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Mayor Bill de Blasio announces plans for NYC Care at Lincoln Medical Center on Jan.

The city’s new health plan: What do I need to know?

Health January 21, 2019 at 10:55 am 0 comments

In early January, Mayor Bill DeBlasio came to Lincoln Medical Center to announce the rollout of a NYC Care, a new healthcare initiative he said will help 600,000 currently uninsured New Yorkers get medical care when it is rolled out in the Bronx later this year.

South Bronx is hardest place to beat the heat

South Bronx is hardest place to beat the heat

Health August 9, 2017 at 10:46 pm 0 comments

It comes as no surprise for residents of Mott Haven and Hunts Point to learn their neighborhoods are among the city’s toughest in which to endure the hot summer months, according to a recent report by the Department of Health.

Funding restored for sexual assault programs

Government, Health November 7, 2015 at 3:06 pm 0 comments

Over the past year, two groups battling sexual assault have teamed up with the governor to ensure programs for victims are restored. Governor Andrew Cuomo has pledged to restore $4.6 million for rape crisis centers across the state, thanks to a collaboration with the New York City Alliance Against SexualRead More

City encourages immigrants to get their IDNYC cards

City encourages immigrants to get their IDNYC cards

Health, Immigration August 30, 2015 at 8:40 am 0 comments

The public can receive IDNYC cards at Lincoln Medical Center and the Dept. of Finance site in Melrose.

Legionnaires’ receding but still a threat, says mayor

Health August 10, 2015 at 6:19 pm 1 comment

A total of 12 cooling towers have tested positive for Legionnaires’ disease in the South Bronx, but the infection rate continues to decline.

Synthetic pot stokes fears in Mott Haven

Synthetic pot stokes fears in Mott Haven

Health, Police August 5, 2015 at 2:59 pm 0 comments

A form of synthetic marijuana known as K2 has made inroads in the Hub, worrying many that if it is not addressed quickly, the problem could spiral out of control.

Anxiety rises over Legionnaires’ outbreak

Anxiety rises over Legionnaires’ outbreak

Health August 4, 2015 at 2:41 pm 0 comments

Bronxites had a chance to sound off over concerns about Legionnaires’ disease at a Town Hall on Aug. 3. The borough president and the mayor both say legislative changes are on the way to clean suspect HVAC cooling towers.

Bronx BP says city’s defense vs. Legionnaires’ is flawed

Bronx BP says city’s defense vs. Legionnaires’ is flawed

Health July 31, 2015 at 6:20 pm 0 comments

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. says that the mayor’s recent public assurances he will protect the public from the latest outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease ring hollow. Yesterday, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced the city would promptly clean air conditioning towers found to contain the bacteria that causes the potentially fatal airborne disease, toRead More