Childhood Lead Exposure From Harlem To Hollis Fell 21% In 2019 Compared To 2018

The Health Department today released its latest Childhood Blood Lead Level Surveillance Quarterly Report covering all four quarters of 2019 from Harlem to Hollis. Continue Reading →

MBP Brewer And NYCHA Tenant Leaders Accept Donation Of 100,000 Masks

Today, Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer and NYCHA Executive Vice President Gerard Nelson, and NYCHA tenant leaders Bernadette McNear and Rhonda Bennett accepted a donation of 100,000 three-ply surgical masks from SC Health. Continue Reading →

The COVID Crisis: The New York City Health Department Releases New COVID-19 Data

As the City continues to confront the disparities of COVID-19, the Health Department today released an updated COVID-19 data page detailing additional demographic information about how the outbreak is affecting New Yorkers from Harlem to Hollis. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio Announces COVID-19 Heat Wave Plan To Protect Vulnerable From Harlem Hollis

Mayor de Blasio today announced a COVID-19 Heat Wave Plan to keep vulnerable New Yorkers cool and safe at home, create safer summer cooling options and prevent and respond to power outages. Continue Reading →

The COVID Crisis: Harlem’s Senator Benjamin Distributes Hand Sanitizer And Masks To NYCHA Residents

To fight racial disparities in COVID-19, Senator Benjamin Benjamin partnered with community and faith-based organizations to distribute New York State hand sanitizer and masks to NYCHA tenants across northern Manhattan. Continue Reading →

Mayor Bill de Blasio To Ask Feds About NYCHA Rent Freeze From Harlem To Hollis

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio pledged to ask federal officials to consider a rent moratorium for the city’s public housing residents as the city grapples with the economic toll of the new coronavirus. Continue Reading →