Following SCOTUS Decision to Overturn Roe v. Wade, Paid Media Campaign Highlights New York State’s Commitment to Protecting Abortion Access and Reproductive Healthcare for All    Website with Abortion Education, Provider Information and More Available in 12 Different Languages, Expanding Awareness of Options for Care Available in New York Here  Following the U.S. Supreme Court’s rulingContinue Reading

New York State Launches  Website to Provide Firearm Safety Resources to Veteran Families An innovative new website, WorriedAboutaVeteran (WAV), launched this month as a resource for family members and loved ones of military Service members and Veterans in New York State. The website connects families with information and resources aroundContinue Reading

Awards Will Allow Providers to Establish Substance Use Prevention Coalitions in Each Region of New York State Three Provider Funding Recipients Will Have Special Focus on LGBTQIA+ Community $1.8 Million in Funding Also Being Made Available for Additional Coalitions in New York City Region Governor Kathy Hochul today announced $4.5 million in fundingContinue Reading

NYC Health + Hospitals, New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC), New York State Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services Commissioner Jackie Bray, and community stakeholders celebrated the groundbreaking of a new flood protection system at NYC Health + Hospitals/Metropolitan in East Harlem. The Metropolitan Hospital Flood Wall Resiliency Project wasContinue Reading

New Pharmacy Benefits Bureau to Supervise Unregulated Pharmacy Benefit Manager Industry     Directs the Department of Financial Services to Establish Standards to Protect Consumers and Independent Small Businesses   Pharmacy Benefit Managers Required to Register with New Bureau by June 1st and Submit Annual Report by July 1st  Guidance on PBM Registration and Reporting nowContinue Reading

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Photo by Polina Zimmerman on Legislation (S.07144/A.07686) Provides Addiction and Mental Health Services Training, Including Crisis Intervention Team Training, Mental Health First Aid, Implicit Bias Training and Naloxone Training   Governor Kathy Hochul today signed legislation S.07144/A.07686 providing addiction and mental health services training, including crisis intervention team training, mentalContinue Reading

Legislation S.7628/A.8536 Adds a Representative to the Public Health and Health Planning Council for Women’s Health Service Providers and Broadens Expertise of Body Advising Public Health Decisions Governor Kathy Hochul today signed legislation S.7628/A.8536 that adds an additional appointed member to the Public Health and Health Planning Council as aContinue Reading