Please note: this meeting has been deferred.
Meeting Name: Committee on Aging Agenda status: Deferred
Meeting date/time: 10/25/2023 Deferred Minutes status: Deferred  
Meeting location: Council Chambers - City Hall
Jointly with the Committee on Health and the Committee on Hospitals.
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Not available  
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T2023-3558 *   Oversight - Older Adults Living with HIVOversight    Action details Not available
Int 0620-2022 *Crystal Hudson  Requiring the department of health and mental hygiene to conduct monkeypox education and prevention efforts and establish an infectious disease vaccine scheduling portal.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) to develop a plan to prevent the spread of monkeypox in response to the ongoing monkeypox outbreak. DOHMH would be required to conduct an education and outreach campaign about the monkeypox outbreak, including transmission, prevention of infection, and vaccination and treatment. DOHMH would also be required to coordinate with agencies and community organizations to ensure that communities most at risk of contracting the virus and communities with low vaccine accessibility have adequate vaccine access. DOHMH would evaluate the demographics of monkeypox vaccine recipients, and adjust the hours of operation and location of vaccination sites based on such examination and the needs of communities most at risk of contracting the disease. The bill would also require DOHMH to maintain a vaccine portal that allows individuals to schedule appointments for COVID-19, monkeypox and other infectious disease vaccinations.   Action details Not available
Int 0825-2022 *Chi A. Ossé  Report on the outreach and distribution of pre-exposure prophylaxis throughout the city of New York.IntroductionThis bill would require the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene to report on the outreach and distribution of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) medication utilized in HIV/AIDS prevention, including but not limited to, the number of individuals receiving PrEP or outreach on the availability of PrEP by gender, age group, sexual orientation, and race or ethnicity.   Action details Not available
Int 0895-2023 *Pierina Ana Sanchez  Expanding availability of rapid testing for sexually transmitted infections.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene to ensure accessibility to rapid testing for sexually transmitted infections in all boroughs, prioritizing communities in boroughs that have higher infection rates as determined by the department.   Action details Not available
Res 0294-2022 *Crystal Hudson  US Dept of Health and Human Services to increase the number of monkeypox vaccines available and ensure the amount of vaccines sent to NYC is reflective of the proportion of the nationwide cases for an equitable distribution and effective containment of thResolution    Action details Not available
Res 0395-2022 *Crystal Hudson  Increase access to pre-exposure prophylaxis and post-exposure prophylaxis.Resolution    Action details Not available
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