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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April 15-25, 2015.


5 Reasons to Vaccinate Your Child





Twin Tiers Breastfeeding Network Open House!

May 27 2015 @ The Chemung County Health Department

12:00 - 1:00 

Call (607) 737.2899 or (607) 735.5717 for more info.

Lunch Will Be Provided!



FREE Rabies Clinic...

Thursday, April 30, 2015
Golden Glow Fire Department
Click HERE for more details




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.

Parental consent now required for body piercing individuals under the age of 18 years old.  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  

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.


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.


 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.  



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.


Public Health Director - Robert E. Page

Director of Environmental Health Services - Thomas G. Kump, P.E.

Public Health Clinical Director - Melissa Klossner

Director of Patient Services / Home Health Agency - Melissa Traub

Deputy Public Health Director / Finance - Harry Shepard


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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