Mayor de Blasio Announces Dr. Oxiris Barbot As Commissioner Of Health And Mental Hygiene

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced today the appointment of Dr. Oxiris Barbot as Commissioner of the City’s Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.

First Lady McCray And Dr. Barbot Announce NYers Trained In Mental Health First Aid

First Lady Chirlane McCray and Acting Health Commissioner Dr. Oxiris Barbot announced that 75,000 New Yorkers from Harlem to Hollis to have now been trained in Mental Health First Aid Continue Reading →

The COVID Crisis: New Sexual Health Services And Resources During The Pandemic

The Health Department today announced citywide home delivery of safer sex products and HIV self-test kits to supplement sexual and reproductive health services currently available in the city.

NYC Reports At Least 89 Cases Of Multi-system Inflammatory Syndrome In Children

Following an investigation by the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, thus far 89 pediatric patients have been found to have symptoms consistent with the recently recognized multisystem inflammatory Continue Reading →