How to Appeal When You've Been Denied Access to a FOIL Request

If you've been denied access by the Records Access Office, you will be notified by them in writing. You have a right to appeal, but you must do so within 30 days. An appeal must be filed in writing and mailed or faxed to:

Records Access Appeals Officer
New York State Department of Health
Corning Tower Room 2438
Albany, New York 12237-0002
FAX: (518) 486-9144