Health Department CSS Of NY Host Resident Photo Show In Harlem

The Health Department’s Center for Health Equity and the Community Service Society of New York (CSS) today hosted a photography exhibit showcasing the work of 28 public housing residents in East and Central Harlem. Continue Reading →

Health Department And NYC Coalition To Host “Violence Is A Health Issue” Summit

The Health Department’s Center for Health Equity and the NYC Coalition to Dismantle Racism from Harlem to Hollis in the Health System today co-hosted the “Violence is a Health Issue” summit. Continue Reading →

NYC Health Departments Releases Report Driving And Dangerous Driving Behaviors

The Health Department today released a new Epi Data Brief on driving and dangerous driving behaviors from Harlem to Hollis in NYC. Continue Reading →

Health Department Recognizes Harlem’s Aisha Diori, World AIDS Day And New HIV Campaign

world-aids-day-2016In 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 City. Continue Reading →

Health Department Host Latinx AIDS Awareness Day New York Knows Citywide

take-the-train-take-the-testIn 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 the Health Department – is partnering with the Latino Commission on AIDS and 45 community partners to host a citywide HIV testing event. Continue Reading →

Brewer And Others Recognize Harlem Store Owners For Participating In Shop Healthy NYC

gale BrewerThe Health Department’s Center for Health Equity and the East and Central Harlem District Public Health Office (DPHO) today joined New York State Senator Jose M. Serrano and Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer outside Wild Olive Market, in East Harlem, to recognize store owners in the community for participating in Shop Healthy NYC. Continue Reading →

Health Department And Harlem Health Partners Issue Neighborhood Health Initiative Report

harlem partnership in healthThe New York City Health Department’s Center for Health Equity and the Harlem Health Advocacy Partners (HHAP) today issued a report, “Launching a Neighborhood-Based Community Health Worker Initiative,” highlighting key health priorities of public housing residents living in five East and Central Harlem NYCHA developments. 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 →

Syphilis Cases Increasing Among Women Of Childbearing Age From Harlem To Hollis

east-harlem sliderThe Health Department is issuing a Health Alert today to providers that emphasizes the importance of testing pregnant women for syphilis as infection rates rise in New York City (NYC). Continue Reading →

Health Department Unveils STD Awareness Month Digital Ad Campaign

In recognition of STD Awareness Month, the Health Department today unveiled a new social media ad campaign that will run until late May. Continue Reading →

Health Commiss Dr. Mary T. Bassett’s TEDMED Talk Debut On TED.com

Dr Mary T BassettHealth Commissioner Mary T. Bassett’s TEDMED talk today debuted on TEDMED.com and TED.com. She is the first health commissioner from any U.S. city to give a TEDMED talk. 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 →

Health Bucks Program Marks 10 Year Anniversary

Health  Bucks 1The New York City Health Department today announced the 10 year anniversary of the Health Bucks program from Harlem to Hollis. Continue Reading →

NYC Restaurants Letter Grading 5 Year Anniversary

6093283421_eb09a14473Food is hot in Harlem and all over NYC, so in July 2010, the Health Department began requiring restaurants in all five boroughs to post letter grades summarizing their sanitary inspection scores. Continue Reading →