Health Department Announces Record Low Infant Mortality Rate From Harlem To Hollis

The Health Department today released the 2016 Infant Mortality Summary of Vital Statistics, which found that infant mortality has dropped to a historic low in New York City, though disparities between race and ethnic groups persist. Continue Reading →

NYC Administration Urge Tenants From Harlem To Hollis To Properly Install Window Guards

As the weather gets warmer, and New Yorkers open their windows more, the Health Department and the Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) remind New Yorkers that properly installed window guards prevent children from falling out of open windows. Continue Reading →

Health Department’s Community Health Worker Program Leads To Healthy Harlem Residents

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. 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 rates of people without health insurance and low flu vaccination rates – an initiative made possible by the Mayor’s Office of Strategic Partnerships. Continue Reading →

Health Department Warns Residents From Harlem To Hollis About Taking National Poison Help Hotline Calls

The Health Department today warned New Yorkers about unsolicited calls from individuals claiming to be from the National Poison Help Hotline (800-222-1222). Continue Reading →

Health Department Releases New Data Showing How NYers Are Exposed To Secondhand Smoke

The Health Department today released a new Vital Signs report on secondhand smoke exposure and smoke-free housing policies in New York City. Continue Reading →