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.

Advocates: Medicaid changes will harm NYers

Amida Care, New York’s largest nonprofit Medicaid Special Needs Health Plan (SNP) designed for New Yorkers affected by HIV, participated in an online town hall event hosted by Save NY’s Safety Net Coalition

Food for families

On Dec. 23, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. arranged for Krasdale Distributor to donate a substantial amount of food for 200 families who are serviced by the NYC Health + Hospitals/Lincoln.

Boost your spirits through the holidays and beyond

Stress and anxiety are all too familiar to many Americans, this year especially, and the added pressure of the holiday season may provide a new set of challenges.

Nonprofits combining forces to lead the COVID-19 response in heavily hit communities

As COVID-19 continues to disproportionately impact low-income women and women of color, frontline nonprofits have been doing the essential work of sustaining heavily affected communities

East Orange Mayor Ted R. Green advises safety after testing positive for COVID-19

East Orange, N.J. Mayor Ted R. Green announced earlier this month that he tested positive for COVID-19.

NYers urged to get flu vaccine

In observance of National Influenza Vaccination Week, NYC Health + Hospitals continues to urge New Yorkers to get a flu vaccine