Wednesday, September 29, 2021

NY Gov. Picks New Health Commissioner

New York Gov. Kathy Hochul (D) named her New Health Commissioner, Wednesday.

Dr. Mary T. Bassett, has been Appointed to Replace Dr. Howard Zucker.

Bassett served as the Commissioner of New York City’s Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, from 2014 to 2018.

“As we move to end the pandemic, we have a unique opportunity to create a state that is more equitable for all New Yorkers,” Bassett wrote on Twitter.

Zucker served under former Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) throughout the Pandemic, but Submitted his Resignation, last week, amid fallout over the Nursing Home Scandal.

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