The Health Department is currently investigating a second community cluster of Legionnaires’ disease in Lower Washington Heights.
The Health Department today published an Epi Data Brief analyzing the latest 2017 confirmed drug overdose death data from Harlem to Hollis, Queens.
The New York City Board of Health yesterday approved an amendment to the Health Code to lower the age to 16 when hospitals are required to report a patient admitted with first-episode psychosis to the Health Department.
First Lady Chirlane McCray (above), joined by Deputy Mayor for Health and Human Services Dr. Herminia Palacio and Commissioner Cecile Noel, today announced the launch of the Mayor’s Office to End Domestic and Gender-Based Violence.
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.
The Health Department today released the 2016 Infant Mortality Summary of Vital Statistics, which found that infant mortality has dropped to a historic low in New York City, though disparities between race and ethnic groups persist.
The Health Department today released its second annual update on Take Care New York 2020 (TCNY 2020), the City’s comprehensive blueprint to improve the health of all New Yorkers.
As part of the City’s ongoing Hurricane Maria relief efforts, the Health Department today deployed First Deputy Commissioner Dr. Oxiris Barbot and three public health experts to Puerto Rico.
The New York City Administration for Children’s Services (ACS) and the Health Department announced a new citywide campaign today at NYC Health + Hospitals/Lincoln to promote safe sleep practices for families with infants.
The Health Department and the Fund for Public Health in New York today announced the release of $400,000 in grants to eight community-based organizations in neighborhoods across the city as part of Take Care New York (TCNY) 2020.
The city staged its largest ever surprise emergency response drill to prepare for the possibility of a potentially deadly anthrax attack.