Provider: New York City - Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
Extras Administration: Return/destroy media
Language from Contract:
11. That identifiable information will be disposed of in a confidential manner within one year of the date of the original release unless an extension is requested of and approved by the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. I understand that identifiable information includes: certificate numbers,names, dates, social security numbers, addresses, institution names and any other information that may identify an individual. Anything that contains identifiable information will be destroyed. This includes original certificate copies, computer files and/or their abstracts and any reproductions obtained, either directly or indirectly from the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene or through the National Death Index (NDI).