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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.  

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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.                         

Find Locations HERE

 

      

There is no need to keep a child home because of head lice.

Click HERE to find out more.

 

 

 

              

  See the 2014 Progress Report

              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.  

 

                                                                             

 

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

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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