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

Avoiding the holiday blues

For the better part of 2020, we have all been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, the stresses brought on by racial tensions, and the political dramas of the 2020 election.

COVID hospitalizations spike, at-risk people urged to take precautions

Hospitalizations for COVID-19 in New York City have reached their highest since June. This week, hospitals reported 1,100 COVID patients as the city vows to use every tool available to fight the second coronavirus wave and prevent more deaths.Cyr

City partnership launches tool to help NYers verify identity of their contact tracers

The NYC Test & Trace Corps today announced the launch of “Validate My Tracer,” a new tool designed to allow New Yorkers to easily verify that the person reaching out to them is a contract tracer with the NYC Test ...

Large study of hospitalized children with COVID-19 provides warning signs

Research led by investigators at the Children’s Hospital at Montefiore, Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Yale School of Medicine, identifies symptoms that can predict how severely children will be affected by COVID-19.