June 4, 2013
The New York State Department of Health (DOH) is receiving national recognition for making valuable health data easily accessible to New Yorkers, health care providers, and health consumers through Health Data NY (Health.Data.ny.gov).
May 29, 2013
The New York State Department of Health (DOH) today issued updated health advisories for the consumption of fish from water bodies in the State. The advisories provide important health information to New Yorkers who enjoy fishing for food, as well as for fun.
May 24, 2013
New, Valuable, Health Data Now Available on State Health Department's Open Data Site, Health Data NY
The New York State Department of Health (DOH) announced today the release of new, valuable health data on its Health Data NY website (health.data.ny.gov), providing New Yorkers with 24/7 access to important health information.
New York State Department of Health Petition Leads to FDA Changes to Nicotine Replacement Therapy Packaging and Marketing
State Health Commissioner Nirav R. Shah, M.D., M.P.H., today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has responded favorably to a petition submitted by the New York State Department of Health (DOH) that is designed to make it easier for smokers to quit.
May 22, 2013
State Health Department Advises New Yorkers to Protect Against Ticks and Mosquitoes As Memorial Day Weekend Approaches
With Memorial Day Weekend fast approaching and people spending more time outdoors, State Health Commissioner Nirav R. Shah, M.D., M.P.H., today reminded New Yorkers to take precautions to prevent diseases that are transmitted by mosquitoes and ticks.
May 21, 2013
New York State Pays Tribute to Two Members of Emergency Medical Services Who Died in the Line of Duty in 2012
New York State today honored two EMS professionals who died in service to others in 2012 – Eric Monty of Mooers, and David Restuccio of Staten Island – and also paid tribute to more than 60,000 EMS personnel at the annual New York State EMS Memorial Dedication Ceremony at the Empire State Plaza in Albany.