How do I? – Public Health

MAKE AN APPOINTMENT?

Call Greene County Public Health at 518-719-3600 to schedule an appointment.

FIND RABIES CLINICS?

Here are the dates and locations for the 2016 RABIES CLINICS, held on Wednesday evenings from 6:00 – 8:00 pm:

March 23, 2016                       Medway-Grapeville Firehouse, RT 51, New Baltimore

April 27, 2016                          Lexington Firehouse, RT 42, Lexington

May 25, 2016                            Leeds Firehouse, Old RT 23B, Leeds

June 15, 2016                           Earlton Firehouse, RT 81, Earlton

August 24, 2016                      Cairo Firehouse, Railroad Avenue, Cairo

September 14, 2016              Freehold Firehouse, RT 32, Freehold

October 26, 2016                   Hensonville Firehouse, 432 Route 296, Hensonville

 

DONATIONS ARE HIGHLY ENCOURAGED.  This vaccination is available for all Greene County residents’ cats, dogs and ferrets.

Please call ahead for ferrets.  If you are feeding a cat or dog, please be sure it gets immunized against rabies.

**Please bring record of pet’s PREVIOUS vaccination to receive a 3-year certificate**

**If no record is shown, pet will be given a ONE-YEAR VACCINATION**

 

New Baltimore Animal Hospital, located in West Coxsackie, will be providing the Veterinary service for all of the clinics.

Click here to learn more about Rabies

FIND INSURANCE & RX DRUG PROGRAMS

New York State of Health –  The Official Health Plan Marketplace

Click here to go directly to the website for the New York State of Health to find out if you qualify for Child Health Plus A and B, Family Health Plus or Medicaid.

Greene County RX Drug Program 

If you are uninsured or underinsured and paying cash for your prescription drugs, the Greene County Prescription Drug Discount Card, offered through ProAct, can provide immediate financial relief at the pharmacy counter.

Program Highlights:

  • Any resident, regardless of age or income, can participate.
  • Discount card is accepted at all Greene County pharmacies and at over 55,000 pharmacies nationwide.
  • Discount card covers ALL prescription medications, brand or generic.  Prescriptions for pets would also be covered.
  • Average savings:
    • 10-20% on Brand drugs
    • 20-70% on Generic drugs

For more information or to obtain a card, visit:   www.NYRxDiscountCard.com

VOLUNTEER TO HELP?

The Greene NY Medical Reserve Corps is in the process of recruiting volunteers to assist during times of emergencies. We are seeking both medical and non-medical volunteers who may be able to assist with various operations, planning, and logistics functions associated with responding to a Public Health Emergency (PHE).

Volunteers will be given the opportunity to receive necessary training to ensure both personal and family readiness while increasing overall readiness to assist with emergency response within the community.

Click here to volunteer!

DISPOSE OF NEEDLES SAFELY?

Project Needle Smart serves as a community safe sharps collection program in support of alternative needle/syringe disposal throughout the Capital Region.

There are 8 drop-off kiosk locations around Greene County where you can safely dispose of your used or unwanted needles. You can also pick up a FREE sharps container!

All kiosks are outside and have 24/7 access unless otherwise noted.

Cairo (2 locations):

CVS Pharmacy – Routes 23 and 32

Hannaford Supermarket & Pharmacy – 223 Main Street

Catskill:

Greene County Office Building – Water Street Side (top of stairs leading to creek)

Coxsackie:

EmUrgent Care – 11835 Route 9W

East Durham:

Durham Town Hall (New Location) – 7309 Route 81

Greenville:

Kelly’s Pharmacy – 4852 Route 81

(Inside; Mon-Fri 9am-7pm; Sat-Sun 9am-3pm)

Tannersville:

Hunter Ambulance – 5740 Route 23A

Windham:

Windham Pharmacy – 68 Route 296