Health Commissioner Mary T. Bassett’s TEDMED talk today debuted on TEDMED.com and TED.com. She is the first health commissioner from any U.S. city to give a TEDMED talk.
The Health Department today released a new series of anti-smoking ads featuring Dr. Mary T. Bassett, Health Commissioner and herself a former smoker.
Mayor Bill de Blasio announced today the appointment of Dr. Mitchell Katz, President and Chief Executive Officer of NYC Health + Hospitals, to the New York City Board of Health.
The Health Department, United Hospital Fund (UHF) and their partners in the Population Health Improvement Program (PHIP) today released PHIP Small Practice Project, a report which focuses on the challenges small, independent primary care practices face in New York City.
Health Commissioner Dr. Mary T. Bassett on passing of comprehensive tobacco legislation package with effects from Harlem to Hollis, Queens: “The City today took a major stride toward improving the health of New Yorkers by passing a comprehensive legislative package to further curtail tobacco use.
The Health Department today released its Manhattan Community Health Profiles, detailing the health of all 12 community districts in the borough.
NYC Health + Hospitals today announced its Virtual ExpressCare service has issued over 20,000 prescriptions for Paxlovid and 6,800 monoclonal antibody infusions to treat Covid, potentially preventing over 1,550 hospital visits and over 300 deaths.
The New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) and the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (NYCDOHMH) today updated New Yorkers on the detection of poliovirus.
On July 29th, 2022, Governor Kathy Hochul issued an Executive Order declaring a State Disaster Emergency in response to the ongoing monkeypox outbreak.
New York City Mayor Eric Adams and New York Governor Kathy Hochul announced the launch of a new free hotline in New York for those who test positive for COVID-19.
Governor Kathy Hochul today announced the launch of a new free Hotline for those who test positive for COVID-19 but don’t have a health care provider, as part of the administration’s ongoing efforts to keep New Yorkers protected throughout the pandemic.
The New York State Department of Health and the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene today announced the release of a collaborative study.
The Health Department commemorated today the 100-year anniversary of the East Harlem Neighborhood Health Action Center with the release of “100 Years of Neighborhood Health.”
The New York City Emergency Management Department and the Health Department today urged New Yorkers to take precautions to beat the heat.
In recognition of National Immunization Awareness Month, the Health Department reminds New Yorkers about the importance of vaccines.