Allegany County

Department of Health

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

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.

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.

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

First dose COVID-19 Clinic appointments can be made by clicking on the following: Please note that these links are specific to the dates indicated and might expire after the date of the clinic.

Friday, January 8, 2021 (1/8):

Monday, January 11, 2021 (1/11):

Wednesday, January 13, 2021 (1/13):


Allegany County COVID-19 – All Press Releases and Updates related to the COVID-19 will now be located on a page dedicated to this issue.

Remember to continue doing your part! A contact tracer could be trying to call you. Please answer! NYSContactTracingFlyer

2020 Flu ONLY Clinics-one in each Legislative District in Allegany County

For more information on COVID-19, visit the New York State Department of Health’s Coronavirus website .

 For more information on COVID-19,call the Allegany County Department of Health at 585.268.9250.

Click here for Pharmacies that offer vaccinations

Pharmacies and health care providers throughout Allegany County continue to offer vaccinations including the flu shot. The Allegany County Department of Health (ACDOH) encourages residents to visit their local pharmacy, health care provider, or one of our clinics for their flu shot this season. The Allegany County Department of Health will offer flu shot clinics at the ACDOH clinic located on the ground floor of the county office building and one clinic in each legislative district* in Allegany County.

    • Please wear a mask!
    • Social distancing will apply at every clinic. Each group of household members will be asked to remain at least 6 feet from other groups.
    • Directions for entering the county office building will be given when you make your appointment.
    • Please wear short sleeves.
    • Please bring insurance cards with you. It is the responsibility of the insured to make sure the Allegany County Department of Health is within the insurance’s network and will cover the cost of the vaccine and administration fee.
    • If insurance is not accepted, payment for the vaccine and administration fee will be billed to the patient.
  • If you are paying cash:
    • High dose flu for ages 65 and over is $90.
    • Regular flu is $49.
  • Vaccines are NOT FREE (for those without insurance we have a sliding fee scale)!
  • Flu vaccine will be offered at immunization clinics if vaccine is available.
  • Dates are dependent on the availability of flu vaccine.

Please call the Allegany County Department of Health at 585-268-9250 with any questions or to make an appointment. Information to pre-register for Legislative District Clinics will be announced with locations and times for these clinics at a later date.  


News Release: The Allegany County Department of Health (ACDOH) would like the community, gym/health club facility owner/operators and members to know we have received the reopening gyms and fitness centers guidelines; interim guidance for gyms and fitness centers during COVID-19 public health emergency; and the NY forward safety plan template. These documents are available at

News Release: Roll up your sleeves and ServNY

News Release: Contact the health department if you have COVID-19 symptoms for testing

Click here to watch –Catch The Bat!! -a video on how to catch the bat and bat rabies from the New York State Department of Health

August 1, 2020: News Release: Catch the Bat!

How to remove a tick video–  Click here to learn more about how to remove a tick

2020-2021 School Year New York State Immunization Requirements for School Entrance/Attendance page one

2020-2021 School Year New York State Immunization Requirements for School Entrance/Attendance page two

8/4/2020News Release: Septic System Replacement Program

News Release: FDA adds to list of hand sanitizers with toxic levels of wood alcohol.

  • If you have questions for the Food and Drug Administration should call 1-888-INFO-FDA (1-888-463-6332).
  • For questions about any type of poisoning call the New York Regional Poison Control Center call 1-800-222-1222.

Additional information from Allegany County, Towns and Villages, Schools and Colleges and information for Businesses and Individuals are available on these pages:



Someone will return your call ASAP!


Click on one of the links below to watch a Public Service Announcement on Novel Coronavirus

Novel Coronavirus-A message from New York State’s Health Commissioner (

Novel Coronavirus- What New Yorkers Should Know (


Click here to see the list of pharmacies offering vaccines in 2020



  • 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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