Governor Cuomo

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Andrew M. Cuomo, Governor

Commissioner Zucker

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Howard Zucker, Commissioner


November 30, 2015

Governor Cuomo Announces Next Phase of State's Plan to End the AIDS Epidemic

In recognition of World AIDS Day, Governor Cuomo made a series of announcements regarding the next phase of New York State's Plan to End the AIDS Epidemic in the State. New York State is a national leader in providing high quality support services to individuals infected with HIV/AIDS, directing more than $2.5 billion annually to fight against the disease.

November 24, 2015

NY State of Health Partners with Equinox to Spread the Message of Affordable Health Coverage through Delivery of 10,000 Thanksgiving Dinners

NY State of Health (NYSOH), the state's official health plan Marketplace, and Equinox are working together to share the message of affordable health coverage with 10,000 New Yorkers who will receive a traditional Thanksgiving meal through the 46th Annual Equinox Thanksgiving Day Community dinner event; the Capital Region's largest and longest-running holiday tradition.

November 20, 2015

NY State of Health Launches Statewide Mall Tour Offering On-site Enrollment Opportunities at Each Stop

NY State of Health today announced the launch of the second statewide Sign Up NY tour, aimed at educating New Yorkers about affordable health insurance options. New this year, New Yorkers will be able to enroll in a health plan at each tour stop.

November 18, 2015

State Health Department Urges New Yorkers to "Get Smart" About Antibiotics

New York State Health Commissioner, Dr. Howard Zucker today urged New Yorkers to have a talk with their health care providers before asking for antibiotics because they may not be appropriate and may even pose additional health risks.

November 13, 2015

Public Health Alert: State Health Department Encourages Individuals to Take Safety Measures to Prevent the Spread of Hepatitis A

The New York State Department of Health is encouraging individuals who consumed food or drink at the McDonald's restaurant located at 2500 Mound Road, in Waterloo, NY to protect themselves against Hepatitis A following confirmation that an employee with the disease worked at the restaurant while infectious. Hepatitis A is a viral liver disease transmitted through ingestion of contaminated food and water or through direct contact with an infectious person. Most people with Hepatitis A will feel sick for a few months before they begin to feel better. The McDonald's is located four miles off of New York State Thruway Exit 41, which is near the Waterloo Premium Outlets.

November 12, 2015

New York State Task force On Life and the Law Commemorates 30th Anniversary

The New York State Task Force on Life and the Law will celebrate its 30th anniversary this year with a symposium on November 12 at the New York City Bar Association, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

November 2, 2015

New York State of Health Marketplace Open for 2016 Enrollment

NY State of Health (NYSOH), the state's official health plan Marketplace, today announced that open enrollment is underway for New Yorkers looking for affordable health insurance coverage in 2016, beginning November 1 and until January 31, 2016.


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