First Lady Chirlane McCray, Maria A. Oquendo, Melissa Mark-Viverito And Others Launch NYC Well

politics-in-harlemFirst Lady Chirlane McCray, along with the American Psychiatric Association President Maria A. Oquendo, M.D., Harlem Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, elected officials and health leaders, today announced the launch of NYC Well, a one-click, one call connection to counseling, crisis intervention, peer support and referrals to ongoing treatment services. 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 →

Health Department Began Enforcement Of The Sodium Warning Rule

Is-sodium-reduction-falling-down-the-food-policy-agendaThe Health Department today began citywide enforcement of the sodium warning rule requiring chain restaurants to identify menu items high in sodium. Continue Reading →

Health Department Reminds Harlemites And Others About Excessive Drinking

just-one-more-drinkAs the summer season begins this Memorial Day, the Health Department reminds all New Yorkers about the risks of excessive alcohol drinking. Continue Reading →

Harlem Council Members Levine, Rodriguez And Others Get Legal With Illegal Hotels

levine and rodriquez in harlem1On Friday, October 30 the City Council Committee on Housing and Buildings held a hearing on a package of legislative proposals aimed at strengthening New York City’s enforcement against illegal hotels. Continue Reading →