A long week of waiting for every vote to be counted in the presidential election has finally concluded, and Vice President Joe Biden and Senator Kamala Harris have been elected as President and Vice President of the United States. This is a victory for public health in New York City and across the country. It…
Free and reduced-priced school meals are critical for students’ health, especially low-income students, and that consideration has influenced the debate over reopening schools during the pandemic. But what about babies, toddlers, and children too young for school? Where do they get food if they face food insecurity at home?
Because PHS provides services for low-income families across the five boroughs, we know firsthand the impact of COVID-19 on the lives of New Yorkers, and the rapidly increasing need for the services we provide.
Lisa David joins the Protecting Immigrant Families Campaign at a congressional briefing asking Congress to oppose a potential proposed rule by the Trump Administration that would make it harder for foreigners living in the U.S. to get permanent residency or to get or extend any visa or green card if they or their American-born children use public benefits.
The Trump administration’s steady assault on healthcare reverses years of progress and jeopardizes the health of the communities and individuals Public Health Solutions (PHS) serves.