Health Department, United Hospital Fund And Partners Release Small Primary Care Practices In NYC Report

The Health Department, United Hospital Fund (UHF) and their partners in the Population Health Improvement Program (PHIP) today released PHIP Small Practice Project, a report which focuses on the challenges small, independent primary care practices Continue Reading →

Health Department Launches “¡Listos!”, First Ever HIV Prevention Campaign For Latinos

The Health Department, in partnership with the Latino Commission on AIDS (LCOA), launched “¡Listos!”, a sex-positive marketing campaign that encourages Latinos to consider using pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) as part of Continue Reading →

Health Department Urges Health Care Providers To Regularly Screen Men Who Have Sex With Men

The Health Department today released a new Vital Signs report about rectal STIs and the risk for later HIV infection among gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with 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 First Report On Health Disparities Among Asians From Harlem To Hollis

The Health Department today released an Epi Data Brief examining, for the first time, health disparities among Asian New Yorkers. Approximately 1.2 million people who identify as Asian live in Continue Reading →

Health Department And Independent Pharmacies To Increase Access To Free Blood Pressure Checks

As part of an ongoing effort to reduce rates of high blood pressure among New Yorkers, the Health Department today announced a collaboration with New York City chain and independent Continue Reading →

Health Department Releases New Tuberculosis Data Showing 10% Increase In Cases In 2017

In recognition of World Tuberculosis Day, the agency today released a new report on tuberculosis (TB) cases from Harlem to Hollis in 2017. The Harlem Love connection:

Health Department’s Community Health Worker Program Leads To Healthy Harlem Residents

The Health Department’s Center for Health Equity today announced that the Harlem Health Advocacy Partners (HHAP) program has improved health outcomes for Harlem residents. The Harlem Love connection:

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 Recieves $1.8 M Grant To Reduce Healthcare Disparities From Harlem To Hollis

The Health Department and the Fund for Public Health in New York City today announced a $1.8 million grant from Merck for Mothers to further bolster the City’s efforts to Continue Reading →

Health Department Warns Residents From Harlem To Hollis About Taking National Poison Help Hotline Calls

The Health Department today warned New Yorkers about unsolicited calls from individuals claiming to be from the National Poison Help Hotline (800-222-1222). The Harlem Love connection:

Health Department Releases New Data Showing How NYers Are Exposed To Secondhand Smoke

The Health Department today released a new Vital Signs report on secondhand smoke exposure and smoke-free housing policies in New York City. The Harlem Love connection:

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 →