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Tuesday, February 13, 2007
MAYOR BLOOMBERG PROPOSES SWEEPING CHANGES IN HEALTH CARE FINANCING THROUGH NEW USE OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AND NEW FOCUS ON PREVENTION
Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg today called for a restructuring of how the United States pays for health care services in an address at the Academy Health National Health Policy Conference in Washington, D.C.
PRESS RELEASE # 048-07




Press Release


Thursday, February 8, 2007
TO MARK BLACK HISTORY MONTH, CITY HEALTH DEPARTMENT HIGHLIGHTS EFFORTS TO TACKLE DISPARITIES
Despite steady progress in closing racial health gaps, disparities still plague New York City. Black men die from AIDS at six times the rate of white men, and mortality among black infants is double that of whites. In honor of Black History Month, the Health Department today reasserted its commitment to advancing health equity in New York City.
PRESS RELEASE # 005-07




Media Advisory


Tuesday, February 6, 2007
MEDIA ADVISORY: HEALTH DEPARTMENT OFFERING FREE DENTAL SCREENINGS AND SEALANTS FOR CHILDREN
The New York City Health Department is offering free dental screenings and sealant programs throughout the month of February, National Children’s Dental Health Month.
PRESS RELEASE # 004-07




Cold Weather Alert


Monday, February 5, 2007
DHS AND DOHMH ASK NEW YORKERS TO KEEP AN EYE OUT FOR THE HOMELESS DURING COLD WEATHER
Due to the extremely cold weather, homeless individuals living on the city streets could be at risk for exposure and possibly death. In response, New York City’s Department of Homeless Services has instituted its Cold Weather Emergency Procedure on a 24-hour basis.
PRESS RELEASE # 003-07




Press Release


Tuesday, January 30, 2007
MORE THAN 100,000 NEW YORKERS FACE COMPLICATIONS DUE TO SERIOUSLY OUT-OF-CONTROL DIABETES
More than 100,000 New York City adults are at high risk of heart attack, blindness, amputations, and other serious complications because of very poorly controlled diabetes, according to unprecedented survey data released today by the New York City Health Department.
PRESS RELEASE # 002-07




Protect your pets from rabies


Thursday, January 18, 2007
HEALTH DEPARTMENT WILL OFFER FREE RABIES VACCINATIONS FOR CATS ON STATEN ISLAND
The Health Department is offering free rabies vaccinations for all Staten Island cats, starting this Saturday, January 20, as part of an effort to prevent the spread of rabies to people and pets following an increase in animal rabies.
PRESS RELEASE # 001-07



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