Health Department Announces Drug Overdose Deaths Decrease From Harlem To Hollis

After seven consecutive years of increasing drug overdose deaths, the Health Department today announced a decrease in the number and rate of overdose deaths from 2017 to 2018 but cautioned the epidemic is not over. Continue Reading →

Harlem Restaurants Ordered Closed By NYC’s Health Department Last Week

From filth to flies — some restaurants across Harlem have dirty secrets they’d rather you didn’t know or think about. Fortunately for the diner’s well-being, New York City’s Health Department is watching. Continue Reading →

Uptown Electeds, Pharmacies, And Health Department “Prescribe” Fruits And Veggies From Harlem To Hollis

The Health Department today announced the expansion of its Pharmacy to Farm Prescriptions program to give low-income New Yorkers with high blood pressure a “prescription” for fruits and vegetables. Continue Reading →