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First Mobile Medication Unit Now Open in New York State

First Mobile Medication Unit Now Open in New York State

Initiative is part of OASAS' efforts to expand access to full complement of help and support for addiction
AdvantageCare Physicians Call for Improve Care for Seniors

AdvantageCare Physicians Call for Improve Care for Seniors

Federal leaders and NYC Health Commissioner discuss reducing healthcare disparities and providing affordable care at ACPNY in East New York
South Brooklyn Health Nurses Receive Prestigious Award

South Brooklyn Health Nurses Receive Prestigious Award

It is the first time in the public health system’s history that it has received the esteemed Emergency Nurses Association Lantern Award
SUNY Downstate Awarded $1.5M Grant For Ukraine HIV Research Training

SUNY Downstate Awarded $1.5M Grant For Ukraine HIV Research Training

SUNY Downstate representatives joined health leaders from Ukraine, Poland, and Georgia at a conference to formally launch the new research training program
Critical Free Summer Meal Program for Kids is Now Open — Here's How to Use It

Critical Free Summer Meal Program for Kids is Now Open — Here's How to Use It

To receive a meal, local kids and families can text 'FOOD' or 'COMIDA' to 304-304 to find the nearest Free Meal Finder site.
State Issues Health Advisory for New York City as Air Quality Worsens on July 12

State Issues Health Advisory for New York City as Air Quality Worsens on July 12

The advisory will be in effect on Wednesday, July 12, 2023, from 11:00am-11:00pm.
The Air is Smoky Again, Due to More Fires in Canada — Here's Where to Get Free Masks in BK

The Air is Smoky Again, Due to More Fires in Canada — Here's Where to Get Free Masks in BK

N95-style masks will be available at Atlantic Avenue station and Shirley Chisholm State Park in Brooklyn.
NYP-Brooklyn Methodist Hospital Nurses Ratify New Contract, Averting Strike

NYP-Brooklyn Methodist Hospital Nurses Ratify New Contract, Averting Strike

The new three-year contract includes wage increases of 5%, 6% and 7% with full retroactive pay.
Here's How to Stay Safe From the Wildfire Smoke Hanging Over Brooklyn

Here's How to Stay Safe From the Wildfire Smoke Hanging Over Brooklyn

An air quality health advisory is active until 11:59pm on Thursday, June 8.
This Bed-Stuy Resident is Fighting for Black Men's Health with Heart, Body and Soul

This Bed-Stuy Resident is Fighting for Black Men's Health with Heart, Body and Soul

Christopher Williams survived two heart attacks and a bout with cancer, all before the age of 50. But now, he’s on a mission to help as many Black men as possible understand how to improve their health.