NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

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.
New York City Health Commissioner Oxiris Barbot.
NYC Health Commissioner insults NYPD, but she was provoked.
Chocolate milk.
Upstate lawmakers and dairy farmers are fighting back.
The drinking water supply for offices of the New York City Department of Sanitation doesn’t even have a roof – just a tattered tarp.
The City Council is poised to vote on bills addressing contamination, lax oversight.
After neglect was exposed, seven reform bills are being debated.
primary care
Key New York City officials on the social determinants of health, community-based nonprofits and medical care in the Trump era.
doctor shortage
The city's struggling public hospitals have a partnership with a controversial med school in the Caribbean.
Doctor
Visits to primary care providers are down. What would New York policymakers do to revitalize primary health care?
New York City Council Speaker Corey Johnson touring a NYCHA development in April.
Johnson to meet with health department as officials denounce tank conditions, filing discrepancies.
New York City Councilman Ritchie Torres.
Councilman Torres to trigger inquiry, while he and Levine craft legislative response.
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