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Dr. Lawrence Eisenstein is leaving his role as Nassau County’s health commissioner to pursue opportunities in the private sector. Eisenstein served in this role since 2009 and steered the county through most of the pandemic. He will leave the county spot at the end of July, officials said. “Dr. Eisenstein has helped lead the county …

Placeholder while article actions load Virginia’s top health official seems to have missed some of the voluminous research in recent decades demonstrating the link between racism and disparate health treatment and outcomes among African Americans. Actually, he seems to have missed virtually all of it. After spending his first five months on the job dismissing, …

June 21, 2022 NEW YORK – New York City Mayor Eric Adams and New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) Commissioner Dr. Ashwin Vasan today released the following joint statement after New York City moved down from ‘high’ to ‘medium’ on the COVID-19 alert system:  “Day after day, New Yorkers are stepping …

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — At this very moment, the United States is approaching a very grim milestone of one million deaths due to COVID-19. Maryland had more than 2,400 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, and if cases continue growing, some jurisdictions may be forced to re-implement mask mandates. READ MORE: Maryland Forecast: More …

Now Vasan has returned to the agency with a new role: Commissioner of the entire department, tapped by Mayor Eric Adams to oversee a $1.6 billion budget and a 6,000-person staff at a time when his leadership will be crucial to guiding the city’s recovery from the coronavirus pandemic. Vasan, an epidemiologist and former CEO …

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Although 66% of Philadelphians have received their first COVID-19 dose, others are slow-poking about being vaccinated for a wide variety of reasons, including historic mistrust in the health-care system. The challenge is to figure out ways to convince them to get vaccinated. So, I’m going to point out what a lot of folks are saying …

17 people applied to become a Panhandle Health District board member when a different member’s term is up. COEUR D’ALENE, Idaho — A record-breaking number of applicants are pining for a seat on the Panhandle Health District board, the Chairman of the Board of County Commissioners for PHD said. So many new prospects has led …

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – Which COVID-19 vaccine should you get? Allen County Health Commissioner Dr. Matthew Sutter definitely has a strong answer, but it may not be what you think. “So, the answer to which vaccine people should get is the first one they become eligible for and get access to,” he said. Moderna, …

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — June 2, 2021 is the take effect date for a new state law requiring county commissions or other appointing entities for boards of health to approve all new rules from those boards along with any amendments to existing rules. Commissioner Greg Puckett “A bad bill” was how Mercer County Commissioner Greg Puckett …