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COVID-19: Testing

Details: COVID-19: Express Testing: Schedule an appointment at one of the Health Department's free Express testing locations, which usually return test results within a few hours. NYC Health + Hospitals Testing Sites: These locations offer free testing, including some sites that will test children 2 …

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heatlh-effective-dates-of-coverage

Details: Effective Dates of Coverage. Coverage becomes effective according to the following: For Employees. 1) For Provisional employees, Temporary employees, and those Non-Competitive employees for whom there is no experience or education requirement for employment, coverage begins on the ninety-first day of continuous employment, provided that your Health Benefits Application has been submitted

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Health Conditions

Details: Health Conditions The World Trade Center (WTC) terrorist attack and its aftermath exposed hundreds of thousands of people to debris, dust, smoke and fumes. Studies conducted after September 11, 2001, among rescue and clean-up workers, office workers, building evacuees, and residents of lower Manhattan have shown increased respiratory and other

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Health Opinion Poll

Details: NYC Health Opinion Poll. Since April 2019, the NYC Department of Health has been conducting short surveys for the NYC Health Opinion Poll (HOP). The goals of the poll are to measure adult New Yorkers’: Awareness, acceptance and use — or barriers to use — of our programs. Knowledge, opinions and attitudes about health care and practices.

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Sexual Health Clinics

Details: The New York City Health Department asks for a fee for Sexual Health Clinic services given to adults (age 19 and over). The Health Department must ask for insurance or payment for services to meet Medicaid standards and other legal requirements. If you want to use your health insurance to pay for the visit, your insurance plan will be billed.

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Health Department’s COVID-19 Vaccine Hubs Open

Details: Health Department’s COVID-19 Vaccine Hubs Open. Over 125 sites now up and running across the five boroughs. Eligible New Yorkers can find the sites closest to them on the Health Department’s Vaccine Locations page. January 9, 2021 — Three new COVID-19 Vaccine Hubs located in the Bronx, Queens, and Brooklyn will open Sunday, the Health Department announced today.

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Patient-Delivered Partner Treatment With Azithromycin to

Details: health departments to assist in locating and treating sex partners. As a result, health departments commonly rely on a process known as self-referral, in which persons with chlamydial infection are asked to take responsibility for contacting sex partners themselves, notifying partners of exposure to infection, and encouraging them to seek

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The Epidemiology of Antiretroviral Drug Resistance among

Details: 2174 • JID 2004:189 (15 June) • Weinstock et al. MAJOR ARTICLE The Epidemiology of Antiretroviral Drug Resistance among Drug-Naive HIV-1–Infected Persons in 10 US Cities Hillard S. Weinstock,1,a Irum Zaidi,1 Walid Heneine,2 Diane Bennett,1 J. Gerardo Garcia-Lerma,2 John M. Douglas, Jr.,3,a Marlene LaLota,4 Gordon Dickinson,5 Sandra Schwarcz,6 Lucia Torian,8 Deborah …

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Alcohol & Drug Use

Details: Addiction is a treatable health condition. Learn more. Access to sterile syringes has helped reduce the number of new HIV cases among of injection drug users by 95% in the last 20 years. Syringe service programs (PDF) are community-based programs that provide services and sterile drug equipment to people who use (or inject) drugs. Approximately

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Language Services

Details: The Health Department’s Neighborhood Health Action Centers bring more health and community services to New Yorkers. You can go to an Action Center for: Primary care, mental health care and, in some cases, dental care; Referrals to a network of neighborhood resources; Health and wellness classes, workshops and activities

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The Health Department Announces New Members of the NYC

Details: September 27, 2021 — The Health Department has announced two new members to the New York City Board of Health, which is responsible for the enactment of the New York City Health Code and enacts policies that promote the health of New Yorkers. “With the appointment of Dr. Simona Kwon and Dr. Sidney Hankerson to the Board, I can truly say

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Health Department Reports an Increase in Sexually

Details: Select Sexual Health Clinics are currently open and telemedicine services are also available through the NYC Sexual Health Clinic Hotline at 347-396-7959, Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. For more information on the Sexual Health Clinics, including services, locations, and hours of operation, visit nyc.gov/health/clinics.

