Mayor De Blasio and Chancellor Porter Announce Health & Safety Measures for the 2021-22 School Year

Mayor De Blasio and Chancellor Porter Announce Health & Safety Measures for the 2021-22 School Year

NEW YORK – As part of the New York City Department of Education’s (NYCDOE’s) gold standard approach to health and safety, Mayor de Blasio and Chancellor Meisha Porter today announced additional details regarding the health and safety measures in place for the 2021-22 school year. Last year, the multi-layered measures implemented by the NYC DOE made schools some of the safest places to […]

Make Sure Your Child is up to Date on Routine Vaccinations, Health Department Reminds Parents and Caregivers

There has been a 16% decrease in routine vaccinations in children as of August 14 compared to the same period in 2019 due to the COVID-19 pandemic Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR) vaccine coverage has dropped below 90% for first time in recent history

Make Sure Your Child is up to Date on Routine Vaccinations, Health Department Reminds Parents and Caregivers

August 20, 2021 – The Health Department today urged parents and caregivers to make sure their children are up to date on routine vaccinations like MMR and DTaP (diphtheria, tetanus, and pertussis) as well as Hepatitis B, Hib, Polio, PCV, Varicella, Tdap, MenACWY and HPV. As of August 14, the number of routine vaccines administered to […]