The NYDailyNews reports that Harlem start-up makes house calls — and the city has taken note. City Health Works, a community health organization, has taken its campaign into people’s homes in an effort to educate East Harlemites battling a host of health woes.
Fruits and vegetables are a delicious and affordable way for you and your family to eat healthy, and the Health Department wants to encourage Harlemites and New Yorkers to make healthy choices when grabbing a snack to eat on the go. Continue Reading →
The city staged its largest ever surprise emergency response drill to prepare for the possibility of a potentially deadly anthrax attack. Continue Reading →
The Health Department today warned Harlemites and New Yorkers not to use synthetic cannabinoids after becoming aware since Thursday night of 15 people experiencing severe adverse reactions to suspected ingestion of the products. Continue Reading →
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 →