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Nirav Shah

Gov. Andrew Cuomo receives a flu shot from Health Commissioner Dr. Nirav Shah to encourage all New Yorkers to guard against a bad flu season. (credit: Gov. Cuomo Flickr)

Farley: ‘Severe’ Strain Of Flu Reaches Epidemic Proportions In New York City

New York City Health Commissioner Dr. Thomas Farley said the flu vaccine will protect most people from getting the flu and even if you do become sick, the flu will be milder.

01/10/2013

Tissues (file / credit: clipart.com)

Radioactive Tissue Boxes Removed From NYC Area Bed, Bath And Beyond Stores

New York Health Commissioner Nirav Shah says 12 decorative metal tissue boxes contaminated with radioactive material have been removed from four Bed, Bath and Beyond stores in the state.

01/13/2012