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Old 07-26-2018, 02:00 PM
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when, on September 20, 1965, my (now former) wife gave birth to my son Richard at the Jamaica Navy Hospital, which is now called the Jamaica VA Hospital. I called the VA Hospital about any records and the lady told me they had no birth records. I called New York Vital Statistics and they said they had no record. Can anyone assist me in my search?
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Old 07-26-2018, 02:15 PM
Location: New Mexico U.S.A.
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Birth certificates are not sent out by the hospital. They are sent out by the NYS Department of Health. If a parent is looking for their newborn’s first birth certificate, they can contact the Department of Health at 212-788-4520. If anyone wishes to obtain a copy of a birth certificate (that may have been lost) they can request one on line by going to:
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