Meetings, Hearings and Special Events


Wednesday, June 29, 2022

The Health Research Science Board will hold a virtual business meeting and public hearing from 9:00am-3:00pm at the NYS DOH Wadsworth Center, Biggs Laboratory, Sturman Conference Room, Empire State Plaza, Albany, 12201.

The Board solicits, receives, reviews and recommends applications for award from the Breast Cancer Research and Education Fund. The agenda is attached.

Pre-registration is required to gain access to the meeting. To attend this meeting via videoconference, please contact staff at 518-474-7002 or by June 27, 2022. Preregistered virtual attendees will be sent videoconference instructions closer to the meeting date. Attendees interested in providing a public comment must also submit written statements in an electronic format by June 27, 2022.

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

Thursday, June 30, 2022

The Department of Health will hold the eighth Radon Task Force meeting on June 30, 2022 from 10:00 a.m. – 2:30 .pm. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this meeting will be held virtually via WebEx.

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 Monday, June 27, 2022, including: your name, organization, job title, email address, and office phone number to


Thursday July 14, 2022

The Drug Utilization Review Board (DURB) will meet on July 14, 2022, from 9a.m. to 4:30p.m. at the Empire State Plaza, Concourse level, Meeting Room 2, Albany.

This meeting will be available for public viewing by way of live audio-video webcast at

For further information please call (518) 486-3209 or e-mail (Please reference DURB Agenda for July 14, 2022).

Thursday, July 14, 2022

The following is a list of Committees of the Public Health and Health Planning Council that will meet on July 14th at 10:15 a.m. at the at the Empire State Plaza, Concourse Level, Meeting Room 6, Albany.


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 at 10:15 a.m.

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

You may view but not participate the public meeting via the live webcast at the following link:

No written correspondence shall be distributed to the Council members the day of the meeting. All correspondence addressed to Council members shall be sent to the Council's Executive Secretary at no later than 72 hours prior to the meeting in which the matter of the correspondence appears on the meeting agenda. Applicants shall have no later than 48 hours prior to the meeting to respond to correspondence pertaining to their application in which the matter of the correspondence appears on the meeting agenda.

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