Fentanyl, a synthetic opioid, was involved in approximately half of drug overdose deaths in New York City in 2016 Outreach targets neighborhoods with high rates of overdose deaths You can learn more about HealingNYC here. For more information about opioid overdose prevention, naloxone and treatment services, search “prevent overdose” at nyc.gov/health.
On Tuesday, May 9, The NYCDOT Division of Bridges will conduct cleaning of the Madison Avenue Bridge’s drainage system. As a result, one lane in each direction at a time will be closed from 11:00 p.m. until 6:00 a.m. Wednesday morning.
The Fund for Public Health in New York City (FPHNYC), on behalf of the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) in partnership with New York City Parks and Recreation (NYC Parks), currently seeks proposals from community-based organizations for Art in the Parks: Active Open Space, an initiative to activate designated park […]
Three adult New Yorkers became lead poisoned after using clay pots, cups and dishes for preparing and serving foods and drinks Traditional ceramic ware with high lead levels found in several stores in Bushwick and Jackson Heights May 5, 2017 –The Health Department today warned New Yorkers about clay pots, cups and dishes (ceramic ware) containing […]