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St. George »

The social media campaign will urge residents to check themselves for ticks. 

Kips Bay »

There will be more mosquito traps and testing as the city heads into mosquito season.

Morris Park »

City health inspectors believe the outbreak stemmed from a cooling tower at Bronx Psychiatric Center.

East Harlem »

The mayor said synthetic marijuana was a "poison" destroying communities.

Morris Park »

The city sampled 35 cooling towers over the weekend, and 15 came back with positive results.

Melrose »

The city found Legionella bacteria in the water system of 681 Courtlandt Ave. in Melrose Houses.

Melrose »

The city is installing water filters in every apartment of the building where bacteria was found.

Midtown »

New emergency state regulations become permanent in 90 days.

Mott Haven »

There have been no new cases in 10 days, city officials said.

Mott Haven »

Officials say they are seeing fewer new cases and are optimistic that the worst has passed.

Concourse »

Dr. Howard Zucker came to The Bronx on Thursday to tour Concourse Plaza.

Concourse »

A new law will require cooling towers to be registered and inspected for the disease.

High Bridge »

Seven have died and 81 others have been infected with the disease, officials said at Monday's meeting. 

Civic Center »

A high heat advisory will remain in effect through 8 p.m. Thursday.