The New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) collects, compiles, and analyzes
information on mosquito-borne disease activity in New York State (NYS) and produces this
weekly report during the mosquito season. Data in this report reflects testing performed by
both NYSDOH’s Wadsworth Center Laboratories (WC) and the New York City Department
of Health and Mental Hygiene’s (NYCDOHMH) Public Health Laboratory (PHL). Reports are
generally issued on Wednesdays and reflect data reported through the previous Saturday.
8 days ago
The CDC has been informed by the State of Florida that Zika virus infections in four people were likely caused by bites of local Aedes aegypti mosquitoes.
The CDC is closely coordinating with Florida officials who are leading the ongoing investigations, and at the state's request, sent CDC medical epidemiologist to provide additional assistance.
26 days ago
This Friday, July 22, 2016 prescribing limitations will go into effect for prescribers under a new law signed as part of New York State’s efforts to curb opioid abuse. The measure limits to seven days the prescription of Schedule II, III, or IV opioid upon initial consultation or treatment of acute pain.
36 days ago
The federal government is working with international public health partners and state departments to work on the alertness of the zika virus. You should also know the symptoms for the virus as stated below. Take necessary precautions when traveling to areas that are prone to the virus.
40 days ago
John T. Mather Memorial Hospital has presented a very educational opportunity in the field of Hyperbaric Medicine.
43 days ago