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Protecting Public Health in New York City

200 Years of Leadership
Protecting Public Health booklet

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Front Cover
Inside Front Cover
Letter from the Commissioner
Table of Contents
Fighting Yellow Fever and Cholera
The Birth of the New York City Department of Health
Immigration, the Bacteriological Revolution, and Hermann Biggs
The Health Department Modernizes
Fighting Corruption and Expanding Health Services in the Roaring 20s
The Department, the Depression, and the New Deal
The DOH in the War Years
From Infectious to Chronic Disease
From Fiscal Crisis to the AIDS Epidemic
New York’s Public Health Renaissance
Bibliography
Acknowledgements
Commissioners
Back Cover