For decades, the New York State Department of Health has released various videos and public service announcements addressing a wide variety of topics relating to our health. Explore a sampling of these videos below.
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A film presented by the New York State Department of Health showcasing the health problems or emergencies that can happen in a community and how to resolve them. The film focuses on migrant workers and squatters' camps in Seneca County, New York in which issues of clean drinking water, sanitation and immunization arise. The towns of Ovid and Waterloo are featured. 1940s.
Educational film from the 1960s presented by the New York State Department of Health and produced by the Office of Public Health Education. The film is geared towards the New York State workforce and promotes the importance of medical checkups as part of healthy living and planning for retirement. Includes footage of the Governor Alfred E. Smith State Office Building in Albany, NY. 1960s.
The New York State Health Department created this advertisement to raise awareness of the eligibility requirements for the WIC (Women, Infants, and Children) program, which provides health and nutrition services to pregnant women, mothers and their young children.