Approximately 300,000 Americans are diagnosed with Lyme disease annually, 450 new cases in NY alone last year. Learn more about how to protect yourself against ticks and Lyme Disease.
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.
This time of year kids are getting outside to play. It is important to make sure your yard is LEAD FREE.
Use this checklist to make sure your yard or play area is safe for your kids.
Support Your Health, Support Local Farmers.
Find Fresh Fruits and Veggies at Local Farmers Markets.
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 Pavilion. Environmental 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.