Thursday, September 18, 2014

Fwd: Notify NYC - NYS Missing Vulnerable Adult Alert

Notification issued 9/17/14 at 8:00 PM. The New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services has issued a Missing Vulnerable Adult Alert for Eva Jones, female, black, 80 years of age, from Roslyn Heights, NY. Ms. Jones suffers from demetia, may be in need of medical attention, and may be en route to NYC. Ms. Jones is described as 5'0" tall, 150 lbs., with gray hair and brown eyes. She was last seen wearing green pants, a white blazer, white sneakers and a white cap. She is believed to be operating a 1999 tan Toyota Camry with New York registration AGZ-2073. A photo is available at http://imgur.com/4gxsOxd. If you see Ms. Jones, please call the Nassau County Police Department at 1-516-573-7347 or 911.




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Sender's Name: Notify NYC
Sender's Email: notifynyc@oem.nyc.gov
Sender's Contact Phone: (212) 639-9675



Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Fwd: Health Department Launches New Farm to Preschool Program


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The New York City                                            Department of Health and                                            Mental Hygiene
Health E-News September 17, 2014

Health Department Launches New Farm to Preschool Program

This new initiative brings inexpensive, locally grown produce to parents, kids and community members in neighborhoods citywide

InfluenzaThe Health Department, in partnership with GrowNYC and Corbin Hill Food Project, announced the launch of Farm to Preschool, a new initiative that brings fresh, locally grown fruits and vegetables to 11 participating preschools across the city. Once a week at each site, parents, preschool staff and community members can purchase a farm fresh produce box containing a variety of seven to 10 locally grown fruits and vegetables. Health Commissioner Dr. Mary Bassett and ACS Commissioner Gladys Carrión made this announcement at the Bishop Sexton Head Start in Brooklyn, one of the more than 1,100 sites in New York City offering free, high-quality pre-K this year.

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Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Fwd: Health Department to Distribute 200 Doses of Naloxone Today to Prevent Fatal Opioid Overdoses in New York City


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The New York City                                            Department of Health and                                            Mental Hygiene
Health E-News September 9, 2014

Health Department to Distribute 200 Doses of Naloxone Today to Prevent Fatal Opioid Overdoses in New York City

Mayor Bill de Blasio issued a proclamation declaring September 9, 2014 "New York City Overdose Awareness Day"

InfluenzaIn recognition of Mayor Bill de Blasio declaring New York City's first Overdose Awareness Day, the Health Department will train New Yorkers on overdose prevention and distribute 200 doses of naloxone. According to a new Health Department Epi Data Brief, 77 percent of drug overdose deaths in 2013 involved an opioid, including opioid analgesics (prescription painkillers), methadone, or heroin. On average, there is more than one fatal opioid overdose a day in New York City. Since 2010, more than 25,000 naloxone kits have been distributed and at least 500 overdoses in New York City have been reversed by using naloxone.

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Saturday, September 6, 2014

Thursday, September 4, 2014

Fwd: NYPD Crime Prevention Tip - Sweepstakes Scam








Beware of Sweepstakes Scams

Being a winner for sweepstakes or giveaways is fun, exciting and enjoyable. But please keep in mind these valuable tips and warning signs to help you know the difference between a legitimate sweepstakes offer and a scam:

 

Tip 1: Beware of Fake Check Scams

If you receive a check claiming to be from a legitimate sweepstakes and are asked to cash it and wire or send a portion back -- STOP -- you are the victim of a scam contact. The check is not real!

 

Tip 2: Be Suspicious of Callers Claiming You've Won - But Ask You to Send Money

If you receive a telephone call from someone claiming you have won a sweepstakes prize but are asked to send money to claim it -

STOP

 

 

Tip 3: Be Wary of E-mails Claiming You've Won - and Asking You to Send Money

If you receive an e-mail notifying you that you have won a major sweepstakes prize, but are asked to provide personal financial information, or send money to claim the prize - STOP 

 

Tip 4: Never Give Your Credit Card Number to Collect a Prize

If you are asked to provide your credit card number or provide your financial bank account information in order to claim a sweepstakes prize - STOP

 

Tip 5: Do Not Send Money to Claim a Sweepstakes Prize

If you are asked to send money to pre-pay taxes, pay a legal fee, pay a border fee, or pay any kind of fee to claim a sweepstakes prize -

STOP

 

 

Bottom line legitimate sweepstakes winners won't be asked to send any form of payment to receive winnings.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
  

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