Health Department Urges New Yorkers To Vaccinate Pets As Rabid Raccoons Are Identified Uptown

The Health Department today announced that it has identified four raccoons with rabies in and around Manhattan’s Inwood Hill Park since January. Continue Reading →

Health Department Begins Issuing Letter Grades For Food Carts And Trucks From Harlem To Hollis

The Health Department today announced that the first letter grades have been issued to food carts and trucks. 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 →

The Health Department Reminds New Yorkers That A Flu Vaccine Is The Best Protection

The Health Department today is reminding New Yorkers from Harlem to Hollis that all persons 6 months of age and older should get a seasonal flu vaccine. Continue Reading →

Statement From Acting Health Commissioner On The Legionnaires’ Disease In Washington Heights

Dr. Oxiris Barbot’s statement from acting Health Commissioner on the Legionnaires’ Disease in Washington Heights, New York: Continue Reading →

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