New York State Department of Health

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New York State Department of Health
Agency overview
Formed 1901[1]
Jurisdiction New York State Government
Headquarters Albany, NY
Agency executive Nirav R. Shah, M.D., M.P.H., Commissioner
Website http://www.health.ny.gov/

The New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) is the governmental body responsible for public health in the state of New York. The cabinet-level department is headed by the Health Commissioner, a position held since January 24, 2011 by Nirav R. Shah, M.D., M.P.H..[2]

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