August deadline looming for landlords to set smoking policies

August Deadline Looming for Landlords to Set Smoking Policies

Public Health Solutions, a city agency created to compile research on health-based initiatives, has focused its smoke-free efforts almost exclusively on the housing sector since 2009 after cigarettes had been driven from most of New York’s commercial and public buildings.

In Memory of Dr. Victor Sidel, a Champion of Public Health

We are very sad to share that Dr. Victor Sidel, a former Public Health Solutions Board Member and a current Emeritus Board member, passed away recently. His life and career’s work in public health were impressive and noteworthy, and we were fortunate to have his talent on the PHS Board.

Public Health Solutions’ Review of 2017 Tobacco Control Victories

This year is expected to be a banner year for the smoke-free movement. Much of that is a result of the significant policy changes and incredible tobacco-control strides we made last year. Our 2017 “Year-in-Review” shows how far we’ve come since the NYC Smoke-Free Air Act of 2002.

Public Health Solutions Opens New Ridgewood Neighborhood WIC Center

We are excited to announce the opening of a new Neighborhood WIC Center in Ridgewood, Queens. We were joined by Congresswoman Nydia Velazquez, Assemblyman Michael Miller, Myrtle Avenue BID, Queens Community Board 5, and many more community partners and staff to officially celebrate the grand opening.

Nurse-Family Partnership® Celebrates Little Graduates

We recently held a graduation for families who completed our Nurse-Family Partnership® (NFP) program this year. Not only are our graduates super heroes, we believe our dedicated nurses home visitors are heroes as well.

New Website Launch Giveaway!

Welcome to Public Health Solutions’ new website! The goal of the site makeover is to provide all visitors with a simpler way to learn about the mission, work, and impact of Public Health Solutions.