Departments

Health

Allegany County

Department of Health

County Office Building
7 Court Street
Belmont, New York 14813-1076

 

 

 

Crisis Hotline
1-888-448-3367

Phone: 585-268-9250
Fax: 585-268-9264

Mission Statement

The mission of the Allegany County Department of Health (ACDOH) is to educate, motivate and empower Allegany County residents to adopt and maintain healthy lifestyles.

The ACDOH offers a wide variety of health services including:

  • vaccinations
  • public health education programs
  • cancer screening services
  • physicals
  • environmental health services such as water sample testing
  • children’s developmental programs
  • the Allegany County WIC program
  • women’s wellness services
  • family planning services
  • and over 40 other health and wellness services

Since the addition of the environmental health division in 1975, the Department of Health is the centralized resource for all Allegany County residents to better their health and well being.

Resources

  • Free Lead Testing Pilot Program
  • Drinking Water Testing Labs
    Compiled by the Allegany County Department of Health
    The lists below are laboratories that provide information, sampling instructions and containers, and analyses for private or public water supplies in our area.  All analyses needed to comply with any regulation (Subpart 67-4 Lead Testing in School Drinking Water) must be performed by a laboratory certified by the New York State Department of Health Wadsworth Center under the Environmental Laboratory Approval Program (ELAP).
  • Zika Virus testing and hotline
  • Zika Virus Fact Sheet
  • Zika Travel Poster Prototype-Pregnant Women
  • For Zika Virus Testing Call 585.268.9250
    The Allegany County Department of Health will bill Medicare, Medicaid, Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Independent Health, Univera, United Health (Empire Plan), Fidelis, and Magna Care (Aetna, etc). Other insurances will be billed and they may or may not pay for your services.  If your insurance does not pay for your ACDOH services “you” the client are liable to pay for these services. The Allegany County Department of Health has a sliding scale for payment of services for clients who are uninsured/underinsured. *The Allegany County Department of Health’s health care professionals are not affiliated with any hospital.
  • Allegany County Food Service Inspections
    All temporary food service operations that do not secure a permit to operate at least 10 days prior to the start of the event will be charged an additional $25.00 late fee.
    If a permit is issued on-site due to not properly submitting paperwork at least 10 days prior to the start of the event, a $25.00 late fee will be charged.
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  • www.health.data.ny.gov