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 →

Brewer And Others Recognize Harlem Store Owners For Participating In Shop Healthy NYC

gale BrewerThe Health Department’s Center for Health Equity and the East and Central Harlem District Public Health Office (DPHO) today joined New York State Senator Jose M. Serrano and Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer outside Wild Olive Market, in East Harlem, to recognize store owners in the community for participating in Shop Healthy NYC. Continue Reading →


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