Health Department Urges Health Care Providers To Regularly Screen Men Who Have Sex With Men

The Health Department today released a new Vital Signs report about rectal STIs and the risk for later HIV infection among gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men (MSM).
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Health Department CSS Of NY Host Resident Photo Show In Harlem

The Health Department’s Center for Health Equity and the Community Service Society of New York (CSS) today hosted a photography exhibit showcasing the work of 28 public housing residents in East and Central Harlem. Continue Reading →

Health Department And NYC Coalition To Host “Violence Is A Health Issue” Summit

The Health Department’s Center for Health Equity and the NYC Coalition to Dismantle Racism from Harlem to Hollis in the Health System today co-hosted the “Violence is a Health Issue” summit. Continue Reading →

Health Department Recognizes Harlem’s Aisha Diori, World AIDS Day And New HIV Campaign

world-aids-day-2016In recognition of World AIDS Day, the Health Department today announced the launch of “Stay Sure,” a new sexual health media campaign that promotes HIV prevention services in New York City. Continue Reading →

Health Department Host Latinx AIDS Awareness Day New York Knows Citywide

take-the-train-take-the-testIn recognition of Latinx (pronounced “Lateen-ex”, the gender-neutral alternative to Latino, Latina and Latin@) AIDS Awareness Day, New York Knows – the nation’s largest jurisdictional HIV testing initiative run by the Health Department – is partnering with the Latino Commission on AIDS and 45 community partners to host a citywide HIV testing event. Continue Reading →