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New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

New York City has long been a public health leader. The Health Department's role is to protect and promote the health of the public through a wide range of programs and services, including monitoring, prevention, and control activities for individuals, families, and communities in New York City.

How to Reach New York City Department of Health

(212) 442-9666
Web site: www.nyc.gov/health

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HIV Undetectable = Untransmittable (U=U) Fact Sheet

How does HIV treatment prevent HIV transmission? What does "undetectable" mean? Learn the basics about U=U.

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Meningococcal Outbreak Patient Fact Sheet

An outbreak of invasive meningococcal disease has recently been identified among HIV-infected men who have sex with men. The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene recommends meningococcal vaccination for the following persons:

Men wh...

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Marking World AIDS Day, the NYC Health Department Reports That HIV Infections Continue to Rise Among Young Men Who Have Sex With Men; New Studies Confirm Risky Behaviors

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Marking World AIDS Day, the NYC Health Department Reports That HIV Infections Continue to Rise Among Young Men Who Have Sex With Men; New Studies Confirm Risky Behaviors

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Nearly One Fifth of New York City Adults Are Putting Themselves at Risk for HIV Infection

Nearly one fifth (18%) of New York City adults are putting themselves at risk of HIV by having sex with multiple partners or using needles to inject drugs, the Health Department reported today, yet the vast majority (92%) do not think they are at ris...

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HIV Reporting and Partner Notification -- What You Need to Know About the Law

What is HIV reporting? What is partner notification? Why is HIV reporting and partner notification important? Is it still a good idea to get an HIV test? Who should get tested? How can I get an HIV test? When a doctor tells the Health D...