The Health Department is urging New Yorkers to roll up (both of) their sleeves to protect themselves against COVID-19 and the flu.
On Tuesday, September 27, 2022, the NYC Health Commissioner’s held a Communities Of Color Roundtable on the Covid-19 Booster and Influenza Vaccine on virtually on Zoom and live downtown NY.
Lendistry, the only nationwide fintech CDFI and the largest minority-led deployer of capital in COVID relief funding, announced today it will power Empire State Development’s NY State Seed Funding Grant Program.
U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra joined NYC Health Commissioner Dr. Ashwin Vasan, SOMOS Community Care Co-Founder Dr. Ramon Tallaj, and national Latino advocate and activist Henry R. Munoz, III, today in Upper Manhattan.
NYC Health + Hospitals today announced its Virtual ExpressCare service has issued over 20,000 prescriptions for Paxlovid and 6,800 monoclonal antibody infusions to treat Covid, potentially preventing over 1,550 hospital visits and over 300 deaths.
New York City Mayor Eric Adams and New York Governor Kathy Hochul announced the launch of a new free hotline in New York for those who test positive for COVID-19.
Governor Kathy Hochul today announced the launch of a new free Hotline for those who test positive for COVID-19 but don’t have a health care provider, as part of the administration’s ongoing efforts to keep New Yorkers protected throughout the pandemic.
New York Attorney General Letitia James today announced that her office recovered more than $122,000 for more than 690 consumers in New York City who paid for expedited COVID-19 tests but received their results later than the promised 24-hour timeframe.
New York City Mayor Eric Adams, NYC Test & Trace Corps, NYC Health + Hospitals, and the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH).
NYC Health + Hospitals today administered the first COVID-19 vaccines for babies, toddlers, and preschoolers, following the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) recommendation that children as young as 6 months be vaccinated against the virus.
The Health Department today announced that the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine boosters for children ages 5 to 11 is widely available in New York City.
New York City Mayor Eric Adams today took action to bolster New York City’s COVID-19 preparedness and prepare New Yorkers for any future waves.
By Dr. Ashwin Vasan Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, New Yorkers have stepped up time and time again to protect each other.
New York City Mayor Eric Adams today marked the end of National Volunteer Month by honoring volunteers through the “2022 Mayoral Service Recognition Program: Building Together for Tomorrow.”
As public health professionals consider how best to educate the public about the shift from COVID as a pandemic to an endemic.