The Health Department today released the 2018 Community Health Profiles, analyzing health in all 59 community districts across the city.
The Health Department’s Center for Health Equity today released “Block by Block: Walking for a Healthier East Harlem,” a report on walking in East Harlem based on a survey of Continue Reading →
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 →
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 →
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 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 →
As the federal government ends funding for the national Teen Pregnancy Prevention program, the Health Department today announced an overall 60 percent drop in the teen pregnancy rate in New York Continue Reading →
The Health Department today released its second annual update on Take Care New York 2020 (TCNY 2020), the City’s comprehensive blueprint to improve the health of all New Yorkers.
In recognition of World AIDS Day, the Health Department today joined the End AIDS NY 2020 Coalition – a partnership of over 60 community partners from New York State – Continue Reading →
The Health Department’s Center for Health Equity launched a new campaign “Breastfeeding Friendly Communities” to raise awareness about a mother’s right to breastfeed in public whenever and wherever she chooses.