Describes hypertension prevalence, awareness, treatment, and control among NYC adults using blood pressure measurements and self-reported data from the 2010 and 2018 waves of the Heart Follow-Up Study.
This audit was conducted to determine whether the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) is effectively monitoring mobile food vendors’ compliance with applicable sanitary laws and regulations.
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.