Hospital Give Families Access To Fruits & Vegetables

veggies in the public domainThe New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation (HHC) today announced the expansion of a program that allows doctors at HHC’s Elmhurst and Bellevue Hospital Centers to write fruit and vegetable “prescriptions” to children who are overweight or obese to help improve access to healthy food and promote overall health and wellness in the community.  Continue Reading →

New LGBT Clinic At Metropolitan Hospital In Harlem

MHCLGBTChristopher Leo Daniels, patient talks at from the Comprehensive LGBT Health Center at 1901 First Avenue at 97th Street  in East Harlem , New York. Continue Reading →

HHC Urges Harlem Residents to Get a Mammogram

harlem01The New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation (HHC) today launched its annual breast cancer awareness campaign to remind women that mammograms can be a lifesaver and to urge women 40 and over to schedule a mammogram every one to two years.  Continue Reading →

Metropolitan Hospital Opens Legal Clinic And A Harlem Story

200314225-001The New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation (HHC) today announced the expansion of a medical-legal partnership that will offer free hospital-based legal assistance to thousands of low income HHC patients who need help getting food stamps, unemployment benefits, avoiding evictions, obtaining visas and navigating other immigration matters. Continue Reading →

Remembering Dr. John W.V. Cordice

DrA Message from HHC President Alan D. Aviles

On September 20, 1958, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., was stabbed with a letter opener at a book signing in Harlem. Continue Reading →

Harlem Specialty Hospital and Nursing Facility Opens

Carter and Aviles during moveNew York City Health and Hospitals Corporation (HHC) President Alan D. Aviles announced today that on November 24 and 25, 228 patients were successfully relocated to the Henry J. Carter Specialty Hospital and Nursing Facility in Harlem from the Goldwater Campus of the Coler-Goldwater Specialty Hospital and Nursing Facility on Roosevelt Island.  Continue Reading →