Suicide rates in NYC remained stable, overall, from 2010 to 2019; individuals 45 to 64 years of age had the highest rate of suicide in the city; White NYers had the highest suicide rate; the greatest increase was among Black female NYers.
This report fulfills the reporting requirement of Local Law 103 of 2015 which requires that DOHMH conduct community air quality surveys and publish the results annually.
In accordance with the New York City Administrative Code §17-1001 (as amended by Local Law No. 19 of 2005), this report summarizes the Prescription Drug Discount Card Program, known as BigAppleRx, for the period January 1, 2018 to December 31, 2018.
Pursuant to Local Law 1 of 2004, the New York City Department of Health & Mental Hygiene reports annually to the New York City Council on the City's progress toward reducing elevated blood lead levels among children and increasing blood lead testing in New York City.
Pursuant to Local Law 114 of 2017 this report describes medical health services for individuals in shelters. This report should be viewed against the backdrop of the many services HRA and DHS provide to address social and structural determinants of health and homelessness.
This report provides updates to opioid training programs to certain individuals in administering opioid antagonists at the HRA’s HIV AIDS Services Administration (HASA) and the Department of Homeless Services.
This report was prepared by the Division of Environmental Health, Bureau of Environmental Surveillance and Policy of the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. Pursuant to Local Law 54 of 2007 this report summarizes pesticide use by City agencies annually.
Syringe Service Programs (SSPs) provide a multitude of services to people who use drugs, including new, sterile drug use supplies; safer sex supplies; health education and promotion, including counseling about hepatitis treatment; naloxone; buprenorphine.
This report is submitted pursuant to section 17-711 of the New York City Administrative Code, which requires an annual report to the City Council and the Mayor of New York regarding the administration and enforcement of the Tobacco Product and Regulation Act.
The report provides information on the average cycle times for service sought, disaggregated by service type, for each DOHMH clinic in calendar year 2018. It is submitted pursuant to Units of Appropriation 102 and 112 of the fiscal year 2018 budget agreement.
This report includes descriptive statistics by field operations location, on: the size and demographics of the client population; levels at which financial assistance and social services are requested and granted; time frames for the provision of services; and data on case closings and re-openings.
HASA report includes descriptive statistics by field operations location, on: the size and demographics of the client population; levels at which financial assistance and social services are requested and granted; time frames for the provision of services; and data on case closings and re-openings.
This inspectors’ training manual includes “traditional” customer service training as well as material that addresses specific issues from the inspection environment and material on the Business Owner’s Bill of Rights. It focuses on two modules from "Great Service, Great City."
José A. Pagán shall succeed to the powers and duties of the “Health Services Administrator” under section 7384 of the Unconsolidated Laws (Chapter 1016 of the Laws of 1969) and shall act on behalf of the City of New York...
The objective of this audit was to determine whether DOHMH has adequate controls to ensure that initial inspections at UPK GCC centers are conducted in accordance with the agency’s policies and procedures. The audit found that DOHMH needs to strengthen its controls.
The purpose of this Hillview Cryptosporidium and Giardia Action Plan (CGAP) is to provide guidance for intra- and inter-agency action and coordination in response to potential elevations in levels of either Giardia cysts or Cryptosporidium oocysts at Hillview Reservoir (HVR), Site 3 (Downtake 1).
This annual report summarizes the 2018 Beach Surveillance and Monitoring Program for permitted beaches, including the dates and results of all inspections of these beaches, and the dates and reasons for any warning or closure.
The Annual Report on Contraceptive Methods is required per Local Law 54 of 2017. This report contains the most recently-available data regarding commonly used contraceptive methods for adults and high school students.
While lead paint is the primary source of exposure to lead in New York City, tap water can also be a source of lead—and many privately owned small residential buildings in the city have plumbing that contains a much higher level of lead than is allowed in new construction today.
HRA’s HASA implemented an opioid overdose training plan. DHS strengthened its naloxone training practice by requiring staff from all shelters to participate in comprehensive naloxone trainings to ensure shelters across the city are equipped to administer the life-saving drug at all times.
The Department for the Aging (DFTA) joined Deputy Mayor Herminia Palacio, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and Assembly Member Jo Anne Simon Tuesday to alert older New Yorkers about the mailing of new Medicare cards without Social Security numbers.
Pursuant to Local Law 16 of 2013, this report summarizes the New York City Department of Mental Hygiene's Mobile Food Vending licensing and permitting activities, covering the period from June 1, 2017 to May 31, 2018.
Pursuant to Local Law 117 of 2017, the LGBTQ Behavioral Health Roadmap (“the Roadmap”) comprises a full overview of ongoing New York City–supported initiatives to address the needs of LGBTQ+i New Yorkers of all ages.