Responding to parents’ fears that enterovirus D-68 has spread to Brooklyn, the New York City Health Department said on Monday that there are no confirmed cases of the respiratory virus in the city. … Full Article
The New York City Department of Buildings (DOB) has issued a Stop Work Order at Long Island College Hospital (LICH) in Cobble Hill, where SUNY is performing construction work without a permit. … Full Article
Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) Commissioner Julie Menin reminds employers and employees that Wednesday, July 30, covered employees can begin using accrued sick leave under the City’s paid sick leave law. … Full Article
The first thing to know about Chikungunya is there is no cure.
The second thing is it’s a viral disease transmitted to humans by infected mosquitoes, which has spread like wildfire from Africa and Asia to the Caribbean and South America. … Full Article
Two members of Brooklyn’ congressional delegation spoke out, voicing opposing viewpoints, on the Affordable Care Act, otherwise known as Obamacare, after two federal courts issued opposing rulings on the controversial law on Tuesday. … Full Article
Shelton Hollers of Bay Ridge is one of thousands of people who will take part in the NYC Triathlon on Aug. 3, testing his ability to swim, bike and run for long distances.But he’s after more than just a medal. … Full Article