City Health Beat 8/27/16

NY1 VIDEO: The August 27, 2016 edition of "City Health Beat," hosted by NY1 health reporter Erin Billups, features some of the following topics:

  • A new interactive website keeps New Yorkers up-to-date on the city's efforts to fight Zika and other mosquito-borne illnesses.
  • As students head back to school, City Health Beat examines the dangers of heavy backpacks. Find out how to keep your child safe.
  • There is a new effort underway to teach more African American and Hispanic children how to swim - not just for fun, but also as a life-saving mechanism.
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