Health Department Deploys A Team To Puerto Rico As Part Of City’ Ongoing Relief Efforts

As part of the City’s ongoing Hurricane Maria relief efforts, the Health Department today deployed First Deputy Commissioner Dr. Oxiris Barbot and three public health experts to Puerto Rico. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio, Harlem Speaker Mark-Viverito And Commish Eposito Announce Hurricane Maria Relief

As Hurricane Maria barrels through Puerto Rico, Mayor Bill de Blasio, Harlem City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, and NYC Emergency Management Commissioner Joseph Esposito announced efforts the City is making to help with the recovery. Continue Reading →

NYC Emergency Management Launches New Community Emergency Planning Toolkit

The New York City Emergency Management Department today launched a new Community Emergency Planning toolkit designed to guide communities from Harlem to Hollis through developing their own emergency plans. Continue Reading →

From Harlem To Hollis Prepare For Coastal Storm Risks

The New York City Emergency Management Department today urged all New Yorkers to be prepared for high winds, heavy rain, and localized minor to moderate coastal flooding on Monday, January 23, 2017. Continue Reading →