Recent Press Releases

COVID-19 Updates

Visit the Office of the Mayor for recent announcements regarding COVID-19.


May 23, 2022
City Launches New Mental Health Treatment Pilot ‘Connect’

May 23, 2022
Children Ages 5 to 11 Now Eligible for COVID-19 Vaccine Boosters

May 20, 2022
Health Department Investigating a Community Cluster of Legionnaires' Disease in the Highbridge Neighborhood in the Bronx

May 20, 2022

May 19, 2022
Health Department Investigating Possible Monkeypox Case in New York City

April 28, 2022
Health Department Reminds Parents to Maintain Routine Childhood Vaccinations for National Infant Immunization Week

April 22, 2022
To Mark Earth Day Health Department Releases Report on Improvements in Citywide Air Quality

April 14, 2022
Overdose Continues to Rise in NYC as Harm Reduction Programming Scales Up

April 13, 2022
City Urges New Yorkers to Take Steps to Prevent Window Falls

April 13, 2022
Wellness Suites Reopen and Welcome the Community Back at Neighborhood Health Action Centers

April 5, 2022
Health Commissioner Alerts Providers About COVID-19 Treatment

April 1, 2022
Mayor Adams Announces NYC Will Serve up Healthier Meals With Enhanced Food Standards

March 24, 2022
Health Department Honors World Tuberculosis Day: 5% Decrease in Cases Since 2019

March 23, 2022
Mayor Adams Takes Action to Reduce Maternal and Infant Health Inequities by Expanding Access to Doulas and Midwives

March 14, 2022
Health Authorities from Eight Countries Join City to Call on G20 Nations to Distribute COVID-19 Vaccines Equitably

March 4, 2022
City’s COVID-19 Vaccination Campaign Has Prevented an Estimated 48,000 Deaths, 300,000 Hospitalizations, and 1.9 Million Cases

February 18, 2022
Health Department Releases Data on Effectiveness of Anti-Smoking Efforts and Launches Campaign

February 10, 2022
Health Department Announces Opportunity for Green Cart and Seasonal Food Cart or Truck Permits

February 3, 2022
New York State Department of Health and New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Announce New Study Results on COVID-19 Vaccine Coverage in People Living With Diagnosed HIV

February 2, 2022
Health Department Reports Increases in Gonorrhea and Syphilis Among Females in First Half of 2021 Compared to First Half of 2019

January 21, 2022
Reminder to New Yorkers: Go Get Your Flu Shot