PHSI News & Commentary

4 Steps to Making Your Building Smoke-Free

In April of 2017 the Health Department 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. The media campaign ran through May 21 on bus shelters, in newspapers, on the Staten Island Ferry and on television. The video version of […]

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 […]

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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.