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Brooklyn to Receive Pesticide Treatment to Lower Risk of West Nile Virus

Brooklyn to Receive Pesticide Treatment to Lower Risk of West Nile Virus

Trucks will spray pesticide in parts of Brooklyn in the evening of Thursday, August 31
Hatzoloh Incorporated Receives Funding for Electric Ambulances from Borough President

Hatzoloh Incorporated Receives Funding for Electric Ambulances from Borough President

Brooklyn Borough President Antonio Reynoso allocates $575,000 in funding for Hatzoloh Incorporated.
Woodhull Hospital Hands Out 1,750 Backpacks at Back to School Block Party

Woodhull Hospital Hands Out 1,750 Backpacks at Back to School Block Party

The community event distributed around 1,750 bookbags and school supplies, and featured a number of family-friendly activities and live entertainment
MetroPlusHealth Launches Online Health Care Resource Site for NYC's Gig Workers

MetroPlusHealth Launches Online Health Care Resource Site for NYC's Gig Workers

The site provides gig workers with easy access to health care services, along with all of the resources available to them via NYC agencies.
South Brooklyn Health Receives $6 Million in Funding For Learning Center

South Brooklyn Health Receives $6 Million in Funding For Learning Center

The center will provide comprehensive learning experiences for South Brooklyn Health’s medical staff, nursing and ancillary health care staff.
Legal Aid Urges NY'ers to go *Here* For Stolen Food Benefit

Legal Aid Urges NY'ers to go *Here* For Stolen Food Benefit

New application portal will allows victims of skimming to apply to recoup stolen benefits
Resources for Sunset Park Immigrant Community Highlighted at Health Fair

Resources for Sunset Park Immigrant Community Highlighted at Health Fair

RaisingHealth brings 1,000 immigrant community members together to put the focus on community wellness
West Nile Virus Spotted in All 5 Boroughs for First Time This Year — Here's How to Stay Safe

West Nile Virus Spotted in All 5 Boroughs for First Time This Year — Here's How to Stay Safe

West Nile virus has been detected in mosquitoes in all five boroughs; three people with West Nile virus disease have been reported.
Shark Attack at Rockaway Beach Leaves Local Beachgoers Rattled

Shark Attack at Rockaway Beach Leaves Local Beachgoers Rattled

This incident is the first confirmed shark attack in New York City waters in decades.
Dangerous Heat Conditions Expected Throughout the City This Week — Here's How to Stay Safe

Dangerous Heat Conditions Expected Throughout the City This Week — Here's How to Stay Safe

Friday "feels like" temperatures could reach 105 degrees or more in New York City.