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Symptoms of Legionnaires’ disease include headache, fatigue, loss of appetite, confusion and diarrhea. Symptoms appear between 2-10 days after exposure to Legionella bacteria.
The campaign, which was launched Friday at the Museum of Sex as part of National Condom Awareness Day, is called “Be Sexy. Be Safe.”
Chirlane McCray, the wife of Mayor Bill de Blasio, got personal as she spoke at a public health conference in Brooklyn.
The New York City Department of Health has announced new measures to fight this year’s outbreak of the flu.
Flu season is officially here. The State Department of Health said the virus is now “prevalent” in New York.
New Jersey’s protocol to manage patients being screened for possible Ebola includes providing financial assistance to anyone who loses income because of a state-ordered quarantine.
The New York State Department of Health says enterovirus D68 is spreading and is warning New Yorkers to take steps to prevent new infections.
In an effort to combat the rise in smoking, city officials are launching a new anti-smoking ad campaign called “Imagine for Life.”
The Rapid Activation for Mass Prophylaxis Exercise (RAMPEx) is testing the city’s ability to respond to the release of a biological agent.
Severe weather brought lightning and drenching rains to the Tri-State area early Wednesday evening, while Tropical Storm Arthur threatened parts of the East Coast.
The city’s Department of Health is considering overturning the ban on ferrets after advances in vaccines have made ownership safer.
As the de Blasio administration considers reversing a 1999 ban on ferrets as pets in New York City, one ferret advocate said the plan to regulate the animals is “wrong.”
Report: NYC Health Department Underreporting Deaths Caused By Accidents, Preventable Medical Complications
The health department’s bureau of vital statistics reported only a fraction of deaths caused by accidents or preventable medical complications compared to the medical examiner’s office.
One in four adolescents is likely to acquire a sexually transmitted disease, according to the first ever Youth Sexual Health Plan released by New York State.
The health department says the total number of confirmed cases of measles is now at 26, with 12 pediatric and 14 adult cases.