Dr. Mary Bassett

Dr. Mary Bassett appears in the following:

NYS Health Commissioner on Monkeypox, Polio and COVID

Monday, August 08, 2022

NYS Health Commissioner Dr. Mary Bassett on monkeypox, COVID-19 and polio.

Health Commissioner Bassett on Omicron Wave

Friday, January 28, 2022

New York Health Commissioner Mary Bassett on the Omicron wave and continuing COVID safety guidance

NYS Health Commissioner Says Winter COVID-19 Surge Is Well Underway

Thursday, December 16, 2021

Acting Health Commissioner Dr. Mary Bassett says don't go to holiday parties unless masking or vaccinations are required. 


30 Issues: The Disparate Impact of COVID-19

Wednesday, October 28, 2020

The virus is exposing and creating disparities for communities of color.

Racial Disparities in Treating (And Policing) Covid-19

Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Some communities are suffering more than others during this time, Dr. Mary Bassett explains why.

NYC's Health Commissioner Exit Interview

Monday, August 20, 2018

A look back at Dr. Mary Bassett's tenure as New York City health commissioner.


NYC's Health Commissioner on #BlackLivesMatter

Friday, February 20, 2015

NYC Health Commissioner Dr. Mary Bassett talks about her piece in the New England Journal of Medicine, where she writes about #BlackLivesMatter and racial injustices in public health.

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Five Takeaways from the Health Commish on the City's Ebola Preparedness

Tuesday, August 05, 2014

CDC staffing at airports helps city, NYC health commissioner says.


Meet the City's Health Commish

Thursday, June 05, 2014

After her first few months on the job, Dr. Mary Bassett, Commissioner of the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, discusses the health department's priorities, including reducing health disparities, reducing restaurant fines and attacking so-called "rat reservoirs" in neighborhoods with chronic rat problems.


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