COVID-19 Vaccination Hotline taking appointments for Harlem and Bronx residents

The Northern Manhattan, Harlem and South Bronx Community COVID-19 Vaccination Scheduling Hotline is now open for appointments at the Washington Heights Armory for individuals who live in eligible zip codes and are age 65 and over.

Tips to help make the most of your 2021 health plan

2020 was a difficult year as the COVID-19 pandemic swept through our country, impacting families and communities nationwide.

Influential Black women amplify need for health equity amid COVID-19

In appreciation of Black History Month and American Heart Month, the American Heart Association, the leading global voluntary health organization dedicated to fighting heart disease and stroke, is bringing together some of the most influential Black women in the country ...

How to help keep kids smiling amid COVID-19

COVID-19 has disrupted multiple aspects of daily life, including how people access dental care.

COMMENTARY: New York, let’s talk about the COVID-19 vaccine

The COVID-19 vaccines are medical miracles, the fastest developed in history, thanks to a global scientific collaboration and all that modern science has to offer.

Is mental health a human right?

The panel of 80 social workers gathered online to address the topic and share experiences.

NJ First Lady Tammy Murphy unveils plan to eliminate racial disparities in maternal and infant deaths

In New Jersey, Black mothers are seven times more likely than white mothers to die from pregnancy-related complications.

Test & Trace expands mobile-unit testing to reach communities in need

As the City continues to fight the winter surge of COVID-19 cases, the NYC Test & Trace Corps has announced the expansion of its partnership with Rapid Reliable Testing (RRT), a subsidiary of Ambulnz, to bring rapid antigen testing to ...

Snoring and sleep apnea

The cause of snoring is the vibration of the soft palate in the roof of the mouth, resulting in a hoarse noise that usually occurs during sleep. Is anyone in your family guilty of producing this noise at night while ...

COVID-19 hospitalizations grow, vaccine demand struggles

There have now been over 400,000 deaths from COVID-19 in the United States and over 26,000 people in New York City have died from the virus.

Building children’s emotional resilience amid uncertainty

For parents facing uncertain school schedules, new ways of working and concerns about the health and safety of their families, life in a pandemic is stressful enough.

City focuses on ‘round-the-clock vaccine effort

As New York City’s COVID-19 infection rate this week is over 8%, the city is putting its efforts towards 24/7 vaccine sites that are opening across the city.

Delaying care poses serious risks to patient health

As COVID-19 cases climb again around the country, people may be considering skipping visits to the doctor to reduce risk of exposure to the virus

NYC’s public health system’s 1st baby of 2021 born in BK

The city’s public health system’s first baby of 2021 was welcomed at NYC Health + Hospitals/Coney Island on Jan. 1 at 12 a.m. Named Jaxel Rodriguez, the boy weighed 6 lbs. 11 oz. and measured 19 in.

Rep. Donald Payne Jr.’s colorectal cancer prevention bill becomes law

Congressman Donald M. Payne Jr.’s bill to decrease colorectal cancer deaths and increase cancer screenings nationwide has become law.