Meetings, Hearings and Special Events

January

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

The State Emergency Medical Services Council and subcommittees will meet on January 15 from 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. in Ferris Ballroom A at the Hilton Garden Inn, 235 Hoosick Street, Troy, 12180.

The Hilton Garden Inn provides free shuttle transportation to and from the Amtrak Station for those members having reservations at the property. The Department encourages you to use these accommodations and free transportation that is provided.

The State Emergency Medical Services Council has the power, subject to approval by the Commissioner, to enact, amend, and repeal rules and regulations establishing minimum standards for ambulance services, ambulance service certification, advanced life support first response services, the provision of prehospital emergency medical care, public education, the development of a statewide emergency medical services system, the provision of ambulance services outside the primary territory specified in the ambulance services' certificate, and the training, examination, and certification of certified first responders, emergency medical technicians, and advanced emergency medical technicians.

A webcast of the meeting may be viewed at:https://www.health.ny.gov/events/webcasts/index.htm

For more information, please contact Valerie Ozga at valerie.ozga@health.ny.gov

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

The State Emergency Medical Services Council and subcommittees will meet on January 16 from 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. in Ferris Ballroom A at the Hilton Garden Inn, 235 Hoosick Street, Troy, 12180.

The Hilton Garden Inn provides free shuttle transportation to and from the Amtrak Station for those members having reservations at the property. The Department encourages you to use these accommodations and free transportation that is provided.

The State Emergency Medical Services Council has the power, subject to approval by the Commissioner, to enact, amend, and repeal rules and regulations establishing minimum standards for ambulance services, ambulance service certification, advanced life support first response services, the provision of prehospital emergency medical care, public education, the development of a statewide emergency medical services system, the provision of ambulance services outside the primary territory specified in the ambulance services' certificate, and the training, examination, and certification of certified first responders, emergency medical technicians, and advanced emergency medical technicians.

A webcast of the meeting may be viewed at:https://www.health.ny.gov/events/webcasts/index.htm

For more information, please contact Valerie Ozga at valerie.ozga@health.ny.gov

Thursday, January 24, 2019

The following is a list of Committees of the Public Health and Health Planning Council that will meet on January 24, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. at the New York State Department of Health Offices at 90 Church Street, 4th Floor, Rooms 4A and 4B, NYC.

Committee on Establishment and Project Review

Responsible for reviewing the CON applications involving construction, service changes, establishment, and transfers of ownership. Reviews the establishment of fundraisers, corporate name changes, and changes in certificates of incorporation.

The Committee will convene at 10:00 a.m.

Please contact Colleen Leonard or Lisa Thomson at (518) 402-0964 if you have questions.

For the convenience of the public, to expedite access through building security, it is suggested that anyone wishing to attend the meeting call Ms.Colleen Leonard's office at (518)402-0964 to have their name placed on a list of attendees. For entry to the building, meeting attendees additionally must present a photo ID to the security personnel. You may contact Ms. Leonard for additional information.

For questions about accessibility or for observers and participants who require interpretive services, please contact Colleen Leonard at (518) 402-0964 or e-mail colleen.leonard@health.ny.gov. Please provide as much advance notice as possible to allow us to provide optimal access.

Friday, January 25, 2019

The Spinal Cord Injury Research Board will hold a business meeting from 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm at the New York State Department of Health Metropolitan Area Regional Office, Conference Room 4B, 90 Church Street, New York, NY.

A videoconferencing site will be available at:

  • New York State Department of Health Wadsworth Center, Biggs Laboratory, Sturman Conference Room, Empire State Plaza, Albany, 12201.

The Board solicits, receives, reviews and recommends applications for biomedical research awards.

To attend this meeting, please contact staff at 518-474-7002 or SCIRB@health.ny.gov by Wednesday, January 23, 2019. Pre-registration is required to gain access to the meeting. Space is limited.

Attendees will be required to show photo ID upon entrance to the meeting locations.

An audio recording of the meeting will be available in approximately two-three business days following the meeting at: https://www.health.ny.gov/events/webcasts/archive/.

February

Thursday, February 14, 2019

The Drug Utilization Review Board (DURB) will meet on February 14 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Meeting Room 6, Empire State Plaza, Concourse Level, Albany.

For further information please call (518) 486-3209 or e-mail dur@health.ny.gov (Please reference DURB Agenda for February 14, 2019).

Thursday, February 14, 2019

The Bureau of Tobacco Control and The New York State Tobacco Use Prevention and Control Advisory Board will hold a meeting via videoconference from 10:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., in the ESP Corning Tower Building, 2876A Conference Room, Albany, NY.

The videoconference can be viewed at the department's satellite offices located at the following locations:

  • New York City Office Building, 90 Church Street CR 4.
  • Central Islip Office Building, 320 Carleton Ave 5th floor.
  • New Rochelle Office Building, 145 Huguenot Street Room 600.
  • Rochester Office Building, 295 East Main Street 2ndfloor.
  • Buffalo Office Building, 584 Delaware Street 3rdfloor.

To attend the meeting at any of the sites, you must pre-register. Please provide Ann Whitfield-Green with notice by Tuesday, February 12, 2019, of your anticipated attendance at any of the sites. She can be reached at (518) 474-1515 or cynthia.whitfield-green@health.ny.gov. She will provide you with further information and directions to the locations.

Seating is limited. Up-to-date photo identification is required for entry into any of the buildings.