The City Urges New Yorkers Like You To Use Their Paid Safe And Sick Leave During Flu Season

As peak flu season arrives in New York City, Health Commissioner Dr. Oxiris Barbot and Department of Consumer and Worker Protection (DCWP) Commissioner Lorelei Salas remind New Yorkers to limit Continue Reading →

Across NYC Health + Hospitals System Thousands More Patients Blood Pressure Is Under Control

NYC Health + Hospitals today announced that between January 2018 and June 2019, the public hospital system increased the number of patients with high blood pressure under control by 3,971 Continue Reading →

Hospital Safety Grades Show Harlem, Uptown And NYC Facilities In Poor State

New York City hospitals historically don’t get a lot of love from the experts that publish Leapfrog’s biannual hospital safety grades report, so even incremental improvement is a win.

Hey Harlemites, Vaping Linked To Depression, Heart Attacks, And Strokes In New Study

In case you had any optimism left that vaping could be a healthy alternative to smoking, Consumer Affairs writes that a new study of nearly 100,000 Americans adds to the 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 →

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