Health Care

Dave Chokshi, the new commissioner of the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.
He is taking over following Oxiris Barbot’s resignation.
Health Commissioner Oxiris Barbot and Mayor de Blasio on April 5, 2020.
She will be replaced by Dave Chokshi, who was a senior leader at New York City Health + Hospitals.
COVID-19 testing center in Ocean Hill Brooklyn.
Experts say a national program to increase the supply of materials is needed.
People dining outdoors in NYC on July 8th.
What the “revolving core” of COVID-19 says about infections in New York.
The Beach Terrace Nursing Home in Long Beach, New York.
Testing residents and employees sooner could have slowed the spread of COVID-19 in nursing homes.
Woodhull Hospital in Brooklyn.
After a Black woman died after giving birth, renewed interest in tackling longstanding racial disparities.
Governor Cuomo at Pathways Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
Nursing home deaths from COVID-19 are more complicated than the state Department of Health report explains.
AIDS rally NYC
Survivors of the HIV/AIDS crisis see similarities in the fears and stigma of the current health crisis.
Governor Andrew Cuomo holds daily briefing and opens the Mario M. Cuomo Bridge Path on the Mario M. Cuomo Bridge on June 15, 2020.
Previous disasters have inspired policy and structural change.
Director of ThriveNYC Susan Herman.
A Q&A with Susan Herman on the mental health impact of the coronavirus, her office’s transparency and telemedicine.