New Data Show Striking Disparities In Early Deaths From Heart Disease And Stroke

The Health Department today published an Epi Data Brief titled “Premature Heart Disease and Stroke Deaths among Adults in New York City,” which highlights disparities in heart disease and stroke – two diseases that account for 24 percent of all premature deaths (death before age 65) among adults in New York City. Continue Reading →

Health Department Recommends New Yorkers Be Vaccinated Before Traveling To Europe

The Health Department is reminding travelers from Harlem to Hollis to be vaccinated before taking a trip to Europe. Continue Reading →

Public Health System Earns “Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality” Designation From Harlem To Hollis

NYC Health + Hospitals today announced that 22 patient care locations in the City’s essential public health care system have received the designation “Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality” from the Human Rights Campaign Foundation for 2017. Continue Reading →

Senator Marisol Alcántara Holds Universal Single-Payer Healthcare Town Hall Uptown

Senator Marisol Alcántara will introduce her community to  the New York Health Act, which would replace New York’s existing health insurance system with public, universal coverage – “Improved Medicare for All.” Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio Announces New ParkNYC Mobile Pay System For On Street Parking

The de Blasio Administration today announced the introduction of ParkNYC, a new and convenient way to pay for on-street parking from Harlem to Hollis, Queens. Continue Reading →

Health Department New Data Show Increase In Blood Pressure From Harlem To Hollis

The Health Department today published two Epi Data Briefs that point to an increase in hypertension rates from Harlem To Hollis. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio Signs Executive Order Banning City Agencies From Reviewing Salary History Of Job Applicants

bill-de-blasio-ydanis-rodriguez-and-melissa1In a major effort to ensure fair employment practices and close the pay gap for women and people of color, Mayor Bill de Blasio today signed Executive Order 21 prohibiting City agencies from inquiring about the salary history of job applicants. Continue Reading →

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