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 →

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 →

Uptowns Council Member Ydanis And The Community Come Together To Save Andy Reyes

On Wednesday, December 27, 2017, uptowns council member Ydanis Rodriquez, elected Officials, Business Owners, Community Leaders, among others are calling for all New Yorkers to help save the life of Andy Manuel Herrera Reyes, who is seeking a life-saving heart transplant. Continue Reading →

First Lady McCray, Cities Thrive Coalition Asks Congress To Increase Funding For Critical Health Programs

The Cities Thrive Coalition, led by the First Lady of New York City Chirlane McCray, today sent a letter signed by nearly 100 bipartisan mayors to congressional leadership outlining priorities for the Fiscal Year 2018 government funding package. Continue Reading →

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. Continue Reading →

NYC Health + Hospitals/Harlem Holds First Annual Holiday Book Drive For Pediatric Emergency Room Patients

The pediatric emergency department of NYC Health + Hospitals/Harlem and a number of community-focused partners have launched the first annual holiday book drive for pediatric emergency department patients. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Northside Center And The Deerfield Foundation Announce Grant To Enhance Schools

Northside Center for Child Development and the Deerfield Foundation today announced new funding to expand tele-psychiatry services in mental health clinics and New York City schools in Manhattan and the Bronx. Continue Reading →

New York City Recognized As Innovative Global Leader On Mental Health Reform

New York City’s unprecedented efforts to change the culture around mental health and improve New Yorkers’ access to services and support have been recognized as an innovative model for cities across the globe… 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. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Pillars Recovery Center The First Addiction Recovery Center Opens (Video)

City and State officials celebrated the opening of Harlem’s first center for substance abuse recovery Tuesday afternoon. Continue Reading →

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 – two diseases that account for 24 percent of all premature deaths (death before age 65) among adults in New York City. Continue Reading →

Northside Center Breaks Ground On New East Harlem Headquarters

Northside Center for Child Development broke ground on construction of its new headquarters at Lexington Gardens II in East Harlem on Friday, November 3, 2017. Continue Reading →