Information for Health Care Professionals
Commissioner's Public Health Alert for Professionals
Dr. David Pratt, Commissioner of Public Health, will issue Public Health Alerts for Health Care Professionals as needed. Click the links below for alerts in PDF format.
November 19, 2009 New
October 26, 2009
October 1, 2009
NYS DOH Update
October 29, 2009
Commissioner Daines authorization for the use of vaccine containing more than the mercury levels set forth in Public Health Law to protect the public health - sepcifically pregnant women and children.
A novel influenza A (H1N1) monovalent vaccine is expected to be available by mid-October 2009. Click the links below for information on how to pre-register your practice to administer the vaccine:
Adult Health Care Providers
Pediatric Health Care Providers
For up-to-date information from the CDC, please visit
For H1N1 preparedness tools from the CDC, please visit