Mayor de Blasio, Chancellor Porter And Commissioner Chokshi Announce Education Mandate

Mayor Bill de Blasio, Schools Chancellor Meisha Porter, and Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Commissioner (DOHMH) Dr. Dave A. Chokshi today announced a new health care mandate. Continue Reading →


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Health Department Reminds New Yorkers From Harlem To Hollis To Leave Fireworks To The Pros

As the Fourth of July weekend approaches, the Health Department reminds all New Yorkers about the serious risk and dangers of fireworks. Continue Reading →


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New York City Opening New Vaccine Site At American Museum Of Natural History

Just a few minutes from Harlem, NY, Mayor de Blasio announced that the City will open a new vaccination site at the American Museum of Natural History (AMNH)on Friday, April 23, 2021. Continue Reading →


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Health Department Releases Lead Report For The First And Second Quarters Of 2020

The Health Department today released its latest Childhood Blood Lead Level Surveillance Quarterly Report (PDF) covering the first and second quarters of 2020, from January to June. Continue Reading →


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Dr. Torian Easterling Appointed First Deputy Commissioner, Chief Equity Officer

The Health Department today announced Dr. Torian Easterling as the new First Deputy Commissioner and Chief Equity Officer. Continue Reading →


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Mayor de Balsio Announces Dr. Chokshi As Commissioner Of The Department Of Health

Mayor de Blasio today will announce at a press conference the appointment of Dr. Dave A. Chokshi as Commissioner of the City’s Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. Continue Reading →


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