Our Diversity

New York City Health Department is as varied as the city it serves. Our 6,000-plus team members bring an extraordinary array of languages, cultures and experiences to bear on the work of public health. More than 100 different languages, including Nepali, Spanish, Twi, and Macedonian are spoken by our staff members collectively. Our diversity fuels creativity, because all perspectives are heard and valued.

Your Environment & Culture

The New York City Health Department is known around the world as a center of bold innovation. The people on our team share a passion for excellence and a commitment to health for all. Working shoulder-to-shoulder with doctors, nurses, researchers, administrators and technicians, you’ll experience both intense teamwork and personal discovery.