Health Department Announces Expansion Of COVID-19 Vaccine Partner Engagement Project

Today, the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene announced that it is seeking community partners to award up to $9 million in funds to increase vaccine awareness, Continue Reading →

Dr. Torian Easterling Appointed First Deputy Commissioner, Chief Equity Officer

The Health Department today announced Dr. Torian Easterling as the new First Deputy Commissioner and Chief Equity Officer. Become an Harlem World Insider – Sign-Up For Our Newsletter!

Health Department Will Add Third Non-Binary Gender Category To NYC Death Certificates

The Health Department announced that starting next year, death certificates will include an “X” option for New Yorkers who do not identify as male or female. Become an Harlem World Continue Reading →

Health Department Releases Walking Report And Hosts Third Annual Harlem Walk-A-Thon

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 →

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 →