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 →

Health Department Announces First Citywide Initiative To Prevent And Control High Blood Pressure

The Health Department today announced “Take the Pressure Off, NYC!”, its first citywide initiative to prevent and control high blood pressure from Harlem to Hollis. Continue Reading →