In 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 →
The 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 →
The New York City Health Department’s Center for Health Equity and the Harlem Health Advocacy Partners (HHAP) today issued a report, “Launching a Neighborhood-Based Community Health Worker Initiative,” highlighting key health priorities of public housing residents living in five East and Central Harlem NYCHA developments. Continue Reading →
The Health Department and the Fund for Public Health in New York today announced the release of $400,000 in grants to eight community-based organizations in neighborhoods across the city as part of Take Care New York (TCNY) 2020. Continue Reading →
The Health Department is issuing a Health Alert today to providers that emphasizes the importance of testing pregnant women for syphilis as infection rates rise in New York City (NYC). Continue Reading →
In recognition of STD Awareness Month, the Health Department today unveiled a new social media ad campaign that will run until late May. Continue Reading →
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