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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 is the 2018 Rabies Clinic Schedule for Greene County Public Health:

 

March 28, 2018               6pm to 8pm            Medway-Grapeville Firehouse, RT 51, New Baltimore

April 25, 2018                  6pm to 8pm            Lexington Firehouse, RT 42, Lexington

May 23, 2018                   6pm to 8pm             Leeds Firehouse, Old RT 23B, Leeds

June 13, 2018                  6pm to 8pm             Earlton Firehouse, RT 81, Earlton

August 22, 2018              6pm to 8pm            Cairo Firehouse, Railroad Avenue, Cairo

September 12, 2018      6pm to 8pm             Freehold Firehouse, RT 32, Freehold

October 24, 2018           6pm to 8pm             Hensonville Firehouse, 432 RT 296, Hensonville

 

New Baltimore Animal Hospital, located in West Coxsackie, provides 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