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 →

Rats, Mayor Bill de Blasio Announces $32 Million Neighborhood Rat Plan

Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced a $32 million, multi-agency plan to reduce the city’s rat population that targets the three most infested parts of city: the Grand Concourse area, Chinatown/East Village/Lower East Side and Bushwick/Bedford-Stuyvesant. Continue Reading →

Health Department Tells Harlemites To “Know Before You Go”

On Memorial Day weekend, the Health Department is reminding beachgoers to sign up for the “Know Before You Go” free text alert service, which lets Harlemites know if beaches are open or closed due to water quality issues. Continue Reading →

WildlifeNYC Brings Animal Education From Harlem To Hollis

In December 2016, you may remember Bambi, Rudolph And Maybe Dancer Scene In Harlem (pictured above), as they found themselves trapped by spectators and the media in Jackie Robeson Park. Continue Reading →