"Public health is purchasable. Within natural limitations, a community can determine its own death rate."
- Hermann M. Biggs, NYC Department of Health, 1914
The NYC Health Department is one of the leading public health institutions nationwide and as a result, attracts leading public health experts who work hard every day to keep New York City a healthy place to live, work and visit. View recent videos of NYC Health Department experts who are working tirelessly each day to ensure your health and safety.
Deborah Kaplan, Assistant Commissioner, NYC Bureau of Maternal, Infant & Reproductive Health, was interviewed about NYC's "Latch on NYC" program, the city's plan to encourage breastfeeding.
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