Recent Press Releases

July 3, 2024
Don't Let Your 4th of July Plans Backfire

June 24, 2024
Mayor Adams, City Health Leaders Mark Two Years Since Supreme Court Decision to Overturn Roe v. Wade

June 21, 2024
Health Department Appoints New First Deputy Commissioner and Chief Program Officer

June 20, 2024
Mayor Adams Announces Release of Health Department Report on Impacts of Social Media

June 18, 2024
Health Department Releases Report on Heat-Related Mortality in New York City

June 17, 2024
NYC Emergency Management and NYC Department of Health Urge New Yorkers to Prepare for Summer’s First Heat Wave

June 11, 2024
Diverse Cross-Section of City Leaders and Organizations Sign-On to HealthyNYC Campaign

June 5, 2024
Get HealthyNYC!

June 3, 2024
Health Department to Conduct First Aerial Larviciding of the Mosquito Season to Marshes and Other Nonresidential Areas of the Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens and Staten Island

May 31, 2024
New York City Releases Its First Ever State of Mental Health Report

May 31, 2024
New York City Health Department Marks the Start of Pride Month and Hosts First Ever TGNCNB Summit

May 24, 2024
Local Hospitals and NYC Health Department Test Readiness for Pediatric Surge Following a Simulated Emergency Event

May 13, 2024
Get Tick-Ed Off: Prevent Tick Bites

April 23, 2024
The Health Department Appoints New Executive Deputy Commissioner of Mental Hygiene

April 19, 2024
Beware of Botulinum Toxin (“Botox”) Injections by Non-Medical Providers

April 4, 2024
Don’t Just Look Up! … Take Precautions — and Drive Carefully

April 2, 2024
Window Guards Save Lives

March 4, 2024
Health Department and Health Care Partners Test Readiness for Patient Surge Following a Simulated Chemical Hazard

March 4, 2024
NFL Alumni’s Tackle Obesity Initiative Recognized by New York City

February 14, 2024
Mayor Adams Announces Lawsuit Against Social Media Companies Fueling Nationwide Youth Mental Health Crisis

February 13, 2024
Detection of Sexually Transmitted Infections Rises in New York City As Access to Services Improves

February 9, 2024
NYC Life Expectancy Recovers Some Years Lost in 2020, but Lifespans Remain Nearly Two Years Below Pre-COVID Levels

January 10, 2024
NYC To Study Long-Term Outcomes of COVID-19 Among New Yorkers

January 3, 2024
NYC Moves Closer to Eliminating Viral Hepatitis As a Public Health Threat