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Board of Health Passes Resolution Declaring Racism a

Details: October 18, 2021 — The New York City Board of Health today passed a landmark resolution on racism as a public health crisis (PDF), requesting that the Health Department expand its anti-racism work. The resolution institutionalizes the vision behind the Health Department’s June 2020 declaration and requires that the Department develop and

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Health Department Launches New Vaccine Confidence Campaign

Details: Health Department representatives will provide one-on-one education to health care providers and their staff including a review of key recommendations. Providers will also receive a Vaccine Confidence and Access “Action Kit,” which includes provider resources and patient education materials to support the implementation of the key

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RETIREE Health Plan Rates as of January 1, 2022

Details: NOTE: AvMed, BC Health Options & ElderPlan are "zero" premium plans. For new enrollees into MetroPlus Gold, effective August 1, 2021, there will be a new optional pharmacy available. Current MetroPlus members may remain in their current rider or transfer to the new pharmacy rider.

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Communicable Diseases

Details: Health Topics Neighborhood Health Emergency Prep Publications. Share Print . Communicable Diseases. A communicable disease is an illness that can be transmitted from person to person, animal to animal or animal to person. Communicable diseases include the common cold and flu.

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Your 2022 Medical Benefits Chart NYC Medicare Advantage

Details: health care and combined in-network and out-of-network. For Medicare-covered hospital stays: $300 copay per admission . Deductible does . The inpatient hospital out-of-pocket maximum is $750 per year combined with inpatient mental health care and combined in-network and out-of-network.

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Contact the Health Department

Details: Contact the Health Department to make an appointment or file an information request by emailing [email protected]health.nyc.gov. Location: 42-09 28th Street. 7th floor. Queens, NY. Hours: Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Closed weekends and public holidays.

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Health Insurance: Behavioral Health Services

Details: The Health Department offers a free virtual training to help anyone with health insurance learn more about access to behavioral health services. It will give you information on how behavioral health parity applies to your health insurance plan and your access to services. The training, called "Behavioral Health Parity 101", takes 60 to 90 minutes.

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Mental and Behavioral Health

Details: COVID-19 Guidance. COVID-19 Guidance for Peers and Community Health Workers Supporting Participants Coping with Thoughts of Suicide (PDF, July 11); Telehealth Best Practices for Behavioral Health Providers During the COVID-19 Pandemic (PDF, June 16)

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Health Department Reminds New Yorkers That Climate Change

Details: The Health Department has a number of resources and programs to help New Yorkers learn and respond to climate change. September 22, 2021 — The Health Department today marks Climate Week NYC and reminds New Yorkers that climate change is a public health, environmental and racial justice priority in New York City. Heat and heat waves pose one

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Oral Health: Adults

Details: Oral Health: Adults. Almost all adults have problems with oral health at some point in their lives. In the U.S., one in four adults has untreated tooth decay. Nearly half of all adults have gum disease. Untreated gum disease or tooth decay may lead to pain, infection, tooth loss, difficulty eating, bad breath and the need for complex dental

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The Impacts of Racism on Health

Details: The Impacts of Racism on Health Health Care: An Example of Structural Racism and Bias The Civil Rights Act of 1964 sought to improve many unequal systems and institutions segregated by race and class, including health care. Before 1964, many hospitals and health care facilities had a …

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NYC Medicare Advantage Plus Plan Opt-Out Form

Details: health plan . The opt-out period for the NYC Medicare Advantage Plus Plan is October 1, 2021, to October 31, 2021. To opt out of the NYC Medicare Advantage Plus Plan and remain in your current health plan, please complete and sign the form on the next page and return it via mail, fax or email. Each Medicare-eligible participant

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Mask to the Max – Health Department Updates Mask Guidance

Details: February 18, 2021 — The Health Department today issued updated guidance on face coverings (PDF), one of the most critical tools to prevent the spread of COVID-19. The guidance recommends people over the age of two-years-old wear snug fitting masks with two or three layers of material to better prevent unfiltered air from passing through.

