Tips To Prevent Legionnaires’ Disease From Harlem To Hollis

With reports in the news of Legionnaires’ Disease found in a 23rd Precinct police station, we thought it prudent to posts Tips To Prevent Legionnaires’ Disease.  The Harlem Love connection:

Case Of Legionnaires’ Disease In The Harlem Sparks Alerts

A New York Police Department officer has contracted Legionnaires’ disease leading to a spate of investigations by the health officials as to its source and potential capacity for spread. The Continue Reading →

Health Department Announces Record Low Infant Mortality Rate From Harlem To Hollis

The Health Department today released the 2016 Infant Mortality Summary of Vital Statistics, which found that infant mortality has dropped to a historic low in New York City, though disparities Continue Reading →

Health Department Partners With Walgreens And Duane Reade For Flu Vouchers For The Under-Insured

The NYC Health Department today is announcing a collaboration with Walgreens to offer 1,000 vouchers for flu shots at 11 Walgreens and Duane Reade pharmacies located in areas with high 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 Continue Reading →

“Art In The Parks Active Open Space” Program Creates Eight New Public Art From Harlem To Hollis

The Health Department, in partnership with NYC Parks, today announced the installation of eight new public artworks in parks in the South Bronx, East Harlem and Central Brooklyn. The Harlem 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. The Harlem Love connection:

Harlem Rep. Adriano Espaillat House Leaders Stand United To End Domestic Violence

Today, Rep. Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) was joined by Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi; Rep. Linda Sanchez (CA-38), Vice Chair of the House Democratic Caucus; … The Harlem Love connection:

In The Wake Of Young Woman’s Suicide Uptown, Alcántara And Others Support “Life is Precious”

Upper Manhattan is the epicenter of this epidemic… State Senator Marisol Alcántara together with State Senator Jeff Klein, Assemblyman Luis Sepulveda, mental health advocates, and members of the school community, unveiled Continue Reading →

Harlem Fave NYC Surgeon Dr. Bernard Fialkoff And Team Ring NASDAQ Opening Bell

In honor of National Recovery Month, NASDAQ selected Foundation for a Drug-Free World with Dr. Bernard Fialkoff, his daughter Meghan Fialkoff (above) and the entire Foundation for a Drug-Free World team to ring the bell, signaling Continue Reading →

Health Department Reports Four Babies Born With Zika Virus In New York City

The Health Department today issued a Health Alert informing health care providers that four additional babies have been born with congenital Zika virus syndrome in New York City since the Continue Reading →

OP-Ed: Get Your Flu Shot…Not the Flu From Harlem To Hollis

By Dr. Mary T. Bassett A few days ago, I overheard a woman in Brooklyn saying proudly that she and her two children have never gotten the flu shot, and Continue Reading →

Health Department Host Latinx AIDS Awareness Day New York Knows Citywide

In 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 Continue Reading →

Four Leaders To Be Honored By Teachers College In Harlem

At its 2016 Convocation ceremonies taking place between May 16 – 18, Teachers College, Columbia University will present its Medal for Distinguished Service to four leaders pursuing social justice in Continue Reading →

Harlemites Can Take Advantage Of The Free Online Nutrition Database

The Health Department today launched the latest updated version of MenuStat.org, the only website in the nation that has compiled three years of nutrition information from over 150 top national Continue Reading →

NYC Health Dept Celebrates Valentine’s Day And National Condom Awareness Day

In recognition of Valentine’s Day and National Condom Awareness Day, Health Commissioner Dr. Mary T. Bassett today announced the public launch of the #PlaySure kit, a #PlaySure kit media campaign, Continue Reading →