Recent Press Releases

COVID-19 Updates

Visit the Office of the Mayor for recent announcements regarding the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak.


May 4, 2021
‘Get Vaccinated’ – Good Advice in Every Language

April 30, 2021
City to Confront Overdose Deaths With Enhanced Services for People Who Use Drugs

April 27, 2021
Have a Conversation: Health Department Reminds Health Care Providers to Speak With Patients About Covid-19 Vaccine

April 22, 2021
Health Department Releases Report on Improvements in Citywide Air Quality

April 12, 2021
Health Department Releases Detailed Report on COVID-19 Variants

March 30, 2021
Message to New Yorkers — Talk to Your Doctor About Monoclonal Antibody Treatments

March 12, 2021
Good Health, Good Value: NYC Receives $5.5 Million Grant to Make Healthy Food More Affordable to New Yorkers

March 9, 2021
During Historic Flu Vaccination Campaign, Health Department Urges Parents to Get Children Vaccinated

March 8, 2021
Health Department Releases Lead Report for First Through Third Quarters of 2020

February 18, 2021
Mask to the Max — Health Department Updates Mask Guidance

February 16, 2021
Health Department Appoints Its First Ever Chief Medical Officer

February 11, 2021
Federal Pharmacy Program Boosts City Vaccination Effort

January 20, 2021
Health Department Reschedules First Dose Vaccine Appointments Amid Supply Shortage

January 9, 2021
Health Department’s COVID-19 Vaccine Hubs Open

January 6, 2021
City Sounds Alarm Over Increase in COVID-19 Cases Among Older Adults

January 4, 2021
Historically Low Infant Mortality Rate and Fewer Births in New York City in 2018, Annual Vital Statistics Data Shows