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For Providers

You may contact the Essex County Health Department 24/7 by calling 518-873-3500. 

You will always speak with a person if you call this main phone line.  During regular )business hours it is answered by our friendly staff.  After hours, weekends or holidays it is answered by an answering service who will connect you with our loyal on-call staff.  To dial that number directly, call 1-888-270-7249.

Use this number to report a public health emergency, risk, problem, or environmental or occupational public health hazard.  Use this number to refer patients for services or change home care patient orders.

 

REFER PATIENTS FOR SERVICES Available through this Health Department

Home Health Care – Nursing, PT, OT, Speech

Pregnancy Support

New Mom & Babe Nursing Care

Breastfeeding Support

WIC

Child Development Services

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COMMUNITY HEALTH ASSESSMENT DATA

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COMMUNICABLE DISEASE

Reporting Requirements, Forms & More from DOH

NYSDOH Communicable Disease Reporting Form (DOH Form 389)

NYSDOH Rabies Specimen History (DOH Form-487)

CDC Launches Antibiotic Stewardship Training!

IMMUNIZATIONS

NYS Immunization Information System

Vaccine Handling & Storage Toolkit

CDC’s Pinkbook

Approved Vaccines & Package Inserts

SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES / HIV/ HCV

Compendium of Sexual & Reproductive Health Resources for Healthcare Providers (National Coalition for Sexual Health)

STD Treatment Guidelines from CDC

STD Training Links

HIV Guidance

HIV, HCV & STD Clinical Education Initiative

TICKBORNE DISEASES

TUBERCULOSIS

Professional Resources & Tools from the CDC

ZIKA

ZIKA – Provider Links at NYSDOH

ZIKA-Interpreting Wadsworth Lab Results

RABIES

NYSDOH Rabies Specimen History (DOH Form-487)

Information for Providers from CDC

Information for Veterinarians from CDC