepper salad; bell peppers stuffed with tuna salad; and blueberry cream filled strawberries. Continue Reading →

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 rates of people without health insurance and low flu vaccination rates – an initiative made possible by the Mayor’s Office of Strategic Partnerships. 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 reduce persistent racial and ethnic disparities in maternal health. 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). Continue Reading →

Hey Harlem, Iyanla Vanzant Returns With Dramatic New Episodes On OWN

OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network’s award-winning “Iyanla: Fix My Life” featuring six-time New York Times bestselling author, spiritual life coach and executive producer Iyanla Vanzant will return to the network’s Saturday night lineup. Continue Reading →

Diabetic Grandpa Hit With Violation In Harlem

NY Post reports that he’s got a golden ticket! A grandfather with a weak bladder has been urinating all over Manhattan with little bother from the cops — because he has a doctor’s note that says he just can’t control himself. Continue Reading →

Tips To Quit Smoking From Harlem To Hollis

Earlier this week we posted the article Health Department Releases New Data Showing How NYers Are Exposed To Secondhand Smoke. We know there is no safe level of exposure to secondhand smoke.
Continue Reading →

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. Continue Reading →

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. Continue Reading →

Department Of Consumer Affairs Begins Accepting Electronic Cigarette Retail Dealer Licenses

The Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) Commissioner Lorelei Salas (pictured above) today announced that the application period for Electronic Cigarette Retail Dealer licenses is now open. Continue Reading →

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. Continue Reading →

Dunkin’ Donuts Is Removing 10 Items From Its Menu

There’s a number of Dunkin Donuts in Harlem, Refinery29 reports that Dunkin’ is taking the whole #NewYearNewYou goal pretty seriously in 2018. Continue Reading →

DCAS Opens First Civil Service Testing Center For Applicants From Harlem To Hollis On Staten Island

The Department of Citywide Administrative Services (DCAS) officially opened a new Computer-Based Testing and Applications Center (CTAC) for Civil Service exams today at 135 Canal St., 3rd floor, in the Stapleton section of Staten Island. Continue Reading →

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 Harlem, NY. Continue Reading →

Activate Your Dreams With Harriette Cole In Harlem

Harlem’s Harriette Cole wants you to activate your dreams with me next week at a DREAMLEAPERS workshop designed just for you! Continue Reading →