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Federal Funds Support NYC to Be Prepared for the Unexpected

Federal funds have supported the New York City Health Department to work with various partners—including LeadingAge New York-to prepare for unexpected events, including pandemic influenza, terrorist attacks, natural disasters and other emergencies. Click here to learn more about how these funds have helped the city’s health Department to plan and effectively respond to a variety of challenges. This 3 minute video provides a glimpse at a mass prophylaxis exercise from Aug. 2014, demonstrating the significant medical countermeasure capability NYC has built with the help of this federal funding.

Contact: Diane Darbyshire, ddarbyshire@leadingageny.org, 518-867-8828