Find 12977 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.
Saranac Lake Health Department 41 Saint Bernard Street Saranac Lake NY 12983 4.4 miles from 12977 518-891-1800
Essex County Health Department 7551 Court Street Elizabethtown NY 12932 24.0 miles from 12977 518-873-3560
Hamilton County Health Department 145 White Birch Lane Indian Lake NY 12842 35.8 miles from 12977 518-648-6497
Vermont Health Department 108 Cherry St Burlington VT 05401 44.7 miles from 12977 802-863-7200
Williston Health Department 426 Industrial Avenue Williston VT 05495 48.6 miles from 12977 802-863-7323
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.