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Thursday, June 8, 2006
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND MENTAL HYGIENE LAUNCHES HEALTHY TEENS INITIATIVE
The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) launched the Healthy Teens Initiative today to make sexual and reproductive health care more accessible to teens.
PRESS RELEASE # 043-06




Health Commissioner and World Trade Center Health Czar Make Announcement about WTC Health Registry


Wednesday, June 7, 2006
HEALTH DEPARTMENT TO LAUNCH TEEN HEALTH INITIATIVE
New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) Commissioner Dr. Thomas R. Frieden joined by community leaders, City agencies, healthcare providers and youth to launch teen health initiative.
PRESS RELEASE # 042-06




City Distributes 35,000 Nicotine Patch Kits


Monday, June 5, 2006
CITY DISTRIBUTES 35,000 NICOTINE PATCH KITS
The Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) has distributed 35,000 nicotine patch kits, reaching nearly 1 out of every 15 of New York City’s heavy smokers as part of its latest nicotine patch program.
PRESS RELEASE # 041-06




World Trade Center Health Registry


Thursday, June 1, 2006
NYC HEALTH COMMISSIONER DR. THOMAS FRIEDEN AND WTC HEALTH COORDINATOR DR. JOHN HOWARD URGE ALL 71,000 WTC REGISTRY ENROLLEES TO PARTICIPATE IN FOLLOW UP SURVEY BEGINNING TODAY
New York City Health and Mental Hygiene Commissioner Dr. Thomas R. Frieden and Dr. John Howard – Director of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), and Coordinator for federal World Trade Center health response programs, today urged all 71,000 people enrolled in the World Trade Center Health Registry (WTCHR) to participate in the first of several planned follow-up surveys since the Registry was launched in 2003.
PRESS RELEASE # 040-06




Health Commissioner and World Trade Center Health Czar Make Announcement about WTC Health Registry


Wednesday, May 31, 2006
HEALTH COMMISSIONER AND WORLD TRADE CENTER HEALTH CZAR MAKE ANNOUNCEMENT ABOUT WTC HEALTH REGISTRY
New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) Commissioner Dr. Thomas R. Frieden and federal WTC Health Czar Dr. John Howard will make an announcement about the World Trade Center Health Registry.
PRESS RELEASE # 039-06




photo by Jeffrey Shay (some rights reserved)


Friday, May 26, 2006
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND MENTAL HYGIENE DECLARES CITY’S PUBLIC BEACHES ARE SAFE FOR SWIMMING
The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) today announced that all of the City's 20 public and private beaches are safe for swimming, and – as announced earlier this week by Mayor Bloomberg – beaches will be open for the season beginning Saturday, May 27 at 10:00 A.M.
PRESS RELEASE # 038-06




Take Precautions Against Ticks


Thursday, May 25, 2006
NYC DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND MENTAL HYGIENE REMINDS NEW YORKERS TO TAKE PRECAUTIONS AGAINST TICKS
The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) today cautioned New Yorkers to protect themselves against ticks and tick-borne diseases such as Lyme disease as they spend more time outdoors during the summer months.
PRESS RELEASE # 037-06




Call 311 for Free Nicotine Patches


Wednesday, May 24, 2006
21 DAYS INTO NICOTINE PATCH GIVEAWAY FEWER THAN 8,000 PATCHES REMAIN
With nearly 80% of nicotine patches gone, the City’s Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) encourages New Yorkers who want to quit to call 3-1-1 today.
PRESS RELEASE # 036-06




Call 311 for Free Nicotine Patches


Tuesday, May 16, 2006
MORE THAN 21,000 PATCHES DISTRIBUTED IN JUST 13 DAYS
Less than two weeks after the launch of its nicotine patch giveaway, the city’s Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) has distributed more than 21,000 patch kits to smokers in all five boroughs.
PRESS RELEASE # 035-06




Get screened for depression.


Sunday, May 14, 2006
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND MENTAL HYGIENE ANNOUNCES FREE DEPRESSION SCREENINGS FOR CHILDREN ON MAY 16
In recognition of Mental Health Month, the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) and the Mental Health Association of New York City (MHA) announced that free depression screenings for children will be offered at over 20 locations citywide on May 16, 2006.
PRESS RELEASE # 034-06



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