First Lady of New York City Chirlane McCray Inducted into Public Health Solutions’ Public Health Hall of Fame

First Lady of New York City Chirlane McCray Inducted into Public Health Solutions’ Public Health Hall of Fame

Public Health Solutions, the largest public health nonprofit serving New York City, inducted the First Lady of New York City, Chirlane McCray, into its Public Health Hall of Fame at its Health Reimagined 60th Anniversary Gala. The Hall of Fame honors extraordinary New Yorkers who have made an exceptional impact on the health of families and communities in New York City, and McCray is its first inductee.

Public Health Solutions’ Health Reimagined 60th Anniversary Gala

Public Health Solutions hosted its 60th Anniversary Gala at Tribeca Rooftop. More than 270 guests attended to commemorate our long history in supporting vulnerable New York City families in achieving optimal health, and paying tribute to our honoree and first inductee into our Public Health Hall of Fame.

Join us in Protecting the Health of Immigrant Children Entering the U.S.

As of today, more than 2,300 children are in detention centers after being separated from their families at the U.S. border.  Most of these children are under 13 years of age, and face significant short- and long-range developmental, mental and physical health issues related to these government actions.

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.