The New York State Senate Health Committee approved the Governor’s nomination of Guillermo Chacón, to the New York State Minority Health Council. The Council was created in 1992, to consider any matter relating to the preservation and improvement of minority health in the State of New York and to advise the Commissioner of Health on these important issues.
“I am honored to have been nominated by Governor Andrew Cuomo and confirmed by the health committee of the New York State Senate to work on improving the health of communities of color in the State of New York. Only by working together will we be able to address health disparities and create innovative new strategies to address the health needs of all New Yorkers.” stated Guillermo Chacón.
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