Health Department Launches Help Me Quit App To Help New Yorkers Quit Smoking

The Health Department today launched the NYC HelpMeQuit app, a free tool to help New Yorkers quit smoking from Harlem to Hollis. Continue Reading →

Health Department Deploys A Team To Puerto Rico As Part Of City’ Ongoing Relief Efforts

As part of the City’s ongoing Hurricane Maria relief efforts, the Health Department today deployed First Deputy Commissioner Dr. Oxiris Barbot and three public health experts to Puerto Rico. Continue Reading →

Health Department Launches Campaign “Breastfeeding Friendly Communities” From Harlem To Hollis

The Health Department’s Center for Health Equity launched a new campaign “Breastfeeding Friendly Communities” to raise awareness about a mother’s right to breastfeed in public whenever and wherever she chooses. Continue Reading →

Health Department Launches “The Sour Side Of Sweet” Sugary Drinks Campaign

The Health Department today announced a new media campaign and educational materials on the health dangers of consuming sugary-sweetened beverages. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio And First Lady McCray Release Domestic Violence Task Force Report

Mayor Bill de Blasio and First Lady Chirlane McCray today released the Domestic Violence Task Force Report, recommendations to reduce domestic violence in New York City. Continue Reading →

Mayor Bill de Blasio Community And Outreach Effort From Harlem To Hollis

im-musilm-im-nyThe Mayor’s Community Affairs Unit and Office of Immigrant Affairs and the Commission on Human Rights announced today a series of ongoing events and a new social media ad campaign that promote respect, understanding, and support for the City’s diverse Muslim communities. Continue Reading →

Health Department Awards Washington Heights Organization And Others For Community Development

washington hieghts awardThe 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 part of Take Care New York (TCNY) 2020. Continue Reading →

Consumer Affairs Commissioner Launches Effort To Improve Health In Harlem And More

Lorelei SalasDepartment of Consumer Affairs (DCA) Commissioner Lorelei Salas (pictured) today announced the Collaborative for Neighborhood Financial Health… Continue Reading →

NYCEDC Announces Major Expansion Of Initiatives To Support Minority And Women-Owned Firms

women-engaged slider by rudy collinsNew York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) today announced a suite of initiatives to support emerging developers and minority, women-owned and disadvantaged businesses enterprises (M/W/DBE) across all five boroughs. Continue Reading →

Harlem Council Speaker Mark-Viverito And Others Launch K2 Campaign

Melissa-Mark-Viverito-IOU_7934Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) Commissioner Julie Menin and Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) Commissioner Dr. Mary T. Bassett today announced the launch of the City’s public awareness campaign Continue Reading →

Harlem Council Speaker Mark-Viverito At K2 Summit

Melissa_Mark-ViveritoOn Monday, November 16 at 8:30 AM, the New York City Department of Consumer Affairs , New York City Policy Department (NYPD) and Department of Health and Mental Hygiene will co-host a summit, K2 in NYC: Promoting Public Health and Safety…  Continue Reading →