How Do I? – Public Health


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


Here is the 2020 Rabies Clinic Schedule for Greene County Public Health:

Greene County Public Health will be providing 3 DRIVE-UP ONLY rabies clinics for Greene County residents at Angelo Canna Town Park in Cairo, NY. PLEASE CALL TO PRE-REGISTER at 518-719-3600.

The dates are:

August 19, 2020 from 5-7pm

September 2, 2020 from 5-7pm

October 7, 2020 from 5-7pm

This is a DRIVE-UP ONLY clinic; you MUST wear a face mask and remain inside your vehicle at all times.

Bring record of pet’s previous vaccination for 3-year certificate; if no record is present, pet will be give 1-year certificate.

Public Health Law requires all cats, dogs, and ferrets to be vaccinated for rabies starting at 12 weeks old. If you are feeding a stray, please bring them to be vaccinated.

Clinics are FREE, however donations will be accepted to defray program costs. Requested donation: $5 per animal

March 25, 2020              6pm to 8pm            Medway-Grapeville Firehouse, RT 51, New Baltimore CANCELLED

April 22, 2020                 6pm to 8pm            Lexington Firehouse, RT 42, Lexington CANCELLED

May 20, 2020                  6pm to 8pm             Leeds Firehouse, Old RT 23B, Leeds CANCELLED

June 10, 2020                 6pm to 8pm             Earlton Firehouse, RT 81, Earlton POSTPONED

August 19, 2020             6pm to 8pm             Cairo Firehouse, Railroad Avenue, Cairo POSTPONED

September 9, 2020       6pm to 8pm             Freehold Firehouse, RT 32, Freehold POSTPONED

October 21, 2020           6pm to 8pm             Hensonville Firehouse, 432 RT 296, Hensonville POSTPONED


Veterinary services provided by New Baltimore Animal Hospital, located in West Coxsackie.

Click here to learn more about Rabies.


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:


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!


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


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


EmUrgent Care – 11835 Route 9W

East Durham:

Durham Town Hall (New Location) – 7309 Route 81


Kelly’s Pharmacy – 4852 Route 81

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


Hunter Ambulance – 5740 Route 23A


Windham Pharmacy – 68 Route 296