Harlem’s Levine And Others New Health Department Campaigns Warns Youth Of Dangers Of E-Cigarette Use

Today the Health Department launched a new media campaign to educate teens about the dangers of e-cigarettes. Continue Reading →

The COVID Crisis: New Sexual Health Services And Resources During The Pandemic

The Health Department today announced citywide home delivery of safer sex products and HIV self-test kits to supplement sexual and reproductive health services currently available in the city. Continue Reading →

Phase One Reopening, Safely Restarting Construction Activity In New York City

The New York City Department of Buildings today released new COVID-19 safety guidelines for property owners and contractors. Continue Reading →

NYC Reports At Least 89 Cases Of Multi-system Inflammatory Syndrome In Children

Following an investigation by the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, thus far 89 pediatric patients have been found to have symptoms consistent with the recently recognized multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C). Continue Reading →

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. Continue Reading →

Protecting Young New Yorkers, de Blasio Signs Ban Of Flavored E-Cigarettes Into Law

Building on previous efforts to curb the use of tobacco among young New Yorkers from Harlem to Hollis, Mayor Bill de Blasio signed Intro. Continue Reading →

New HIV Diagnoses Fall To Historic Lows From Harlem To Hollis

The number of New Yorkers newly diagnosed with HIV is down to historic lows and fell below 2,000 for the first time since annual HIV reporting began in 2001. Continue Reading →

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