Tips to Keep Your Food Safe (

Bacteria and germs that cause food poisoning can survive in many places and spread around your kitchen. Whether you’re grocery shopping, cooking dinner, or hosting a party, there are simple things you can do to stay safe.


Learn how to keep your food safe this season:

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It’s Not Too Late to Quit Smoking

Just because you’ve been smoking for a long time, it doesn’t mean it’s too late to quit. Quitting smoking can benefit your health at any age. Free help, advice, and tools including an app are available to help you break the habit and maintain a healthy lifestyle. For more information click here.

Medicare Open Enrollment Extension for Hurricane Victims

For Medicare beneficiaries seeking to change their options for 2018, the clock is ticking. Now is the time to make changes to Part C and/or Part D that better fits your health needs. But the opportunity to make any revisions will end on December 7, 2017, with one exception. If you are a survivor of the recent hurricanes (Harvey, Irma and Maria), there is a special enrollment period just for you through the end of the year. If you have other questions about Medicare, visit

Notify NYC – Exercise

Notification issued 8/11/17 at 5:45 PM. The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey will conduct an emergency response exercise in the Lincoln Tunnel from 11:30 PM Friday (8/11) through 7:00 AM Saturday (8/12). The drill will not impact traffic, but there will be an increased presence of emergency personnel in the surrounding area during and after the exercise.