New York City Department of Health - Records Retention and Disposition Schedule

Reclaim The Records filed this request with the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene of New York City, NY.


From: Reclaim The Records

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the New York State Freedom of Information Law (1977 N.Y. Laws ch. 933), I hereby request the following records:

Please provide a copy of your most recent "Records Retention and Disposition Schedule". If there are any previous versions of this schedule available, anything for the time period 1990-2016, please include copies of those files too.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes. Please be advised that this request is being filed electronically through the website and will be immediately available to the general public.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 5 business days, as the statute requires.


Brooke Schreier Ganz
Founder, Reclaim The Records

From: Chari Anhouse

Dear Ms. Ganz:

The NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene has granted your Freedom of Information Law request for a copy of the agency's Record Retention Schedule. Please see attached.

Thank you,
Chari Anhouse
Associate General Counsel/Records Access Officer
NYC Department of Health & Mental Hygiene
General Counsel's Office
42-09 28th Street, CN-31
Long Island City, NY 11101


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From: Reclaim The Records

Hi there,

Thanks so much for your help with this request, and for the quick turnaround. I really appreciate it.

Brooke Schreier Ganz