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.
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
To be announced
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.
CLICK HERE FOR THE UPDATED (10.04.19) NYSDOH CHILD IMMUNIZATION REQUIREMENTS, FACT SHEET
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.
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 postnatal women, newborns and infants. Contact: (845) 340–3070
Public Health Preparedness Program
SEPTEMBER IS NATIONAL PREPAREDNESS MONTH
Week 1 September 1-4: Make A Plan
Talk to your friends and family about how you will communicate before, during, and after a disaster. Make sure to update your plan based on the Centers for Disease Control recommendations due to the Coronavirus.
Week 2 September 5-11: Build A Kit
Gather supplies that will last for several days after a disaster for everyone living in your home. Don’t forget to consider the unique needs each person or pet may have in case you have to evacuate quickly. Update your kits and supplies based on recommendations by the Centers for Disease Control. Visit: https://www.ready.gov/september
Week 3 September 12-18: Low-Cost, No-Cost Preparedness
Limit the impacts that disasters have on you and your family. Know the risk of disasters in your area. Learn how to make your home stronger in the face of storms and other common hazards. Check your insurance coverage to make sure it is up-to-date.
Week 4 September 19-25: Teach Youth About Preparedness
Talk to your kids about preparing for emergencies and what to do in case you are separated. Reassure them by providing information about how they can get involved. Visit: https://www.ready.gov/kids
For more information. Visit: https://www.ready.gov/september
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.
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 AND OFFICES HAVE MOVED TO 239 GOLDEN HILL LANE, IN KINGSTON
WIC CLINIC SCHEDULE:
November-December 2020 Clinic Schedule
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