Find 12857 health departments, DOH, and health and human services. Health departments provide information on health insurance, affordable health care, public health, human services, women, children and family health services and issues.
Hamilton County Health Department 145 White Birch Lane Indian Lake NY 12842 18.7 miles from 12857 518-648-6497
Essex County Health Department 7551 Court Street Elizabethtown NY 12932 31.0 miles from 12857 518-873-3560
Saranac Lake Health Department 41 Saint Bernard Street Saranac Lake NY 12983 36.9 miles from 12857 518-891-1800
New York State Health Department 77 Mohican Street Glens Falls NY 12801 37.6 miles from 12857 518-793-3893
Washington County Health Department 415 Lower Main Street Hudson Falls NY 12839 39.7 miles from 12857 518-746-2400
Rutland Health Department 88 Merchants Row Rutland VT 05701 47.8 miles from 12857 802-786-5811
Contact the local, county, or state Health Department. In most cases, the Health Department will provide a complaint form and follow up on the complaint. This usually results in an inspection of the business.
Common tasks of Public Health Nurses include home health supervision visits, communicable disease and food borne illness investigations, public flu and pneumonia clinics, and blood pressure clinics.
Health Departments are generally established to identify and minimize threats to public health and to promote a healthy environment. They are not involved in the delivery of health care services except on a very limited basis. Oversight of health insurance providers in most states is the responsibility of an Insurance Department.