Patient Services Division

The Patient Services Division offers many programs and services to individuals, families and the community–at–large, including clinics and group presentations on a variety of health-related topics.

Units/Programs:

Communicable Disease

This program plays a vital role in preventing and controlling disease outbreaks in the County. Staff monitors and investigates communicable disease outbreaks works with State and Local authorities on control measures and conducts public awareness and education activities around preventative measures, such as vaccination recommendations and requirements. Contact: (845) 340–3090

Clinics
 
Immunization Clinic:

 

Childhood Immunization: Vaccines are provided against childhood diseases for children 18 years of age and younger.  Must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. For more information and to schedule for an appointment, please call (845) 340-3070.

 

Adult: If you’re interested in influenza vaccine, please call for an appointment (845) 340-3070

 

Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD) Clinic:  Anyone who is 12 years of age or older is eligible to be seen in the STD clinic.  By law, parental consent is not required for individuals under the age of 19 years. Provide confidential testing, diagnosis and treatment of STDs as well as HIV testing.   HIV testing can be anonymous and or confidential testing.  By appointment on Mondays, call (845) 340-3090.

 

Tuberculosis 

Testing, diagnosis, and treatment of tuberculosis. Persons, less than 18 years of age must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.  By appointments, call 340-3090

 

 Please scroll down this page for WIC Clinic Schedules

 

Children with Special Health Care Needs/Physically Handicapped Children’s Program

Ensures access to quality health care for chronically ill and disabled children. Contact: (845) 340–3099

Licensed Home Health Care Service Agency Visits

Are completed by our Public Health Nurses for prenatal and post–natal women, newborns and infants. Contact: (845) 340–3070

Public Health Preparedness Program

This program provides day–to–day coordination of the Department's Public Health emergency preparedness, response and recovery activities. It serves as a link to New York State's Department of Health, Ulster County Emergency Management and other state or local agencies that play a critical role in Ulster County’s emergency management process. Contact: (845) 334–5540.

4 Steps to Preparedness: Be Informed-Make a Plan-Build a Kit-Get Involved. For more information on Preparedness topics and brochures, visit ready.gov

 

Get Ready Recipes: Stockpile meals to make during an emergency

 When Disaster Strikes Ulster County Needs Volunteers Like You!

 How can I help my community?

Have you ever thought about volunteering, but didn't know how you could help your community? Or are you an experienced volunteer looking to expand your skills and opportunities? Become a volunteer to help Ulster County to get ready for and respond to emergencies!

ServNY is a New York State registry for people who wish to volunteer during an emergency or major disaster or an emergency exercise. Your role as a volunteer will help ensure that people affected by a disaster will receive the care they need. Registering simply tells us that you are open to the idea of volunteering in case of an emergency. Please consider volunteering to help your local community.

Join "ServNY" to Volunteer!

See a Public Health Preparedness Point of Dispensing (POD) Training Exercise in Action - a POD training exercise helps prepare our community for the mass distribution of medications and/or vaccines in the event of a natural or man-made disaster.

 
Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Program

WIC offers many benefits including nutritious food vouchers, nutrition counseling, health screenings, breastfeeding support, and more to qualifying pregnant and nursing women, infants and children under 5.By participating in the WIC program, you can make sure that you receive good nutrition, quality health services, and nutrition education to make you, your baby, and children grow up strong! Contact the WIC Program at: (845) 340-3965

For a detailed WIC Program Fact Sheet, click here 

THE WIC CLINIC HAS MOVED TO 239 GOLDEN HILL LANE, IN KINGSTON - PLEASE CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION

WIC CLINIC SCHEDULE: DEC 2017 - JAN 2018

In accordance with Federal Civil Rights Law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.

 

 

 

Lead Poisoning Prevention Program

The Lead Posioning Prevention Program provides services to the community for the purpose of increasing awareness of lead exposure in the home and in the environment. Information and education are provided to the general public, medical providers and community organizations. Contact: (845)340-3090.