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Spring Clean Your Medicine Cabinet!
Drop off your unwanted medications on Saturday, April 30, 2016 at the Canandaigua Wegmans parking lot from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. Read on...
Meningococcal Vaccine for School Attendance 2016-2017
In New York, proof of meningococcal vaccination will be required for seventh and twelfth graders starting September 2016. Read on...
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Well, Well, Well...water
Safe Drinking Water in NY
Almost 2 million New Yorkers rely on privately owned wells for drinking water. Contamination of private wells affects not only the household served by the well but nearby households using the same aquifer. Read more about responsibilities of maintaining a well on your property.

Ontario County Dental Card Program
Discounted Dental Care
Do you skip seeing the dentist because it's expensive or not covered by insurance? This program may be for you. Pay a yearly fee and receive discounted visits with participating dentists. A list of participating providers and the fee schedule are available at Health Economics Group.

For an Ontario County Dental Card Brochure or to print an enrollment form, click hereCopies of brochures are available at Ontario County Public Health, the Office for the Aging, and the Department of Social Services.  

Zika Virus
For Moms
Zika is transmitted by the bite of an infected mosquito. Unborn babies can suffer birth defects if their moms get Zika during pregnancy. Women who are pregnant or trying to get pregnant should avoid travel to countries where Zika virus is circulating. Read more.

Pregnant and planning a trip? Check out CDC Travel Alerts before you purchase your ticket and book your hotel.
For Healthcare Providers
Go to our Zika Page for posters, updates and guidance.
NY State DOH, Zika Advisories and Information

When the Dog Bitesdog walking
A Little Information Goes a Long Way
Many people end up needing rabies vaccine after a dog bite because the dog and its owner cannot be located by the health department. If you or someone you love is unfortunate enough to be bitten by a dog, try to get a description of the dog and contact information for its owner. Read more...

Updated 4/26/16

Contact Us
Mary L. Beer, RN, MPH
Public Health Director 
3019 County Complex Dr.
Canandaigua, NY 14424

Hours: Monday-Friday
8:30 am-5:00 pm
Ph: (585) 396-4343
Fx: (585) 396-4551

After Hours Emergencies
Contact the Ontario County Sheriff's
Departmet at (585) 394-4560 and
ask for Public Health Nurse on call.


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