Mayor Bill de Blasio Appoints Dr. Mitchell Katz To New York City Board Of Health

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced today the appointment of Dr. Mitchell Katz, President and Chief Executive Officer of NYC Health + Hospitals, to the New York City Board of Health. Continue Reading →

NYC Board Of Health Amends Health Code Expanding Access For Those With Psychosis

The New York City Board of Health yesterday approved an amendment to the Health Code to lower the age to 16 when hospitals are required to report a patient admitted Continue Reading →

Chelsea-Lyn Rudder Talks Harlem And Health On The Danny Tisdale Show

Join Chelsea-Lyn Rudder, the new Director of Communications at the Alzheimer’s Association, as she talks about the Apollo Theater, working with C. Virginia Fields, the business of Health and more, with host Danny Continue Reading →

New Online Tool Shows How New Yorkers From Harlem To Hollis Fare On Health Metrics

A new population health tool debuts today, offering researchers and policymakers in New York City and 499 other urban centers nationwide a window into how its residents fare on a variety of 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 →

De Blasio Administration Announces New Measures To Expedite NYCHA Hearing System

The de Blasio Administration today announced measures to expedite major heating upgrades at public housing by 8 to 20 months, depending on the size of the project. Subscribe to Harlem Continue Reading →

NYCity Officials And NYPL Announce New Inwood library And Affordable Apartments

Department of Housing Preservation and Development Commissioner Maria Torres-Springer, New York City Housing Development Corporation (HDC) President Eric Enderlin, and the New York Public Library (NYPL) announce development plans for Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio Releases New Road Map To Build And Preserves 300,000 Affordable Housing

Mayor Bill de Blasio today released his “Housing New York 2.0” plan laying out new tools and programs to build and preserve affordable homes for 300,000 New York families – Continue Reading →