The State Mobile Command Center is open at Hostos Community College to lead the effort, and expanded outreach and testing efforts are taking place throughout the borough.
The Health Department said a third location, the Opera House Hotel, has tested positive for the bacteria Legionella.
The shigella bacterium outbreak started in Brooklyn, but now parents are on high alert in Rockland County.
An infectious outbreak of the shigella bacterium has already been seen in Brooklyn, and now, the outbreak has spread to the suburbs.
Children have been sick and highly contagious by an infection caused by the Shigella bacterium, which has been spreading across Brooklyn.
A mission took off from New York Saturday to bring direct relief to West Africa amid the Ebola virus outbreak.
The CDC and WHO claim they are hard at work tracking 100 people that may have come in contact with the deadly MERS virus.
Federal health officials have agreed to import a meningitis vaccine approved in Europe and Australia but not the U.S. as officials at Princeton University consider measures to stop the spread of the disease on the Ivy League campus.
The new strain of meningitis was so lethal some of its victims were found dead in their apartments before they even had a chance to see a doctor.
About 200 of the 825 guests for the Delta Sigma Theta sorority brunch were sickened after their April 21 event at the hotel.
Health officials in New Jersey said a total of 46 cases of fungal meningitis and other fungal infections have now been reported in the state.
New Jersey health officials said there have been no reported deaths in the state and 15 patients remain hospitalized with the illness.
So far, no cases of the fungal meningitis have been reported in the Tri-State Area.
At least 303 people have died and 4,722 been hospitalized.