NEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH

 
General Information
Description of AgencyProvides oversight and protection of the health of New Yorkers through health care education, medical service, legal enforcement of state and local health codes, preventative health services, and strategic planning to promote improved health services also health and medical research. Provides access to vital statistics and records. (Not NYC). Provides access to comprehensive health care coverage to underinsured adults and children.
Geographic AreaAlbany, New York; New York State
Agency TypeGovernment
 
Availability
Hours of OperationM-F 8am-5pm
 
Contact Information
Contact's NameNirav R. Shah, MD, MPH
Contact's PositionCommissioner
Physical Site Address 1Corning Tower; Empire State Plaza
Physical Site City, State, ZipAlbany, NY 12237
Mailing Address 1Corning Tower; Empire State Plaza
Mailing City, State, ZipAlbany, NY 12237
Main Phone(518)474-2011
Fax(518)474-6608
Emaildohweb@health.state.ny.us
Web Addresswww.nyhealth.gov
 
Additional Information
Last UpdateJun12
 
Affiliated Programs and Services
This Agency: NEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
Affiliated Programs: AIDS INSTITUTE
CHILD HEALTH PLUS
COOLING CENTERS
DIVISION OF MANAGED CARE AND PROGRAM EVALUATION
FAMILY HEALTH PLUS
MEDICAID HELPLINE
METROPOLITAN REGION-CENTRAL ISLIP OFFICE
OFFICE OF PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL CONDUCT
PRESCRIPTION DRUG WEBSITE
RECORDS ACCESS OFFICE LAW
VITAL RECORDS SECTION
Affiliated Services: AIDS INSTITUTE
CHILD HEALTH PLUS
COOLING CENTERS
DIVISION OF MANAGED CARE AND PROGRAM EVALUATION
FAMILY HEALTH PLUS
MEDICAID HELPLINE
METROPOLITAN REGION-CENTRAL ISLIP OFFICE
OFFICE OF PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL CONDUCT
PRESCRIPTION DRUG WEBSITE
RECORDS ACCESS OFFICE LAW
VITAL RECORDS SECTION