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Finding the right health insurance plan for you can be complicated, but it doesn't have to be. Text "COVEREDNYC" to 877-877 for help or to meet with a counselor near you:
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nycHealthy Dec 14
How do you use the nutrition facts label on your food? Whether you're looking for calories, serving size or sodium content, breaks down how to use the label:
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New York City 311 Dec 14
A reminder for parents & families of children ages 6 months to 5 years! If your child is attending an NYC licensed pre-kindergarten, group child care, or school based child care program, they must get their flu shot by 12/31:
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nycHealthy Dec 14
You have the right to services in your language. We provide services in multiple languages, regardless of your financial or immigration status. Learn more:
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nycHealthy Dec 13
In 2017, there were 1,487 unintentional overdose deaths in NYC. With naloxone, you can reverse the effects of an opioid overdose. Join us at our next naloxone training on Dec. 18 to learn how you can save a life:
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nycHealthy Dec 13
More New Yorkers die of drug overdoses than homicides, suicides and car crashes combined. Chelle is living proof that methadone and buprenorphine treatment helps save lives:
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nycHealthy Dec 13
The higher your blood pressure, the more damage it can do to the inside of your blood vessels. High blood pressure can lead to heart disease, stroke and problems with your kidneys and eyes. Learn more:
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nycHealthy Dec 13
Become a leader in population health and through our preventive medicine residency program. Apply by Dec. 20:
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nycHealthy Dec 13
Choose the right toy for the right age this holiday season: 🚀 Keep air rockets, darts, and other shooting toys that can cause serious eye injuries away from young children. More toy safety tips:
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nycHealthy Dec 13
Hi Taylor, you can file a food safety/poisoning complaint with and we will follow up: .
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nycHealthy Dec 13
NYC OpenData can help you . Find testing locations near you:
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nycHealthy Dec 13
Have you found the year-round farmers market near you? It may be winter, but you can still find fresh, seasonal fruits and vegetables in your borough:
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nycHealthy Dec 12
The NY State of Health Marketplace's annual open enrollment period is from Nov. 1, 2019, to Jan. 31, 2020. Our certified application counselors can help you find the right health insurance plan for you:
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Fund for Public Health Dec 12
We had such a blast celebrating our TD Ready Challenge award with and ! We’re excited to support the creation of the Brooklyn Quickie Lab to help reduce STIs and expand faster and more accessible testing to Brooklyn’s 2.5 million residents.
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nycHealthy Dec 12
Today is Poinsettia Day! So let's set the record straight about this holiday plant: It's not as toxic as you may have thought. Learn more about holiday plant safety:
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nycHealthy Dec 12
About one in four New Yorkers has high blood pressure, but there are usually no symptoms. High blood pressure is a leading cause of heart disease and stroke, which together kills more New Yorkers than any other disease. Learn more:
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nycHealthy Dec 11
Learn how you can help someone in distress at our next Mental Health First Aid training. There are a variety of courses available with different focuses, including adults, youth and veterans:
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Fund for Public Health Dec 11
We’re in Fort Greene accepting our award to open up a second Quickie Lab with and ! We are thrilled and so grateful for this opportunity to bring cutting-edge technology and quality STI testing to Brooklyn!
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nycHealthy Dec 11
According to , nearly a third of teens use one or more tobacco products. While e-cigarettes are still the most popular, teenagers are also smoking other items like cigarillos:
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nycHealthy Dec 11
Soda isn't the only sugary drink! Blended coffee drinks, hot chocolate, smoothies and even 100% juice, are also high in calories and sugar. All of these can lead to Type 2 diabetes, heart disease, cavities and weight gain. Learn more:
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