The Health Alert Network (HAN) contains public health information for medical providers, including: up-to-date health alert information delivered to your inbox and archived on the Web, an online document library on public health topics, and an online community to exchange information and ideas with your colleagues. All medical providers in New York City may access the HAN.
NYC MED gives health care providers access to NYC DOHMH on-line applications.
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For immediate reporting of any suspected or confirmed illness caused by a potential biological threat agent (e.g., anthrax, smallpox, tularemia or plague) or other disease of urgent public health concern (e.g., avian influenza or SARS), please call the following numbers and ask to speak to the DOHMH Doctor on Call:
Business Hours (Monday through Friday 9 AM to 5 PM): Call the Bureau of Communicable Disease at 347-396-2600 At all other times (Nights, weekends or holidays): Call the Poison Control Center at 1-212-POISONS (1-212-764-7667)
NOTE: Section 11.03(b) of the New York City Health Code require the immediate reporting by telephone of a suspected outbreak among 3 or more persons of any disease or condition (whether it is on the list of reportable diseases and conditions or not), and of any unusual manifestation of disease in an individual.
Learn more about reporting communicable diseases
to the NYC DOHMH.
The CH205 form makes it easier for parents and providers to record health examinations for children and adolescents. Every child attending to a New York City school (public or private), day care service, early intervention program or day camp must have a yearly health examination. This new form takes the place of the 211S School form and the 318KA Day Care form.
Download and print the Child & Adolescent
Health Examination Form (CH205)
The primary mandate of the Public Health Laboratory is to provide state-of-the-art laboratory testing to address the health needs of New York City residents. In pursuit of that goal, the Public Health Laboratory develops new procedures and technology responsive to emerging public health issues. In addition, a wide variety of clinical and environmental testing services are provided in support of Health Department programs and mandates.
Business Hours (Monday through Friday 9 AM-5 PM): To report a communicable disease, call the Bureau of Communicable Disease at 347-396-2600.Call the Provider Access Line at 1-866-NYC-DOH1 (1-866-692-3641) for immediate consultation on all other public health issues.At all other times (Nights, weekends or holidays): Call the Poison Control Center at 1-212-POISONS (1-212-764-7667)
NYC MED is the single point of entry for providers to access all New York City (NYC) Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) on-line applications. If you are not currently a NYC MED member, please register to have access to NYC MED. If you have problems accessing NYC MED, please email email@example.com or call 1-888-NYCMED9 (1-888-692-6339). You can use NYC MED to access the following applications:
The Primary Care Information Project (PCIP) is a new cross-divisional program to advance health information technology (HIT) among primary care providers in underserved communities. PCIP focuses on three provider groups in New York City: