The biggest danger faced by New York teens is simply walking Harlem’s mean streets. Continue Reading →
… 27% of New York City public high school students report feeling sad or hopeless almost every day.
The Health Department released a public service announcement today featuring former New York Knick Metta World Peace to help reduce the stigma about mental health and encourage teens and young adults to speak up about their problems. Continue Reading →
With Memorial Day around the corner marking the unofficial start of summer, the Health Department today announced a free texting service so you can “Know Before You Go” if your beach is open or closed, and receive alerts about any advisories, closures, or water quality issues. Continue Reading →
The Health Department announced today that it has identified 16 cases of measles in northern Manhattan and the Bronx. Continue Reading →
As we’ve been told time and again, you’re never far from the Harlem’s energetic rodent population, and that includes when you’re eating out – yikes! Continue Reading →
In recognition of National Condom Awareness Day and Valentine’s Day, the Health Department today unveiled a new look and a new addition to the City’s NYC branded condoms. Continue Reading →