City of New York
The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) is the department of the government of New York City responsible for public health along with issuing birth certificates, dog licenses, and conducting restaurant inspection and enforcement.
Their mission is to protect and promote the health of all New Yorkers. DOHMH has the overall responsibility for the health of the residents of New York City. It also acts as an oversight agency to monitor various Healthcare related operations within NYC.
With an annual budget of $1.6 billion and more than 6,000 employees throughout the five boroughs of New York City, they are one of the largest public health agencies in the world, serving 8 million New Yorkers from diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds.
With over 200 years of leadership in the field, they are one of our nation’s oldest public health agencies. The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene brings big responsibilities, and unparalleled opportunities for growth.