2023 Press Releases

December 29, 2023
Health Department Urges Healthy Choices for New Years Eve

December 26, 2023
Health Department Announces Top Baby Names in New York City

December 21, 2023
Health Department Marks the End of a Successful 2023

December 11, 2023
Health Department Expands Work To Confront Racism in Medical Algorithms

November 28, 2023
Health Department Releases 2022 HIV Surveillance Annual Report, Commemorates 2023 World AIDS Day

November 15, 2023
Mayor Adams, DOHMH Commissioner Dr. Vasan Launch ‘TeenSpace,’ Tele-mental Health Service For NYC Teens

November 2, 2023
Hospital-based Overdose Prevention Program Expands

November 1, 2023
Mayor Adams, Health Commissioner Dr. Vasan Launch Ambitious Whole-of-Government Campaign To Extend Lifespan Of All New Yorkers

October 30, 2023
City Agencies Take Action to Prevent Fatal Overdoses in the Construction Industry

October 30, 2023
NYC to Vaccinate Raccoons Against Rabies

October 24, 2023
Health Department Launches New Center to Enhance the Agency’s Data and Analytics Capacity

October 18, 2023
I Vax, We Vax, Get Vaxxed

October 10, 2023
Health Department Launches 988 Campaign

October 5, 2023
October is 'National Safe Sleep Awareness Month;' NYC Reminds Caregivers That the Safest Way to Put Infants to Sleep Is: On Their Backs and in a Crib Without Blankets, Pillows or Toys

October 2, 2023
New York City to Reach More New Yorkers With Serious Mental Illness With Community Mental Health Support

September 25, 2023
Health Department Issues Commissioner’s Advisory As Overdose Crisis Reaches Historic Levels

September 13, 2023
The Updated 2023-2024 COVID-19 Vaccines Are on the Way

September 12, 2023
The World Trade Center Health Registry Marks 20 Years of 9/11 Research

September 7, 2023
Two Health Department Staff Recognized As Rising Leaders in Public Health

August 23, 2023
West Nile Virus Detected in New Yorkers for the First Time This Year

August 21, 2023
Vaccines for Fall

June 30, 2023
Forgo Amateur Fireworks This July 4

June 27, 2023
Mayor Adams, Chancellor Banks, and Commissioner Vasan Bring Mindful Breathing Practices to all New York City Public Schools

June 23, 2023
City Shows Its Pride

June 23, 2023
One Year After the Dobbs Decision New York City Continues to Lead on Abortion Access

June 5, 2023
New Yorkers Can Get Free Help To Double Their Chances of Quitting Smoking for Good!

June 5, 2023
Health Department Launches NYC’s First Public Health Vending Machine

June 2, 2023
Health Department to Conduct First Aerial Larviciding of the Mosquito Season to Marshes and Other Nonresidential Areas of the Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens and Staten Island

May 24, 2023
NYC To Vaccinate Raccoons Against Rabies in Staten Island

May 18, 2023
City Breaks Ground on New $92 Million Animal Care Center in Baychester, Bronx

May 16, 2023
Eat Plants!

May 11, 2023
As the Federal COVID-19 Emergency Ends, New York City Ensures COVID-19 Care and Services Remain Available

May 2, 2023
Prevent Tick-borne Diseases

April 21, 2023
New Stats Show NYC Continues to Clear the Air

April 20, 2023
Help Prevent Window Falls As Weather Gets Warmer

April 7, 2023
2020 Vital Statistics Report Reveals Toll of COVID-19 on New Yorkers and Life Expectancy

March 31, 2023
Health Department Releases New STI Data and Reminds New Yorkers of Expanded Services at Sexual Health Clinics

March 30, 2023
Health Department Appoints New Executive Deputy Commissioner of Mental Hygiene

March 24, 2023
Health Department Announces 2022 TB Case Data and New Programs in Fight Against TB

March 2, 2023
Mayor Adams Unveils Ambitious Mental Health Agenda Focused On Improving Family And Child Mental Health, Addressing Overdose Crisis, And Expanding Serious Mental Illness Support

February 6, 2023
With Over 96 Percent of City Workers Fully Vaccinated, Mayor Adams Announces COVID-19 Vaccination Will Become Optional for City Workers

February 1, 2023
New York City Declares End to Mpox Outbreak After Nation-Leading Response

January 12, 2023
Overdose Rates Reach Unprecedented Levels in NYC