Health Department

Recovery 101: For Families & Loved Ones

Are you concerned about a loved one's opioid use?Do you want to know more about the disease of addiction and how it affects families? For more information about this night of education and support click here.

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

America is making progress in the fight against colorectal cancer. However, it still remains the third leading cause of cancer death in both men and women in the United States.

Many people do not realize that simply aging can put you at higher risk for developing colorectal cancer and that early stage colon cancer doesn’t usually cause symptoms. But there are steps you can take to reduce your risk for the disease.

Colorectal cancer is one of only a few cancers that can be prevented because colorectal cancer screening allows doctors to find and remove hidden growths (called “polyps”) before they become cancer. Removing polyps can prevent cancer altogether.

Colon cancer screening tests can also detect cancer at an earlier, more treatable stage.  Unfortunately, nearly half of all Americans are not getting the recommended screenings they need.  There is a national campaign under way called “80 by ‘18”.  The primal goal of the campaign is for (at least) 80% of age and risk eligible adults to be screened by 2018.  The reasons are obvious...Read more

Health Insurance Enrollment

You may be eligible to apply for health care coverage if your income falls below the 200% federal poverty level or if you have a qualifying event such as loss of health insurance, divorce death etc. Call Wyoming County Health Department (585) 786-8890 and speak with one of our Certified Navigators for more information or if you need to renew your Medicaid, Child Health Plus or Essential Plan. Read More….

2018 Public Water Supply Operator Training - March 21, 2018

FREE local training for the operators of our drinking water systems that live or work in Wyoming County. Out of county are welcome also but must pay a fee of $20. It is anticipated that NYSDOH will grant 5.0 contact hours for re-certification requirements for drinking water operators.  Lunch will be provided.  Although directed at water operators, superintendents of public works and elected officials are also welcome to attend all day, or for part of the day. This training session will provide information on water system sustainability, usefulness of GIS mapping of water system and phosphates as a treatment option to improve water quality.  It will also cover collaboration /partnership between water systems and reducing vulnerability from cyber-attack for small water systems. For more information please see our Water Operator Training brochure and to register please complete registration form included in the brochure or online. Please call (585) 786-8894 with any questions.


Pay Your Environmental Health Related Fees & Invoices Online

In addition to paying your Environmental Health related charges by check, you now have the option to pay online with a credit or debit card using GovPayNet. For this service a small processing fee will be added to your transaction. If you would like more information please review GovPayNet Fee Schedule and GovPayNet Terms of Service prior to paying.