NYVIC (New Yorkers for Vaccination Information and Choice)


New York City Health Law

The New York City government maintains an extensive website which details applicable codes and strategies relating to vaccination.  

  • Search engine and homepage for the New York City Department of Health web pages
  • Dept of Health on immunization requirements for NYC students 
  • Though the virus is transmitted through unprotected sexual intercourse, unsterilized needles, and contact with contaminated blood products, the City doesn't exactly say why the Hepatitis B vaccination is required for your baby
  • Send a message to (or ask a question of) Neal L. Cohen, M.D., Commissioner Department of Health
  • Information about City services, City agencies, elected officials and City publications
  • Search the entire New York City site
  • Contact the Mayor
  • Bureau of Immunization
    New York City Department of Health
    2 Lafayette Street / 19th Floor
    New York, NY 10007
    For general information, dial: 212-676-2259
    Immunization Hotline, dial: 1-800-325-CHILD
  • Margaret A. Hamburg, M.D., Health Commissioner
    New York City Health Department
    125 Worth St.
    New York, NY 10012
    (212) 788-5261, Fax (212) 964-0472

Comptroller Alan Hevesi favors increasing rates of vaccination compliance. Of interest:  
No Shots, No School: The Need for Better Immunization Follow-up in New York Public Schools
The Failure Of The Board Of Education To Ensure The Immunization Of City School Children

The New York City Immunization Registry is a database that maintains the immunization records of New York City children age seven and younger

Getting the Legislative Machine to Work for You General information



What is the future of our Vaccination Decisions Support Group? Answers, (such as they are) will be posted here.

Audio and Video Vaccination Related Links

Trading chickenpox for shingles? Research published in the International Journal of Toxicology. 



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