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Health Department Closes Investigation of Central Harlem

Details: The Health Department’s Public Health Laboratory analyzed sputum samples from patients and water samples from the cooling towers in the investigation area. The Lab’s analyses showed that the bacteria from one of the clinical specimens matched a cooling tower at NYC Health + Hospitals/Harlem.

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ORDER OF THE COMMISSIONER OF HEALTH AND MENTAL …

Details: health and welfare of City residents, and such order remains in effect; and . WHEREAS, on March 25, 2020, the New York City Commissioner of Health and Mental Hygiene declared the existence of a public health emergency within the City to address the continuing threat posed by COVID-19 to the health and welfare of City residents, and such

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CIR: How to Report

Details: Health Level 7 Standard, version 2.5.1. The Center of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) together with public and private healthcare professionals and software developers have defined a set of electronic messages that support the national standards for exchanging immunization data.

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COVID-19: Resources for Health Care Facilities

Details: Resources for Health Care Facilities. The resources listed below can help health care facilities improve their preparedness, response and recovery during the COVID-19 emergency. Also, you can get more information about how hospitals can generally plan for future public health crises. Expand All …

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Office of Labor Relations

Details: Advantage Plus Plan will provide comprehensive premium-free health coverage to retirees. A Medicare Advantage program replaces both traditional Medicare and a Medicare supplement plan with a single integrated program administered by an insurer approved by Medicare. The Plan must follow Medicare rules and provide all benefits provided by Medicare.

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DOHMH Appoints New Executive Deputy Commissioner of Mental

Details: DOHMH Appoints New Executive Deputy Commissioner of Mental Hygiene. Dr. Chinazo O. Cunningham will lead the Division of Mental Hygiene, which oversees the agency’s work on mental health, alcohol and drug use prevention, care and treatment, health promotion for justice-impacted populations, among other bureaus.

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School Wellness Resources

Details: The school wellness resources below help provide opportunities for students to get physical activity, eat healthy and create overall wellness. These resources aim to promote healthy and equitable school environments. You can help improve the health of your school community with resources from our Healthy Schools Toolkit.

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Vaccinations for School and Day Care

Details: Vaccinations for School and Day Care. Vaccines protect the health of your child and the other children at their school. All NYC students ages 2 months to 18 years must receive certain vaccinations. That includes children in public, private or parochial school, as …

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lifetime-health-record

Details: Lifetime Health Record. The Lifetime Health Record can only be ordered by providers giving healthcare to children. To order the Lifetime Health Record, call the Health Department Call Center at 1 866-NYCDOH1 (866-692-3641) .Parents who need to replace a …

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COMMUNITY BOARD 6

Details: • 80% get health care, 401K and store discounts • Work with local charities • Will offer a community room • Using recycled brick to construct • Complying with NYC waterfront zoning requirements • Building a large greenhouse on top to provide super local produce • Will also provide educational opportunities

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Have a Conversation: Health Department Reminds Health Care

Details: Have a Conversation: Health Department Reminds Health Care Providers to Speak With Patients About Covid-19 Vaccine. April 27, 2021 — The Commissioner of Health today issued a letter to clinicians and healers reminding them talk to their patients about getting vaccinated and answer questions about the vaccine. The letter is also running in newspapers in both English and Spanish.

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ORDER OF THE COMMISSIONER OF HEALTH AND MENTAL …

Details: health and welfare of City residents, and such order remains in effect; and . WHEREAS, on March 25, 2020, the New York City Commissioner of Health and Mental Hygiene declared the existence of a public health emergency within the City to address the

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