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 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 as part of the City’s goal to train 250,000 New Yorkers by 2021.
NYC Mayor Eric Adams and NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) Commissioner Dr. Ashwin Vasan today announced a pioneering medical debt relief program.
New York City Mayor Eric Adams and New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) Commissioner Dr. Ashwin Vasan today unveiled “HealthyNYC,” an ambitious plan to improve and extend the average lifespan of all New Yorkers.
Today the Health Department launched a new media campaign to educate teens about the dangers of e-cigarettes.
Today is the anniversary of the murder and tragic death of George Floyd.
The Health Department today released its latest Childhood Blood Lead Level Surveillance Quarterly Report covering all four quarters of 2019 from Harlem to Hollis.
The New York City Emergency Management Department and the Health Department today advised New Yorkers to take precautions to beat the heat.
For the first time this mosquito season, the Health Department has detected mosquitoes with West Nile virus in New York City.
Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced guidance for the City’s Open Restaurants program.
Mayor Bill de Blasio today updated New Yorkers on the City’s efforts to keep vulnerable New Yorkers cool indoors this summer.
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.
The New York City Department of Buildings today released new COVID-19 safety guidelines for property owners and contractors.
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 syndrome in children (MIS-C).
With New Yorkers remaining inside their homes to slow the spread of COVID-19, the Health Department,