Health Departments in New York, New York

There are 2 Health Departments in New York, New York, serving a population of 8,560,072 people in an area of 302 square miles. There is 1 Health Department per 4,280,036 people, and 1 Health Department per 150 square miles.

In New York, New York is ranked 100th of 2100 cities in Health Departments per capita, and 100th of 2100 cities in Health Departments per square mile.

List of New York Health Departments

Find New York, New York health departments, DOH, and health and human services.

New York City Department Of Health And Mental Hygiene 125 Worth Street New York, NY

New York City Health Department 2 Lafayette Street New York, NY

About New York Health Departments

New York Health Departments are responsible for monitoring public health risks, coordinating responses to public health risks, and setting and enforcing public health standards in New York, NY. Departments of Public Health (DPH) are particularly active in preventing the spread of disease, ensuring a clean water supply, and promoting a healthy environment and healthy behaviors among the public. Health Depts are also a key source of records.

You may contact the Health Department for questions about:
  • New York public health records
  • Vital records searches including birth and death certificates
  • Requesting copies of marriage certificates
  • New York restaurant inspection grades
  • Verifying professional licenses

New York Health Statistics

Find New York Population of People With Disabilities, Population by Disability Type, Public Health Insurance Coverage, and Private Health Insurance Coverage. Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2018 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

New York Population of People With Disabilities
 New YorkNew York
People With Disabilities905,592 (10.8%)2,222,712 (11.5%)
Females With Disabilities525,549 (12.0%)1,208,985 (12.1%)
Males With Disabilities380,043 (9.5%)1,013,727 (10.8%)
New York Population by Disability Type
 New YorkNew York
Hearing Difficulty181,759 (2.2%)545,533 (2.8%)
Vision Difficulty198,917 (2.4%)404,489 (2.1%)
Cognitive Difficulty331,130 (4.2%)813,711 (4.5%)
Ambulatory Difficulty546,417 (7.0%)1,216,588 (6.7%)
Self-Care Difficulty231,666 (3.0%)492,922 (2.7%)
Independent Living Difficulty370,804 (5.6%)849,762 (5.6%)
New York Public Health Insurance Coverage
 New YorkNew York
Public Health Insurance3,582,878 (42.8%)7,478,376 (38.6%)
Medicare Coverage1,248,715 (14.9%)3,292,492 (17.0%)
Medicaid Coverage2,768,597 (33.0%)4,928,317 (25.4%)
VA Health Care Coverage54,977 (0.7%)272,530 (1.4%)
New York Private Health Insurance Coverage
 New YorkNew York
Private Health Insurance4,818,542 (57.5%)12,950,832 (66.8%)
Employer Based Coverage4,014,568 (47.9%)10,932,841 (56.4%)
Direct-Purchase Coverage963,777 (11.5%)2,448,943 (12.6%)
Tricare & Military Coverage32,005 (0.4%)173,743 (0.9%)