As of April 24, 2019, there have been 390 confirmed cases of measles in Brooklyn and Queens since October. Most of these cases have involved members of the Orthodox Jewish community. The initial person acquired measles on a visit to Israel, where a large outbreak of the disease is occurring.
If you live, work or reside in Williamsburg, you are now required to get vaccinated for measles, unless you are immune or medically exempt.
Read the latest Health Bulletin: Language Matters. Learn how to get City services and assistance in your preferred language.
Other Languages (PDF): للغات وزن مهم | ভাষা গুরুত্বপূর্ণ | 語言至關重要 | 语言至关重要 | Lang Enpòtan |
Les langues sont importantes | La lingua è importante |
언어 문제 | Język ma znaczenie | Услуги на вашем языке |
Los idiomas importan | שפראך מאכט אויס
| زبان اہمیت رکھتی ہے
Tuberculosis (TB) is an airborne disease that is transmitted from person to person. Too many New Yorkers still suffer from TB.
The Health Department works with individuals, communities, and health care providers to ensure that everyone who has TB, or is at risk, gets proper treatment and care.
Find out if you are at risk for TB.
Lead in peeling paint poisons children. Get your child tested for lead at ages one and two, and remind your landlord they are legally required to fix peeling paint.