Photo of Borough President Diaz and several Bronx elected officials holding a press conference at Lincoln Hospital.

BOROUGH PRESIDENT DIAZ DEMANDS TRANSPARENCY ON THE SELECTION PROCESS OF THE NEW LINCOLN HOSPITAL CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

On Friday, February 26, 2021, following the announcement of the departure of Milton Nuñez, Chief Executive Officer of NYC Health + Hospitals/Lincoln Medical Center, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr., joined by Bronx elected officials called on the leadership of NYC Health + Hospitals to demand answers and transparency on the selection process of the…

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. Honors Essential FreshDirect Employees for Courage and Service During COVID-19 Pandemic

On Wednesday, February 17, in keeping with the celebration of Black History Month, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and Deputy Bronx Borough President Marricka Scott-McFadden recognized FreshDirect employees Larry Scott Blackmon, Kisha Brown-Anderson and Raymond Talovera for their selfless courage and stellar service throughout the pandemic. The event was sponsored by Empire BlueCross BlueShield,…

BOROUGH PRESIDENT DIAZ AND ELECTED OFFICIALS ON THE NEW AGREEMENT BETWEEN MONTEFIORE AND EMPIRE BLUE CROSS BLUE SHIELD

Montefiore Health System and Empire BlueCross BlueShield have announced a new multi-year agreement, which will focus on improving access to quality and affordable healthcare in The Bronx and across New York, and will feature several outreach initiatives and community partnerships, such as nutrition services, a mobile health unit, and more. “The new multi-year agreement reached…

BOROUGH PRESIDENT DIAZ HOLDS A VIRTUAL INTERFAITH SERVICE IN HONOR OF REV. DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING JR.

On Monday, January 18, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. hosted a virtual interfaith service honoring the legacy of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in conjunction with the Trinity Baptist Church and BronxNet Television. The event included remarks from Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr., United States Senator Charles E. Schumer, New York…

BOROUGH PRESIDENT DIAZ CALLS ON UNITED HEALTHCARE TO REACH AN AGREEMENT WITH MONTEFIORE

On Wednesday, January 6, 2021, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. joined Amy Martinez, a concerned Bronx resident, to call for United Healthcare to come to the negotiating table with an agreement to keep Montefiore Health Systems in their network. United Healthcare’s and Montefiore Health Systems’ contract expired as of January 1, 2021, leaving patients…