Health

Legal Aid To City: Get Moving On Lead Paint Law

by Thomas Breen | Jan 10, 2019 1:40 pm | Comments (1)

Thomas Breen photoThe city’s Health Department has consistently failed to protect city children from lead paint poisoning. It’s time to jump-start an oversight committee that will enforce the letter of the law, and hasn’t been formed despite a legal requirement.

So argues New Haven Legal Assistance Association (NHLAA) Attorney Amy Marx in a new letter to the mayor, the city’s top lawyer, and legislative leaders in which she calls for the the creation of a Lead Poisoning Advisory Committee.

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Primary Care Uber Update: Smart Phone Not Required

by Thomas Breen | Jan 7, 2019 2:02 pm | Comments (1)

Thomas Breen photoDon’t have a smart phone, but need access to primary care? Uber will still pick you up.

Yale-New Haven Hospital (YNHH) offered that peek at how transportation will work in its plan to close down three existing primary care services and relocate them to a consolidated facility on Long Wharf. The peek came in its latest update submission to the state as part of its bid to create the new facility.

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