Sexually Transmitted Infections on the rise in New York City

The Health Department released on February 13, 2024, its 2022 Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) Surveillance Report highlighting the ongoing need for New Yorkers to get tested and treated for STIs and employ prevention tactics that work for them. While the … Read More

City of New York eliminates 6-month residency requirement for NYC Care

Photos credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs (MOIA) Commissioner Manuel Castro, and Health + Hospitals (H+H) Executive Director of NYC Care Dr. Jonathan Jiménez, discussed the elimination of the 6-month residency requirement for NYC Care with Ethnic … Read More

A New York resident presumptively positive for Monkeypox

Photo credit: Fresh Idea The NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene’s Public Health Lab has tested specimens from two patients under investigation for possible Monkeypox. One case has been ruled out and another has been identified as positive for … Read More

Anonymous $100,000 donation funds wellness rooms for New York City health care workers

Photo credit: Insta_Photos The City of New York will open wellness rooms at two NYC Health + Hospitals/Gotham Health clinics, providing support and resources to city health care workers. An anonymous $100,000 donation will fund spaces at NYC Health + … Read More

New Yorkers with Type 2 Diabetes, Hypertension, Heart Disease and other Chronic Conditions now have city-wide access to Lifestyle Medicine Services

Photo credit: Michael Appleton New York City Mayor Eric Adams and NYC Health + Hospitals (H+H) announced this week the expansion of groundbreaking lifestyle medicine services at six public health care sites across New York City — the most comprehensive … Read More

Three new COVID-19 Vaccine Hubs open today in the Bronx, Queens, and Brooklyn

Photos credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell Three new COVID-19 Vaccine Hubs located in the Bronx, Queens, and Brooklyn opened today, January 10, 2021. Twelve additional Hubs will open next week across the five boroughs, adding to the over 125 sites that … Read More

COVID-19 makes New Yorkers anxious et depressed Health Opinion Polls show

Photo credit:The Visuals You Need The Health Department released on September 22, 2020, a new report on the impact of COVID-19 on mental health in New York City. Health Opinion Polls conducted in April and May found New Yorkers are … Read More

Coronavirus: How to get a free COVID-19 test in New York City

Photo credit: Michael Jung Free appointment-only COVID-19 testing is available in New York City across 10 acute-care hospitals, seven Gotham Health community-based health centers, and 4 drive-thru test sites. Testing—available by appointment only—will help keep people seeking testing out of … Read More

Coronavirus : what you can do beside freaking out!

I have to admit it is scary. The idea that a simple virus can kill you in a matter of days is frightening, but if freaking out was really helpful, no one would have contracted it. Instead, inform yourself and … Read More

NYC Health + Hospitals tries to address health care rights of immigrants | NYC Health + Hospitals tente de tacler le droit à la santé des immigrés

Photos by Isseu Diouf Campbell [column width=”47%” padding=”6%”] NYC Health + Hospitals hosted on March 28, 2017, at Harlem Hospital, an “Immigrant Health Care Rights” panel discussion to help educate immigrant communities and provide access to information and resources. The … Read More