Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced this week that New York State had a rate of positive COVID-19 tests of less than 1% for the tenth straight day on Monday, Aug. 17.
NYC Health + Hospitals announced the launch of its Youth Leadership Council, a program aimed to further improve quality health care for adolescents.
New York Blood Center is calling on New Yorkers who have recovered from COVID-19 to donate convalescent plasma to help critically ill patients across the country.
The confirmed number of coronavirus cases in the U.S. has reached 5 million, by far the highest in the world.
Decisions about managing long-term care become increasingly important as we age. Choices will have to be made about your care (or your loved one’s care).
Of the new coronavirus patients in New York City interviewed in recent weeks, about 10% to 20% have reported attending a gathering that may put them at risk of exposure to COVID-19
During a 30-minute interview with BlackPressUSA that was streamed live over Facebook, YouTube, and www.BlackPressUSA.com, Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, spoke of the importance of convincing African Americans to participate in clinical ...
One in five U.S. adults experiences mental illness each year, according to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, and adult African Americans are 20% more likely to experience mental health issues compared to the general population.
The number of people hospitalized with the coronavirus in New York continues to drop to its lowest level since the outbreak began in March, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Saturday.
NYC Health + Hospitals announced on July 20 that the NYC Test & Trace Corps, the city’s public health initiative to fight COVID-19 and help New York City reopen safely, will now offer new hotel services.
With cases rising among New Yorkers between the ages of 20-29, the city launches a public outreach campaign geared towards younger New Yorkers, including additional mobile testing sites.
Across the country, COVID-19 has taken a toll, both physical and mental, on health professionals, and it’s not just limited to doctors and nurses who work in hospitals.
New York City hit a major milestone over the weekend in its fight against the coronavirus after recording its first 24-hour period without a COVID-19 death in months
Containing disease and restarting the economy have been the prime twin goals of coronavirus efforts, locally and across the globe. But dealing with our emotional and community responses have been important as well, particularly among artists who have been sidelined ...
A newly released study seeks to increase sickle cell disease detection and treatment rates in newborn babies across Nigeria through HemoTypeSC, a rapid diagnostic test.