EmblemHealth Study Finds New Yorkers More Likely To Seek Flu Vaccine This Year

EmblemHealth, one of the nation’s largest nonprofit health insurers, today released results of a new study that found that nearly half of New Yorkers will be more likely to get a flu vaccination this fall due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Espaillat, Jeffries Urge Leadership For More Public Transit COVID Relief

Representative Adriano Espaillat and Representative Hakeem Jeffries led members of the New York Congressional Delegation to send a letter to Congressional leaders. Continue Reading →

The 36th Annual Medieval Festival Canceled For 2020 Due To COVID-19 (Video)

Sadly, due to the COVID-19 crisis, the 36th Annual Medieval Festival, scheduled for October 4th, 2020, in Fort Tryon Park (just 30 minutes north of Harlem), has been canceled. Continue Reading →

Op-Ed: Reopening Safely, Prioritizing Students And Families

By Harlem Rep. Adriano Espaillat

Students, teachers, educators, and administrators have all been working beyond their means towards a safe and responsible start of the school year 2020-2021. Continue Reading →

Catholic Schools In East Harlem Hire John-Paul Barnaba As New Principal

Earlier this month, Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of New York began a new school year that may look different but has the same goal in mind. Continue Reading →

Reopening Of Colleges Likely Increased COVID-19 Numbers By Thousands Each Day

Researchers estimate that the reopening of colleges and universities led to around 3,200 more COVID-19 cases a day in the U.S. than there likely would have been if these institutions had not reopened for in-person classes. Continue Reading →

CDC Recommends Skipping Door-To-Door Trick-Or-Treating This Halloween

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is recommending that Americans avoid Halloween celebrations that involve in-person interactions this year. Continue Reading →