Meetings, Hearings and Special Events


Wednesday, October 19, 2016 & Thursday, October 20, 2016

The New York State HIV Advisory Body (HAB) will meet on October 19 at 10:30 a.m. and on October 20 at 9:00 a.m. at the TRYP Hotel, 345 West 35th Street New York, NY 10001, Garment Fashion District Room.

The HAB is an advisory body to the New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute. It is constituted to serve as a forum to draw from the expertise and experiences of consumers, providers and community members to provide advice on service needs, affected populations and emerging issues related to HIV prevention, health care and supportive services throughout New York State. The HAB serves to identify and address prevention and health care needs and gaps of HIV infected/affected populations with an emphasis on linkage, retention and viral suppression.

Advisory Body members represent all geographical areas of the State. Membership is representative of individuals living with HIV, others who have been or may be affected by the epidemic, as well as HIV/AIDS service providers, technical experts, and representatives of government agencies.

Anyone seeking further information or wishing to register to attend the meeting should contact the New York State Department of Health, AIDS Institute, Office of Planning and Community Affairs at (518) 473-2903.

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

The Continuing Care Retirement Council will hold a meeting on Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. at 875 Central Avenue, Albany.

The CCRC Council is authorized under Article 46 and 46-A of Public Health Law to meet and discuss matters related to Continuing Care Retirement Communities. The Council has the decision making authority for a CCRC's Certificate of Authority (COA).

For questions about accessibility or to request accommodations please contact Susan Root at (518) 473-7285 or e-mail Please provide as much advance notice as possible to allow us to provide optimal access.

Thursday, October 27, 2016

The Bureau of Tobacco Control and The New York State Tobacco Use Prevention and Control Advisory Board will meet October 27, 2016 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the New York State Museum, Meeting Rooms A and B, 222 Madison Avenue, Albany, NY.

To attend the meeting, you must pre-register. Please provide Ann Whitfield-Green with advance notice by Thursday, October 20, 2016, of your anticipated attendance. She can be reached at (518) 474-1515 or She will provide you with further information and directions to the location.

Seating is limited.

Thursday, October 27, 2016

The Rural Health Council will meet in public session on Thursday, October 27 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., at the Empire State Plaza, Concourse Meeting Room 7, Albany, New York.

For additional information or if you would like to attend this meeting please contact Lisa Brown, Charles D. Cook Office of Rural Health at 518-402-0102 or send an email to


Wednesday, November 2, 2016

The Health Research Science Board will hold a business meeting from 1:00pm-4:00pm at the New York State Department of Health, Metropolitan Area Regional Office, Conference Room 4C, 90 Church Street, New York, NY.

A videoconferencing site will be available at:

  • NYS DOH Wadsworth Center, Biggs Laboratory, Sturman Conference Room, Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY.

The Board solicits, receives and reviews applications for awards from the Breast Cancer Research and Education Fund.

To attend this meeting, please contact staff at 518-474-7002 or by Monday, October 31, 2016. Pre-registration is required to gain access to the meeting. Space is limited.

Attendees will be required to show photo ID upon entrance to the Department of Health locations.

An audio recording of the meeting will be available in approximately two business days following the meeting at:

Thursday, November 10, 2016

The State Camp Safety Advisory Council will meet at 10:30 a.m. at the New York State Museum, 260 Madison Avenue, Albany, N.Y. 12230 in conference room A/B. The meeting room is located downstairs from the main floor of the museum on the concourse-level of the plaza.

Driving directions and parking information are available at

Please contact Jim Maurer at (518) 402-7600 if you have any questions.