Barbot Backlash: Criticism Mounts Over De Blasio's Decision To Switch Health Commissioner Mid-PandemicThere's intense backlash Wednesday over Mayor Bill de Blasio’s stunning decision to switch health commissioners mid-pandemic – and a parting “kick” from the former commissioner herself.
Dr. Oxiris Barbot Resigns As Commissioner Of New York City Health DepartmentThere's a new top doctor in New York City.
NYC Health Dept. Compares Danger Of Sugary Drinks To CigarettesHealth officials warn sugary drinks, like soda, sports drinks, energy drinks and even sweetened iced tea, can lead to conditions like heart disease, type 2 diabetes, weight gain and cavities.
Former CDC Director Arrested On Sex Abuse Charge In NYCDr. Tom Frieden is accused of forcibly touching and harassing a 55-year-old woman in October 2017.
Judge Blocks NYC Flu Vaccine Requirement For PreschoolersFive mothers sued last month. They argued that the 2013 Department of Health and Mental Hygiene rule was invalid because it wasn't voted on by the Legislature.
Health Department: Person Returning From Guinea Does Not Have EbolaA person who was not feeling well upon returning from the West African country of Guinea does not have the Ebola virus, officials said Sunday night.
NYC Health Department Fights Assembly's Dog Dining BillThe Health Department asserts that dogs at restaurants can create a risk to the health and safety of customers, restaurant workers and other dogs.
NYC Launches Campaign To Fight Sudden Infant Death SyndromeNearly one infant dies every week in New York City because of unsafe sleep practices, said Gladys Carrion, commissioner of the city Administration for Children's Services.
CBS2 Exclusive: Shigella Outbreak Strikes Borough Park, WilliamsburgChildren have been sick and highly contagious by an infection caused by the Shigella bacterium, which has been spreading across Brooklyn.
NYC Health Officials Investigating Spike In Legionnaires' Disease CasesCity health officials are trying to determine if a common source is to blame for a spike in cases of Legionnaires' disease in the Bronx.
Gov. Dannel Malloy: Connecticut Hospitals Ready To Treat EbolaWhile Malloy said the risk of an Ebola outbreak in the U.S. is "very low," he also said the state Department of Public Health has requested Connecticut hospitals to complete detailed checklists.
New York City Reports First Human West Nile Cases Of The YearThe New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene on Monday confirmed the city’s first human cases of the West Nile virus this season.
Officials Warn Of New Menigitis Outbreak Among HIV-Positive Gay MenThe New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene on Friday was investigating a cluster of meningitis cases among HIV-positive gay men.
WCBS 880: NYC Officials Issue Warning About Synthetic Marijuana After Wave Of ER CasesSynthetic marijuana has sent at least 15 people to city emergency rooms over the past few days, a Health Department official said.
Health Department Launches New Look For NYC-Branded Condom, Larger 'KYNG' SizeFriday marked not only Valentine’s Day, but also National Condom Awareness Day – and the city marked the occasion by unveiling a new extra-large size condom with NYC branding.