NYC Correctional Health Services Announce Thousands Of Naloxone Kits Distributed At Jail Visitor Centers

Today, NYC Health + Hospitals/Correctional Health Services announced that it has distributed more than 13,000 naloxone kits to people visiting New York City’s jails from Harlem to Hollis since the launch of HealingNYC. Continue Reading →

Health Department Expands Initiative To Educate Primary Care Providers From Harlem To Hollis

The Health Department today announced a new initiative to educate primary care providers about naloxone – the medication to reverse an opioid overdose. Continue Reading →

Health Department Releases Analysis Of Drug Overdose Deaths From Harlem To Hollis

The Health Department today published an Epi Data Brief analyzing the latest 2017 confirmed drug overdose death data from Harlem to Hollis, Queens. Continue Reading →

Health Department Expands Nurse Care Initiative From Harlem To Hollis

As part of HealingNYC, the Health Department announced the expansion of the Buprenorphine Nurse Care Manager Initiative, which provides buprenorphine treatment in health centers that serve people who are often uninsured or underinsured. Continue Reading →

NY State Certifies 17 NYC Health + Hospitals Sites As Opioid Overdose Prevention Programs

NYC Health + Hospitals today announced that 17 of its sites are now certified Opioid Overdose Prevention Programs. Continue Reading →

First Lady McCray Announces Support System For Nonfatal Opioid Overdoses

As part of HealingNYC, First Lady Chirlane McCray today announced the launch of Relay, a hospital-based support system for nonfatal opioid overdoses. Continue Reading →

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