Issues: Health

January 15, 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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Monroe County Announces Additional H1N1 Flu Vaccine Clinics

H1N1 Flu Vaccine Clinics

Four H1N1 clinics have been scheduled. Clinics are open to all Monroe County residents 6 months of age and older. There is no charge for the vaccination.

Clinics:

January 8, 2010
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H1N1 Flu Vaccination Program

New York State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) will be sponsoring a free H1N1 flu vaccination program in conjunction with the Nassau Health Care Corporation.

January 20, 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO TO SPONSOR H1N1 FLU VACCINATION PROGRAM

New York State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) will be sponsoring a free H1N1 flu vaccination program in conjunction with the Nassau Health Care Corporation.

January 5, 2010
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A more difficult sell

By dayelin roman droman@poststar.com | Posted: Thursday, December 24, 2009 2:35 pm

BOLTON -- Andrew Genovese wants to sell his parents' condo but the state Health Department stands in the way.

The condo at The Sagamore resort sits off the main hotel building among a string of privately owned units.

To read more click HERE.

December 28, 2009
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Testimony Of State Senator Daniel Squadron Regarding Natural Gas Drilling In The New York City Watershed

My name is Daniel Squadron and I represent the 25th Senate District in the New York State Senate. My district includes Greenpoint,Williamsburg, Vinegar Hill, DUMBO, Fulton Ferry, Brooklyn Heights,Boerum Hill, Cobble Hill, Carroll Gardens and Gowanus in Brooklyn, and the neighborhoods of Tribeca, Battery Park City, the Lower East Side, Chinatown, the Financial District, Little Italy, SoHo and the East Village in Manhattan.  Thank you for giving me the opportunity to testify today.

December 27, 2009
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Public Hearing: Sen. Duane Announces Public Hearing on Food Policy in New York State

SENATE STANDING COMMITTEE ON HEALTH

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

 

SUBJECT:      Food policy in New York State

PURPOSE:     To learn about how food policy changes can affect public health

 

New York City Friday

January 22, 11 AM

January 22, 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Senator Alesi Protecting Child Safety

For several years now, Senator Alesi has sponsored numerous bills that tackle the issue of removing dangerous toxins from toys, novelty products, costume jewelry, candy, and drinking water.             Toxins such as chromated copper arsenate (CCA), lead, phthalates, and bisphenol-A (BPA) have been found in playgrounds and in many common products such as toys, pacifiers, and baby bottles.

December 21, 2009
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Senator Craig Johnson Sponsors Blood Drive

Senator Johnson will be sponsoring this event in conjunction with the Manhasset Lakeville Fire Department and the Lakeville Estates and North Lakeville Civic Associations

January 28, 2:00 PM - 8:30 PM
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Enrollment Awareness Event

Participants listening to a lecture on health care issue at the Enrollment Awareness Event at the AMICO senior center. 

December 10, 2009
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Public Hearing: Public Roundtable on Patient-Centered Medical Homes

Thomas K. Duane, Chair

SENATE STANDING COMMITTEE ON HEALTH

NOTICE OF PUBLIC ROUNDTABLE

December 15, 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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SENATOR HASSELL-THOMPSON RECOGNIZES DECEMBER AS AIDS AWARENESS MONTH

Not only is December a month filled with hope and expectations, and some typical holiday stress, but it is also AIDS Awareness Month.  As a former nurse and health educator who worked with persons infected with or affected by HIV/AIDS, Senator Ruth Hassell-Thompson urges all New Yorkers to remember that AIDS is still a major health threat.  U

December 1, 2009
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December 1, 2009
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National Kidney Registry Fundraiser

Senator Owen H. Johnson joined many friends at a National Kidney Registry fundraiser at Chateau La Mer in Lindenhurst on 7-29-09.  Angie Carpenter, Suffolk County Treasurer, presented Jacquelyn Brucia with a certificate acknowledging her efforts in organizing the event which raised thousands of dollars.  For more information about the National Kidney Registry, visit their website at www.kidneyregistry.org.

December 1, 2009
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December 1, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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December 1, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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World AIDS Day

News FromNew York StateSenator Shirley L. HuntleyChair of Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities

For Immediate Release: November 30, 2009

Contact: Antonio Rodriguez | arodrigu@senate.state.ny.us| (518) 455-3531

SENATOR SHIRLEY L. HUNTLEY RECOGNIZES DECEMBER AS AIDS AWARENESS MONTH AND DECEMBER 1ST AS WORLD AIDS DAY

November 30, 2009
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