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Welcome to the Chemung County Health Department

Our Mission is to:

  • Promote and respond to our community's health needs,
  • Demonstrate teamwork through open communication, support, respect and accountability and
  • Provide efficient, courteous, professional service fairly and consistently. 


 

FREE RABIES CLINIC...

October 18, 2014 (Saturday) At the Horseheads Town Hall

Click HERE for more information.

 
LYME DISEASE... in Chemung County.  A recent tick survey of a public park area showed almost half of the ticks collected were infected with the bacteria capable of causing Lyme Disease.  For more information, click HERE.

 

 

 

 

Weather-Related Emergency Preparedness  You can click on the picture to the left to download that brochure.....

For more information on Emergency Management and Public Awareness, click HERE.

 
New BED BUG page added to our website.  For more information, click HERE.  

 

The Chemung County WIC program is alive and well...

Click HERE for more information.

 

 
Parental consent now required for body piercing individuals under the age of 18 years old.  For more information, click HERE.  

 

 
 The NYSDOH Commissioner has issued a new emergency order prohibiting both the sale and possession of synthetic marijuana and bath salts.  For more information, click HERE.  

 
TANNING FACILITIES are now prohibited from allowing persons less than 17 years of age to participate in indoor tanning.  Click HERE for more information  

 

 
The STTAC (Southern Tier Tobacco Awareness Community Partnership) conducted a survey of adult residents of Chemung, Schuyler, and Steuben counties in July 2011 regarding attitudes and opinions with regard to tobacco use and smoking.  To download a copy of the survey results, click HERE.

 

 

New Rules Regarding Open Fires....

To download a copy of the revised Part 215, click HERE.

To go to the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation website, click HERE.

 

 

                                                                             

 

WORKERS COMPENSATION EXEMPTION - To complete the on-line version of form CE-200, click HERE.


CHEMUNG COUNTY HEALTH CENTER

Public Health Director - Robert E. Page
607-737-2068

Director of Environmental Health Services - Thomas G. Kump, P.E.
607-737-2019
EHS@co.chemung.ny.us

Public Health Clinical Director - Melissa Klossner
607-737-2028

Director of Patient Services / Home Health Agency - Melissa Traub
607-737-2028

Deputy Public Health Director / Finance - Harry Shepard
607-737-2028

 

We are located at 103 Washington Street, Elmira, New York.  Our campus consists of the John C. Gridley Health Center and the Peter Chalk PavilionEnvironmental Health Services (737-2019) and Vital Statistics (737-2018) are both located in the Chalk Pavilion. All other health department offices are located in the Gridley Building.  The main switchboard number is (607) 737-2028.  You can reach individual departments at phone numbers listed throughout this site.




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