City, Health And Hospital Officials Call For NYer’s From Harlem To Hollis To Get Covered

Deputy Mayor Dr. Herminia Palacio, Health Commissioner Dr. Mary T. Bassett, and Interim President and CEO of NYC Health + Hospitals Stanley Brezenoff today kicked off the open enrollment period for the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Continue Reading →

Mayor Bill de Blasio Invests More Than $1 Million To Expand Girl Scout Troop 6000

The de Blasio Administration today announced an investment of more than $1 million to expand Girl Scout Troop 6000, the first-in-the-nation Girl Scout Troop dedicated to serving homeless girls and women. Continue Reading →

Mayor Bill de Blasio Announces Plan To Turn The Tide On Homelessness

Mayor Bill de Blasio, standing alongside faith and community leaders, today unveiled a comprehensive borough-based plan to reduce the footprint of New York City’s homeless shelter system and drive down the population of homeless New Yorkers relying on shelter. Continue Reading →

Mayor Bill de Blasio And Heathcare Leaders Recommendations For Harlem To Hollis

mayor-de-blasio1On November 7, 2016, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced that Stanley Brezenoff would be recommended to the Health + Hospitals Board of Directors for appointment as Interim President and CEO of the public healthcare system which Harlem Hospital is a part of the network. Continue Reading →

Health Department Reports First Baby Born With Zika-Related Microcephaly In NYC

160202170607-zika-virus-sexually-transmitted-dnt-gupta-lead-00013808-exlarge-169The Health Department today reported the first baby delivered with Zika-related microcephaly at a hospital in New York City. The baby and mother are currently in care and being monitored by physicians. Continue Reading →

Harlem Speaker Mark-Viverito And Others Announce Decline In K-12 Emergency Visits

Melissa_Mark-ViveritoMayor Bill de Blasio, City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, New York City Health Commissioner Dr. Mary T. Bassett and Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) First Deputy Commissioner Alba Pico today announced an 85 percent decline in synthetic cannabinoid-related emergency department visits since July 2015. Continue Reading →