File #: Int 0631-2022    Version: * Name: Requiring the department of health and mental hygiene to report information regarding vaccination related to monkeypox,
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Health
On agenda: 8/11/2022
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law in relation to requiring the department of health and mental hygiene to report information regarding vaccination related to monkeypox
Sponsors: Chi A. Ossé, Erik D. Bottcher, Tiffany Cabán, David M. Carr, Crystal Hudson, Kristin Richardson Jordan, Lynn C. Schulman, Julie Menin, Keith Powers , Selvena N. Brooks-Powers, Lincoln Restler, Shahana K. Hanif, Julie Won, Sandy Nurse, Amanda Farías, Alexa Avilés, Mercedes Narcisse, Gale A. Brewer, Marjorie Velázquez, Shekar Krishnan, Nantasha M. Williams, James F. Gennaro, Jennifer Gutiérrez, Diana I. Ayala, Rita C. Joseph, Pierina Ana Sanchez, Justin L. Brannan
Council Member Sponsors: 27
Summary: This bill would require the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) to publish on its website and regularly update information regarding cases and vaccinations related to monkeypox in the city, including the total number of available monkeypox vaccines in New York City at the start and end of each day, the total number of diagnosed cases of monkeypox, the total number of diagnostic tests performed for monkeypox, and the total number of individuals vaccinated against monkeypox, disaggregated by borough, age, race, ethnicity, gender identity, and sexual orientation.
Indexes: Report Required, Sunset Date Applies
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 631, 2. Int. No. 631, 3. August 11, 2022 - Stated Meeting Agenda, 4. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 8-11-22

Int. No. 631

 

By Council Members Ossé, Bottcher, Cabán, Carr, Hudson, Richardson Jordan, Schulman, Menin, Powers, Brooks-Powers, Restler, Hanif, Won, Nurse, Farías, Avilés, Narcisse, Brewer, Velázquez, Krishnan, Williams, Gennaro, Gutiérrez, Ayala, Joseph, Sanchez and Brannan

 

A Local Law in relation to requiring the department of health and mental hygiene to report information regarding vaccination related to monkeypox

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. No later than September 1, 2022, the department shall, as soon as practicable, publish on its website the following information regarding cases and vaccinations related to monkeypox in New York city:

1. The total number of available monkeypox vaccines at the start of each day;

2. The total number of available monkeypox vaccines at the end of each day; and

3. The following information, updated weekly, disaggregated by borough, age, race, ethnicity, gender identity and sexual orientation:

a. The total number of diagnosed cases of monkeypox;

b. The total number of diagnostic tests performed for monkeypox;

c. The total number of individuals vaccinated against monkeypox;

§ 2. All information reported pursuant to section 1 of this local law shall maintain the confidentiality of any individual included in such data. No information that is otherwise required to be reported pursuant to section 1 of this local law shall be reported if the commissioner determines that such reporting would compromise the privacy of personally identifiable information.

§ 3. This local law takes effect immediately and expires and is deemed repealed on December 31, 2023. 

 

 

 

 

HKA

LS # 10100 / 10120

7/27/22