PHSI News & Commentary

Health Department Launches Media Campaign on Dangers of Secondhand Smoke at Home

April 27, 2017 – The Health Department today launched a new media campaign educating New Yorkers on the dangers of secondhand smoke at home and encouraging them to make their home smoke-free. Secondhand smoke can enter apartments or common areas through shared ventilation systems, air spaces, windows and hallways. Approximately 35 percent of New Yorkers […]

Educators Learn About the Benefits of School Gardens at the Second Annual Staten Island School Garden Summit

For the second year in a row The Staten Island Partnership for Community Wellness (SIPCW) and the New York City Department of Education joined forces to promote healthy eating and a love of gardening among school children throughout the borough by targeting a key audience – educators. The Second Annual School Garden Summit, which was […]

Education Professionals Invited to Go Green for Gardens at 2nd Annual Staten Island Garden Summit

The Staten Island Partnership for Community Wellness (SIPCW) and the New York City Department of Education (NYC DOE) invite you to the 2nd Annual Staten Island Garden Summit on St. Patrick’s Day—Friday, March 17, 2017. This interactive Professional Learning Opportunity will give you the tools to start, expand or sustain your school’s garden.

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Through Partnership for a Healthier Staten Island, SIPCW aims to improve the health of Staten Islanders and reduce the prevalence of chronic disease. SIPCW organizes and leads this borough-wide coalition of community partners to implement evidence-based and innovative health promotion strategies.