Mayor Bill de Blasio And Others Update New Yorkers On The Coming Extreme Heat

Mayor Bill de Blasio, Emergency Management Commissioner Deanne Criswell, Health Commissioner Dr. Oxiris Barbot and Department of Social Services Commissioner Steven Banks today updated New Yorkers on the extreme heat expected through the weekend. Continue Reading →

With NYC On Alert, Health Department Issues Measles Summonses To People Failing To Comply

Being fearful of measles in Harlem, the Health Department today announced it is issuing three civil summonses, subject to fines, to people who failed to comply with the Commissioner’s Emergency Order mandating measles vaccination. Continue Reading →

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. Continue Reading →

Health Department Installs New Public Art Works In Five Parks From Harlem To Hollis

The Health Department, in partnership with NYC Parks, today announced the completion of five art projects in public parks in East Harlem, the South Bronx, Eastern Queens, and Central Brooklyn. Continue Reading →

NYC Kicks Off Affordable Care Act Open Enrollment Period And Encourages All To “Get Covered”

The Open Enrollment period for the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has begun, meaning uninsured New Yorkers can sign up for health insurance coverage through the New York State of Health Marketplace. Continue Reading →