Department of Health
Starting in September, the West 80s and 90s will be a testing ground for the Department of Health, which plans to put a pebble-like material called Stalite in 30 tree pits.
Common violations included failure to properly screen workers for criminal records, not keeping areas clean, and not maintaining window guards.
The state Department of Health said the storm has left behind wet debris piles and depressions from fallen trees. Mosquitoes will breed in standing water.
An estimated 650,000 adult residents city-wide were diagnosed with the disease in 2011, the health department said.
Jeffrey Hammond, a spokesman for the state’s Department of Health, said the illness is not fungal meningitis, which has infected 250 people and killed at least 20 nationwide.
The NYPD arrested Cecily Roberts and her daughter, Camille Gordon, on Friday morning. They operate the L.R. Academy in Flatbush, which has been licensed by the city’s Department of Health since March of 2010.
The New York City Health Department said one aspect of the ritual — that is commonplace in parts of the ultra-Orthodox Jewish community, but rare in other branches of Judaism — is not safe.
The Suffolk County Police Department recently joined the New York State Department of Health’s pilot program involving the deployment of the intranasal anti-narcotic medication Narcan.
Mosquitoes are breeding in sewers along West 84th Street, entering apartments through cracks in basements, sidewalks and roadways.
CBS 2 was the first to report on the invasion of sewer-bred mosquitoes last year, and they are back with a vengeance. But bite-weary residents are now finally getting the city’s full attention.
With the county drowning in red ink and shouldering a projected deficit of more than $500 million, 315 jobs will be axed. The hardest hit agency is the health department, where 123 positions are being cut.
Dozens of people gathered on Friday outside MS 577 in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, protesting that the school has been plagued by problems for years — including mold inside the classrooms.
By now you’ve most likely noticed the NYC Health “Pouring on the Pounds” subway posters campaigning to get people to cut down on sugary drinks.
As Peninsula Hospital struggles to stay alive, it has been told to stop accepting new patients and transfer existing patients. Ambulances will also be diverted.
A cluster of whooping cough is growing on Long Island, with dozens of people – mostly children – infected by the virus.