Issues: Health

No Cost Mamograms

Please call 1-800-453-8378 Ext 6 for an appointment.

September 29, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Free Mamograms

Please call 1-800-453-8378 Ext 6 for an appointment.

September 24, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO TO SPONSOR BREAST CANCER SCREENING PROGRAM AT MERRICK LIBRARY

State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (8th Senate District) will be sponsoring a breast cancer screening program in Merrick on Thursday, September 17th.

August 19, 2009
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Senator Thompson Delivers $300,000 To Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center in Support of the New Renal Dialysis Facility.

For Immediate Release Contact: Heather Zeisz | zeisz@senate.state.ny.us | 716.854.8705 Linda Walker | 716.284.5789

Niagara Falls, NY - New York State Senator Antoine M. Thompson (D-Parts of Erie & Niagara Counties), today announced that he has secured $300,000 in state funding for the new, 17-station renal dialysis facility at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center. The announcement was made during a morning news conference at the medical center.

August 19, 2009
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SENATOR PARKER REPORTS DANGERS OF WEST NILE VIRUS IN CENTRAL BROOKLYN

For Immediate Release: Tuesday, August 18, 2009

August 18, 2009
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Senator Adams hosts a Health Fair at Wingate as part of the Martin Luther King, Jr Concert Series in August, 2009

Vendors and health awareness groups provided free information and resources at the Health Fair on August 17, 2009.

August 18, 2009
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Senator Adams hosts a Health Fair at Wingate as part of the Martin Luther King, Jr Concert Series in August, 2009

Vendors and health awareness groups provided free information and resources at the Health Fair on August 17, 2009.

August 18, 2009
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For Health or Profit? Klein Unveils Sickly Scorecard of Major HMOs

Investigation Finds NYS HMO’s Restrict Access to Prescription Drugs Critical to Treating HIV/AIDS, Cancer and Heart Disease 

Presents Legislation that would Stop Insurance Companies from Creating Hurdles for Patients Seeking Brand Name Drugs 

NEW YORK- Senator Jeffrey D. Klein (D-Bronx/Westchester) joined by Assemblyman Adriano Espaillat (D-Manhattan), Members of the NYS Medical Society, Members of the NYS Rheumatology Society, Members of the NYC Pharmacists Society, Physicians and Victims released the results of his second annual report, For Health or Profit, detailing how insurance companies restrict their members’ access to brand-name prescription drugs that treat serious health conditions like cancer and cardiovascular disease on Sunday. 

August 17, 2009
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How HMOs Restrict Access to Single-Source Prescription Drugs Critical to the Health of New Yorkers

Click the PDF link below to view Senator Klein's Single-Source Prescription Drugs Report...

File: 
Single-Source Prescription Drugs Report

August 17, 2009
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District 29 Town Hall Event with Senator Duane

Join NY State Senator Tom Duane for a 29th District Town Hall Meeting Tuesday, September 1st, 2009, 6:30-8:30 PM at The Duke on 42nd Street, 229 West 42nd Street, 2nd Floor (between 7th & 8th  Avenues) Senator Duane will address:

-The state of the NYS Senate -What's ahead in Albany and the District -Constituent questions and concerns -How he and his staff can help you

September 1, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
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Senator Morahan names Hudson Valley Physician to State Panel on Immunization

Yesterday, New York State Senator Thomas P. Morahan held an educational forum at the Liberty Elementary School in Valley Cottage to mark the start of National Immunization Awareness Month. The Senator used the forum to remind parents getting their children ready for school, sending a student to college, healthcare-workers and seniors about the importance of keeping vaccinations update.

August 13, 2009
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Syracuse Post Standard: Valesky Brings Health Chairman to Hamilton

From left, Senator Duane, Senator Valesky and Dave Felton, CEO of Community Memorial Hospital in Hamilton, NY speak at a forum on Upstate hospitals

August 13, 2009

State Sen. Dave Valesky, D-Oneida, will bring one of his Downstate counterparts to Hamilton's Community Memorial Hospital today to learn more about the challenges faced by rural hospitals.

August 13, 2009
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SENATOR LAVALLE SUPPORTS SOUTHAMPTON HOSPITAL BREAST CENTER

Senator Kenneth P. LaValle took part in the ribbon cutting ceremony for the official opening of the Ellen Hermanson Breast Center at Southampton Hospital.  The new facility more than doubles the hospital's original breast center and allows the hospital to expand its diagnostic services.  Senator LaValle is committed to bringing advanced medical technologies to eastern Long Island so that residents will have access to state-of-the-art health care services close to home.

August 12, 2009
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Serrano Comments on La Marqueta Plan

 

Calls city plan “visionary” so long as it meets the needs of his constituents

Highlights need to incubate healthy and affordable food, immigrant entrepreneurs, and vibrant public space

August 12, 2009

August 11, 2009
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