The Pesticide Use by New York City Agencies in 2020 report fulfills the reporting requirement of Local Law 37
of 2005 (LL37) which was amended in October, 2007 to require a summary report of pesticides used by agencies to be prepared and submitted by the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.
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.
Hospitalization, emergency department (ED) visit, and public school health record asthma-related data highlight trends and persistent disparities in asthma-related outcomes among children residing in the Bronx compared with other areas of NYC.
This Vital Signs report examines the prevalence of parental incarceration and its association with poor mental health, living situation stability, substance use and health behaviors among adolescents in NYC public high schools.
From 2012 to 2015, injury was the cause of 10% of deaths among infants younger than 1 year old in NYC; among these, 75% were sleep-related. This report highlights the prevalence of unsafe sleep environmental risk factors.
This report describes the enforcement activities undertaken by the New York City (NYC) Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) as they relate to adults with diagnosed moderate or severe persistent asthma, pursuant to LL 55 of 2018.
This report is submitted pursuant to New York City Administrative Code §17-194.1(l), which requires the Commissioner of the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) to submit information related to cooling tower inspections and Legionnaires' disease.