Meetings, Hearings and Special Events

September 2021

Friday, September 17, 2021

The New York State Minority Health Council will meet on September 17, 2021 form 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. via live Webcasting at the following link: https://www.health.ny.gov/events/webcasts/

The public may write and submit comments during the meeting through a portal on the live webcast. The comments will then be read into the public record. We are requesting that members of the public follow the below guidelines:

  • Only submit comments during the Public Comment Period of the meeting.
  • Identify yourself in the comment.

For further information please contact the Office of Minority Health and Health Disparities at 518-474-2180 or email OMHHDP@health.ny.gov

Monday, September 20, 2021

The New York State Coordinating Council for Services Related to Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementia will meet on Monday, September 20 at 10:00 a.m. via Web Ex at the following link:

https://meetny.webex.com/meetny/onstage/g.php?MTID=e2d3109f3bf4c47148557c6d6cf3dc21c

The public may submit written comments at the link above during the meeting, using a portal on this Web Ex platform. The comments will be read into the public record. Members of the public seeking to provide comments must adhere to the following guidelines:

  • Persons providing the comment must be identified in the content of the comment.
  • Comments may only be submitted during the Public Comment Period of the meeting, not prior to or after the meeting.

For questions or more information, please contact the New York State Department of Health Office of Health Insurance Program's Alzheimer's Disease Program at alz@health.ny.gov.

Thursday, September 23, 2021

REVISED 9/15/21 *

The following is a list of Committees of the Public Health and Health Planning Council that will meet on September 23, 2021 at 10:15 a.m. at the at the Empire State Plaza, Concourse Level, *Meeting Rooms 2-4, Albany.

COMMITTEE ON CODES, REGULATIONS, AND LEGISLATION

The Committee reviews new or revised regulations relating to medical facility operational and structural standards, including quality of care and the need for the facilities and/or services. Reviews amendments to the State Sanitary Code and other matters referred by the Commissioner. The Codes Committee reviews proposed changes to part 86 of the State Hospital Code concerning medical facility rates of Reimbursement.

The Committee will convene at 10:15 a.m.

Please contact Colleen Leonard or Lisa Thomson at (518) 402-0964 if you have questions.

COMMITTEE ON ESTABLISHMENT AND PROJECT REVIEW

Responsible for reviewing the CON applications involving construction, service changes, establishment, and transfers of ownership. Reviews the establishment of fundraisers, corporate name changes, and changes in certificates of incorporation.

The Committee will convene immediately following the Codes Committee.

Please contact Colleen Leonard or Lisa Thomson at (518) 402-0964 if you have questions.

For questions about accessibility or for observers and participants who require interpretive services, please contact Colleen Leonard at (518) 402-0964 or e-mail colleen.leonard@health.ny.gov. Please provide as much advance notice as possible to allow us to provide optimal access.

October 2021

Thursday, October 7, 2021

The Department of Health will hold the first Radon Task Force meeting on October 7, 2021 from 10:00 am – 2:30 pm at the School of Public Health in the Café Conference Room, located in the A Wing of the East Campus: 1 University Place, Rensselaer, NY. A map of the campus and driving directions are available at http://www.albany.edu/sph/map_directions.php.

This task force was created by Assembly Bill 10774A and Senate Bill 8845A in June 2018 to conduct a comprehensive study on the prevention of human exposure to radon and make recommendations to reduce and minimize exposure to New York state residents.

Specific items to be addressed include:

  • The need for interagency coordination of public education and outreach and prevention programs
  • The need for training, education and possible licensing of radon services providers
  • Any other related information that the commissioner of health may deem necessary or relevant in carrying out such study of radon in indoor settings

To attend this meeting, please send an email by Friday, October 1, including: your name, organization, job title, email address, and office phone number to radon@health.ny.gov.

Tuesday, October 12, 2021

The Bureau of Emergency Medical Services and Trauma Systems, Emergency Medical Services for Children Advisory Council will meet on October 12 at 1:00 p.m. virtually via the Webex platform. Pre-registration for the webcast is required at the web address below using the password provided:

Program web address: https://meetny.webex.com/meetny/

Program registration password: EMSC21

The public may write and submit comments during the meeting through a portal on the live webcast. The comments will then be read into the public record.

For further information please contact the New York State Department of Health, Bureau of Emergency Medical Services and Trauma Systems, EMS for Children Program at 518-485-5907 or email amy.eisenhauer@health.ny.gov