NYC Public Hospitals, Department Of Health Will Require Weekly COVID Tests For Unvaccinated WorkersThe mayor's office confirmed the policy will begin in August.
NYC Department Of Health Launches Aggressive Plan To Stop Spread Of Rabies In RaccoonsRabid raccoons have recently been found in New York City for the first time since 2011.
A-B-C Health Dept. Grades Coming To NYC Food Trucks And CartsNYC food carts and food truck will being showing the same Department of Health A-B-C "letter grades" now used in restaurants.
Staten Island Neighbors Fear Neglected Pool Is Health Hazard, Seek Help Cleaning It UpGiuliana Guzzo says the putrid pool is the perfect breeding ground for mosquitoes, putting her children's health in danger.
City Health Department Continues Full Court Press Against Zika With Public ForumThe city health department continued its full court press on the Zika virus with an informational hearing in addition to mosquito monitoring and spraying.
Some NYC Chain Restaurants Begin Posting Salt Warning Labels On MenusHundreds of New York City chain eateries, including Applebee's and Subway, have begun posting city-mandated warning labels on their menus to flag items that contain high levels of salt.
Illness, Believed To Be Norovirus, Sickens Children At Queens Elementary SchoolDepartment of Health inspectors are checking out the cafeteria of a Queens elementary school after a number of children contracted a stomach bug.
NY Launches Registration For Upcoming Medical Marijuana ProgramQualified New Yorkers can now enroll in the state's upcoming medical marijuana program online.
Residents: Raccoons Running Amok In Carroll GardensThe city's Department of Health said it has plans to inspect the neighborhood for the ongoing problem.
Health Department: Legionnaires' Disease Outbreak In South Bronx Sickens 31Symptoms of Legionnaires' disease include headache, fatigue, loss of appetite, confusion and diarrhea. Symptoms appear between 2-10 days after exposure to Legionella bacteria.
Free KYNG Size Condoms Available From NYC Dept. Of Health In Time For Valentine's DayThe 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 Opens Up About Family's Struggles With DepressionChirlane McCray, the wife of Mayor Bill de Blasio, got personal as she spoke at a public health conference in Brooklyn.
NYC To Require Flu Shots For Children 6 Months To 5 Years OldThe New York City Department of Health has announced new measures to fight this year's outbreak of the flu.
New York State Health Department Says Flu Is Now 'Prevalent'Flu season is officially here. The State Department of Health said the virus is now "prevalent" in New York.
New Jersey Releases Ebola Protocol DetailsNew 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.